Volvo, Trimble sign integration agreement

By |  April 18, 2016

PQ1410_brandnew-volvo-300Volvo Construction Equipment and Trimble signed a machine control integration agreement focused on establishing a Trimble 3-D machine control solution that will integrate with Volvo Dig Assist 2-D machine control on Volvo excavators.

The announcement was made at Bauma 2016.

According to the companies, integrating the Trimble 3-D machine control solution on Volvo excavators will complement the Volvo Dig Assist capability to enable the use of 3-D constructible models, as-build data and other Trimble Connected Site technologies.

“We are very pleased to work with Volvo on a machine control solution integrating the best of what both companies have to offer,” says Bryn Fosburgh, vice president at Trimble. “Contractors are seeking new ways to improve competitiveness, efficiency and productivity. Tightly integrating Trimble solutions with Volvo allows our mutual customers to more easily leverage construction technology in their business.”

The Volvo Group is a manufacturer of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. It has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.

Trimble is an innovator of productivity solutions for the civil engineering and construction sectors. Trimble solutions integrate a variety of technologies, including Global Navigation Satellite System, construction lasers, total stations, wireless data communications, the Internet and application software.

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