India today is on the move. As one of the fastest-growing major economies in the world, the populous country continues its drive towards modernization and economic development. A series of economic policies aimed at deregulating the country and stimulating foreign investment has moved India into the front ranks of the rapidly growing Asia Pacific region. For 2006 and 2007, India targeted infrastructure and rural development—among other areas—as major focuses. As a result of special attention given to the area in recent years, the infrastructure industries have been growing at the rate of nine to ten percent annually. With this in mind, Trimble is strengthening its local commitment by opening an office in India to better meet the needs of the region.
Trimble Navigation India Pvt Ltd., located in Gurgaon, will be the primary base for sales and support of all survey and construction as well as mapping and GIS solutions for the country.
"The opening of the Gurgaon office is an important extension of our presence in India and the Asia Pacific region," said Christian Knoll, Trimble’s Engineering & Construction regional sales manager for India. “We see this as an opportunity to better service our customers to assist in the modernization drive taking place.”
The new India office follows the opening of Trimble’s location in Shanghai, China.
About Trimble’s Engineering and Construction Business
Trimble, a world leader in GPS, construction lasers, robotic total stations and machine control solutions, is creating a broad range of innovative solutions that change the way construction work is done. The Engineering and Construction business of Trimble is focusing on the development of technology and solutions in the core areas of surveying, construction and infrastructure. From concept to completion, Trimble’s integrated systems streamline jobs and improve productivity.
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System (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. Trimble’s worldwide presence and unique capabilities position the Company for growth in emerging applications including surveying, agriculture, machine guidance, fleet and asset management, wireless platforms, and telecommunications infrastructure. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has more than 2,400 employees in more than 18 countries worldwide.
For an interactive look at company news and products, visit Trimble’s at http://www.trimble.com.