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Trimble Divests Majority of Mining Information Systems to Herga Group
MIS provides information systems for enterprise-wide monitoring and management of mining and ore processing operations. MIS systems collect and integrate data across functional areas and sources, regardless of data origin. This capability combined with Trimble's geospatial solutions can provide increased mine productivity through the aggregation, analysis and presentation of information that enables better decision making for mining customers.
The remaining minority stake in MIS will give Trimble the ability to leverage the software platform for construction customers and projects that need to aggregate data from multiple sources to gain insight and control of their operations.
"As part of our strategy to achieve the highest value for the company, we are continually evaluating our portfolio of businesses," said
"Mining Information Systems is highly complementary to our business and supports the mission of our customers to improve productivity," said
MIS has been reported as part of Trimble's Buildings and Infrastructure Segment. The majority sale will not have a material impact on segment or overall financial results.
Swiss émigré Alphonse Herga, a watchmaker by trade, established his namesake business located in
The group has a strong association with the mining sector with clients throughout the APAC region utilizing Trimble technology. The procurement of MIS, in partnership with Trimble, will enhance the company's commitment to its mining customers.
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