Gradtek Appointed Leica Geosystems Machine Control Dealer for Quebec

Gradtek sells Leica Geosystems construction positioning solutions and 2D/3D machine control products in Quebec

(Norcross, Ga., 18 April 2011) Leica Geosystems announced today that a new machine control dealer has been established in Quebec. Gradtek, which sells, rents, and services precision products in the construction and agricultural markets, has been appointed a dealer of 2D and 3D machine control systems.

“Our motto is service…always a priority,” says Gradtek General Manager Bernie Paquin, formerly an officer in the Canadian Navy. Gradtek was founded in 1983 for sales and servicing of the sub-surface drainage market in Quebec. Today the firm specializes in construction and agricultural machine control products, construction lasers, surveying instruments including robotic total stations, and construction field supplies.

“Leica Geosystems has done a lot of research and development toward perfecting its machine control technology,” says Paquin. “They have put all the pieces of the puzzle together, and we are very excited to be onboard with Leica machine control systems, which include 2D and 3D machine control systems, construction positioning total stations and robotic total stations.”

Peter Hettstedt, General Manager, Canada at Leica Geosystems stated, "We are very excited to be partnering with Gradtek to offer our machine control and construction positioning solutions to the marketplace in Quebec. Gradtek is one of the oldest established companies in Quebec serving the construction market. Between Leica Geosystems’ reputation for quality Swiss products and Gradtek’s knowledge of the industry and excellent service capabilities, together we will give customers a superior choice for machine control and construction positioning products in Quebec."

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