Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced that it has acquired 3LOG Systems, Inc., a leading supplier of timber management software solutions. The acquisition complements Trimble’s forestry business software portfolio and further expands the Trimble Connected Forest™ solutions, which offer a complete end-to-end ecosystem for forest management, traceability and timber processing. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Headquartered in Vancouver British Columbia, 3LOG has over 500 installations and provides business software for timber management, wood product and bio-energy companies in North America. By providing enterprise software with integrated mobile field applications, 3LOG solutions manage millions of annual supply chain transactions and connect the forestry business cycle. 3LOG customers include forest owners and timberland managers, pulp and paper mills, softwood mills, hardwood mills, pellet mills, OSB/plywood mills and biomass facilities.
Trimble’s Connected Forest solutions manage the full raw materials lifecycle of planning, planting, growing, harvesting, transporting and processing finished wood products. The Connected Forest improves decision making and provides integrated supply chain visibility at every step. With the addition of 3LOG and its Log Inventory & Management System (LIMS) to the Connected Forest portfolio, Trimble now provides the most comprehensive forestry supply chain software suite available in the industry today.
“Our fundamental mission is to provide forestry organizations with solutions that drive agility, improve productivity and enable better visibility at each stage of the forest lifecycle,” said Kevin Toohill, general manager of Trimble’s Forestry Division. “3LOG is a leader in forestry business management software. Our combined technology portfolio will connect forestry operations to deliver even more value for our customers.”
“3LOG’s focus on integrated and adaptive business management solutions, coupled with Trimble’s worldwide expertise and broad portfolio, offer forestry customers a global partner that addresses the challenges of the modern forest industry,” said Hassan Farzadeh, 3LOG founder and CEO. “3LOG and Trimble have already been working with mutual customers for many years. Together, we will be able to provide the most comprehensive solution to the forestry sector. We are excited to continue our mission of providing innovative software and look forward to bringing increased value and productivity gains to the industry.”