Leica Geosystems Presents the First Ever PowerGrade Challenge Simulated Job Site Experience

Interactive simulations at CONEXPO-CON/AGG will transform the showroom floor, putting industry professionals into the driver’s seat of today’s top technologies.

(Norcross, Ga., 19 February 2008)  For the first time, attendees to CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the industry’s largest equipment and technology exhibitions, will have an opportunity to experience the Leica Geosystems PowerGrade Challenge, an amazingly realistic, simulated environment uniquely designed to demonstrate the power and possibilities of today’s most advanced construction solutions.

Rich Calvird, Product Marketing Manager for Leica Geosystems, says, “We’re changing the face of show floor exhibits, bringing the construction site to the fingertips of the industry. Through this interactive job site experience, attendees can evaluate and compare productivity benefits by actually performing simulated job site activities with both conventional manual and automated methods.  This is a truly exciting first look into equipment and technology demonstrations of the future.”

Take the PowerGrade Challenge at the Leica Geosystems CONEXPO-CON/AGG, March 11-15, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at booths # (S-16805) and (S-17105).  The daily winner of the PowerGrade Challenge will receive a Leica PowerBlade 2D indicate machine control system valued at $4,000 or credit towards a Leica 2D PowerSnap system.
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Those who use Leica products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 2,400 employees in 22 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.