Leica iCON excavate systems now support SVAB MACS control system

Customers’ options in tilt rotator attachments extended through development in Leica iCON iXE solutions

(Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 24 May 2017) – Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today its iCON excavate machine control solutions now support tilt rotator control systems manufactured by SVAB, a leading developer of ergonomic and user-friendly control systems for industrial vehicles and equipment.

 

The SVAB technology enables the Leica iCON excavate iXE2 and iXE3 multifunctional 2D and 3D control systems to read the rotation value through the SVAB MACS software. Designed to make excavating easier and more productive, iCON 3D can read and calculate the bucket’s rotation and accurately guide the operator to the desired grade.

 

The Leica Geosystems and SVAB partnership brings additional productivity enhancing solutions to the heavy construction industry,” said Marcus Grevelshoej, Product Specialist Excavating and Wheel Loader Solutions at Leica Geosystems. “SVAB and Leica Geosystems are exploring further cooperation in a number of areas to offer contractors innovative technology solutions for excavators.”

 

Expanding the possibilities

With this partnership, Leica Geosystems and SVAB help customers increase their work efficiency and meet their performance goals. Driven by a focus on the customer, quality and service, this new partnership with SVAB, expands Leica Geosystems’ international and commercial business strategy.

 

We look forward to working with Leica Geosystems to lead together the transition from traditional solutions to innovative technologies in the machine control industry,” said Fredrik Eriksson, CEO, SVAB. “With this partnership, we are able to deliver to our customers’ unique and innovative capabilities and an unmatched value proposition.”

 

To learn more about the Leica iCON iXE2 – 2D System and Leica iCON iXE3 – 3D System, visit http://leica-geosystems.com/products/machine-control-systems/excavator/

 

To learn more about the SVAB MACS control system, visit: http://svab.se/en/produkter/styrelektronik/macs/

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