Trimble acquires assets of BitWyse Solutions, Inc.

Trimble acquires assets of BitWyse Solutions, Inc.

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Sunnyvale, USA, 2 May 2006 — Trimble announced on May 2 that it has acquired the assets of privately-held BitWyse Solutions, Inc. of Salem, Massachusetts in an all-cash transaction. BitWyse is a leading data management company specializing in 2D and 3D software applications for engineering and construction plant design. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The purchase of BitWyses assets is expected to extend Trimble’s product portfolio of 3D laser scanning solutions by providing application-specific software capabilities within the Power, Process, and Plant vertical markets. These markets are increasingly utilizing laser scanning data to create as-built drawings, verify construction specifications and improve productivity. The assets acquired from BitWyse will be part of Trimble’s Engineering and Construction business segment.