What: U.S. Representative Mark Udall will join Trimble, a leading innovator of Global Positioning System (GPS) laser and optical positioning technology, at the ribbon-cutting of the company’s new 76,929 square foot Colorado facility.
Trimble’s Colorado headcount has grown 375 percent since the company first opened an office in Colorado in 2000, and the company now employs 190 people in Westminster.
The event will also provide an opportunity to learn more about how Trimble’s positioning technology is being used in real world applications today. Attendees will see demonstrations of the company’s products, including the TrimbleR AgGPSR AutopilotT automatic guidance system on a tractor for farming, a Caterpillar 12H motor grader equipped with TrimbleR GSC900 GPS Grade Control System with automatic blade control for earthmoving, handheld GPS receivers with subfoot accuracy used for mobile mapping and industry-leading equipment that provides centimeter-level accuracy for land survey.
When: Tuesday, August 1, 2006
11:15 a.m. – Noon
10355 Westmoor Drive, Suite #100
Westminster, CO 80021
About Trimble: Trimble (www.trimble.com) is a leading innovator of GPS technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. With $774.9 million in revenue in 2005, Trimble products are used in more than 100 countries worldwide.