Leica Geosystems and GOMACO Corporation Form New Business Relationship

World Leaders in Concrete Paving Industry Joins Forces with Leica Geosystems 

(Norcross, GA., 19 January 2011) Leica Geosystems, the world’s leading manufacturer of stringless paving technology, announced today that it has entered into a definitive OEM value added reseller agreement with GOMACO Corporation, the worldwide leader in concrete construction equipment.
Over the last 12 years, the successful relationship between Leica Geosystems and GOMACO Corporation has brought the industry an unrivaled 3D stringless paving technology solution, getting it to the point of acceptance it is today. This new business relationship will enable further collaboration between these industry powerhouses – concrete paving contractors will benefit from technological innovations that are likely to take stringless paving technology to the next level.

Under the terms of the agreement, GOMACO Corporation will sell, install, and support Leica Geosystems’ Concrete Paving System. These services will be extended to existing and/or new customers using GOMACO equipment. The agreement started in January 1st. 2011.

Leica Geosystems will continue to sell, service and support the concrete paving market with 3D stringless technology for all other manufacturers of paving machines through its direct and dealer channels.

“This agreement marks a natural evolution of an already highly successful relationship with GOMACO. By leveraging the unique strengths of Leica Geosystems and GOMACO, this agreement will accelerate the growth and adoption of 3D stringless paving technology in the concrete paving industry.” said Ken Mooyman, president of Hexagon Geosystems.

Kent Godbersen, GOMACO vice president of worldwide sales and marketing said, “GOMACO made a commitment to stringless paving over a decade ago and together, we have invested in the development of 3D paving for the industry. This announcement with Leica Geosystems is evidence of our commitment to our customers in not only getting them the latest technology available, but also supporting that technology throughout the paving process”.

Leica Geosystems and GOMACO will be exhibiting at World of Concrete 2011, the industry’s only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries, in Las Vegas from January 18-21.

The latest 3D stringless paving technology can be seen at Leica Geosystems (Visit Booth # C6059) and GOMACO (Booth #C5168).

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
With close to 200 years of pioneering solutions experience 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 throughout more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is a member of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.

GOMACO Corporation (www.gomaco.com) is the worldwide leader in concrete construction equipment with headquarters in Ida Grove, Iowa. GOMACO equipment will slipform concrete streets and highways, airport runways, curb and gutter, sidewalks and recreational trails, safety barrier, bridge parapet, and irrigation canals. Support equipment includes grade trimmers, concrete placers, concrete placer/spreaders, and texturing and curing machines. Gomaco also offers equipment to finish flat slabs, bridges, and slopes. GOMACO will consult on equipment for large or unique concrete paving projects. GOMACO products are offered through a worldwide distributor network for local sales, parts and service expertise.