MUNICH, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) announced today an integrated Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform for Volvo Dig Assist 2D grade control on Volvo excavators. Both companies are conducting global customer validation testing in preparation for the release.
The announcement was made at bauma 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment.
Integrating Trimble Earthworks on Volvo Excavators will complement the Volvo Dig Assist capability to enable the use of 3D constructible models, as-built data, remote support, design and asset management, and other Trimble® Connected Site® technologies.
“In the complex world of construction projects, our customers are looking for more integration and collaboration between their suppliers,” said Jeroen Schnoek, director Connected Site and Machine Services, Volvo CE. “Collaborating with Trimble will deliver our common customers the best of both worlds: their well-known Trimble 3D grade control solution integrated with the factory-integrated Volvo Dig Assist and Co-Pilot platform.”
“Working with Volvo CE on an integrated 3D grade control solution really showcases the benefits both companies bring to our mutual customers,” said Jean Francois Sourdoire, OEM business development manager, Europe, Africa, Middle East for Trimble Civil Engineering and Construction. “The tight integration of Trimble Earthworks with Volvo Dig Assist gives contractors a way to more easily adopt construction technology for faster ROI.”
Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform for Volvo Dig Assist will be available in 2019 from Trimble’s SITECH® construction technology dealers and Volvo CE dealerships.
About Volvo Construction Equipment
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is a leading international manufacturer of premium construction equipment, and with over 14,000 employees it is one of the largest companies in the industry. As a total-solution provider, Volvo CE also offers servicing, financing, used equipment, rental and other related services. Volvo CE is part of the Volvo Group. For more information, please visit: www.volvoce.com.
About Trimble’s Civil Engineering and Construction Division
Trimble is a leading innovator of productivity solutions for the civil engineering and construction sectors. Trimble’s solutions leverage a variety of technologies, including Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), construction lasers, total stations, wireless data communications, the Internet, and application software. As part of the Trimble Connected Site strategy, these solutions provide a high-level of process and workflow integration from the design phase through to the finished project—delivering significant improvements in productivity throughout the construction lifecycle.
For more information, visit: construction.trimble.com.
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB), visit: www.trimble.com.