Leica Geosystems Acquires Leading Machine Control Distributor in the Construction Market

(Norcross, Ga., 27 February 2009)  Leica Geosystems has entered into an agreement to acquire CT3, Inc.

CT3, Inc. a Southern California based company is a leading provider of machine control products, repair services, training and technical support for professionals in the construction market space. Technologies such as total station machine guidance systems, GPS enabled machine control, rotating lasers and construction software is the core business of this market leading organization.

“With our new innovative machine control product lines, construction customers nationwide are beginning to understand that Leica Geosystems offers them a choice in machine control solutions that they have not had in the past. The acquisition of CT3 is a continuation of Leica Geosystems’ commitment and overall NAFTA growth strategy within the construction market” says, Ken Mooyman President and CEO of Leica Geosystems, Inc. “CT3 will join with Surveyors Service Company (SERVCO), another market leading Leica Geosystems company, to provide one-stop-shop capabilities for surveying and construction professionals in the Southwestern US.”
Kevin Murphy President of CT3 says “we are excited to be part of the Leica Geosystems organization.  Joining with SERVCO and utilizing its 9 locations throughout the Southwest will allow us to continue to grow machine control solutions at a rapid rate while increasing the level of our service and support networks in this market area.”

"We expect CT3 joining with Servco will open new construction markets and allow us to continue to be the premier supplier of precision measuring solutions and services to surveying and construction customers in the Southwest", says Stan Mahler President of Surveyors Service Company

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With close to 200 years of pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information. Those who use Leica Geosystems 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 3,500 employees in 28 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.