John Deere and Leica Geosystems Partner to Bring New Solutions to the Construction Industry

John Deere SmartGrade™ with Leica Geosystems technology and software will be available for purchase in 2024

(Moline, USA, 15 February 2024) Today, John Deere announced a strategic partnership with Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, to help accelerate the digital transformation of the heavy construction industry. The partnership between John Deere and Leica Geosystems will leverage the strengths of both companies to bring new technologies and services to construction professionals worldwide. 

“The availability of SmartGrade™ with Leica solution allows John Deere and our dealers to participate and support various jobsites while meeting the technology needs of our customers,” said Mark Colvin, senior product manager, grade management, John Deere. “Working with Leica Geosystems is a tremendous opportunity, as their advanced technology solutions, paired with the power and performance of the John Deere construction equipment line-up, makes for a highly productive, efficient and seamless jobsite for our customers.”

By combining the manufacturing expertise of John Deere with Leica Geosystems' leadership in positioning and sensor technology, the two organizations will work together to develop and deliver solutions that improve productivity, reduce material costs and the number of passes required, which can help improve safety by minimizing traffic on construction sites. 

"We are thrilled to be working with John Deere, a company that shares a similar culture and commitment to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction," said Troy Dahlin, VP Heavy Construction, US/CAN at Leica Geosystems. "Together, we will bring new levels of accuracy, productivity, and accelerate the implementation of safe and sustainable workflows to the construction industry, helping our customers succeed in today's competitive marketplace and enhancing their resilience for tomorrow."

Leica Geosystems technology, software and services will be available for purchase on select John Deere construction equipment models starting in 2024. For more information, customers can contact their local dealers or visit www.johndeere.com.


About John Deere 

Deere & Company (www.JohnDeere.com) is a global leader in the delivery of agricultural, turf, construction, and forestry equipment. We help our customers push the boundaries of what’s possible in ways that are more productive and sustainable to help life leap forward. Our technology-enabled products, including John Deere Autonomous 8R Tractor, See & Spray™, and E-Power Backhoe are just some of the ways we help meet the world's increasing need for food, shelter, and infrastructure. Deere & Company also provides financial services through John Deere Financial.

For more information on Deere & Company, visit us at www.deere.com.

Contact:
Sam Guinan
Account Manager, imre  
SamG@imre.agency

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
Établi depuis plus de 200 ans, Leica Geosystems, membre du groupe Hexagon, est un fournisseur de confiance de capteurs, logiciels et services d'excellence. Créant chaque jour de la valeur pour les professionnels de la topographie, de la construction, de la cartographie, des infrastructures, des mines, de même que pour d'autres secteurs tributaires de données géospatiales, Leica Geosystems guide son industrie avec des solutions innovantes qui poussent vers un futur plus autonome.

Hexagon est un leader mondial des solutions de capteurs, logiciels et systèmes autonomes. Nous mettons les données au service de l’efficacité, de la productivité et de la qualité dans les applications industrielles, de fabrication, d’infrastructure, de sécurité et de mobilité.

Nos technologies façonnent les écosystèmes urbains et de production pour qu’ils deviennent de plus en plus connectés et autonomes, assurant ainsi un avenir évolutif et durable.

La division Geosystems d'Hexagon propose une gamme complète de solutions numériques qui capturent, mesurent et visualisent le monde physique, et permettent par ailleurs une transformation basée sur les données dans les écosystèmes industriels.

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm : HEXA B) emploie environ 24,000 personnes dans 50 pays et réalise un chiffre d’affaires net de près de 5.2 milliards d’euros. Consultez le site hexagon.com et suivez-nous sur @HexagonAB pour en savoir plus.

Contact :
Leica Geosystems AG
Filiale du groupe Hexagon
Reka Vasszi
reka.vasszi@hexagon.com

leica-geosystems.com

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