Washington State Department of Natural Resources Improves Operational Workflows with Trimble's Connected Forest Solution

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 7, 2016 — (PRNewswire) — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forestry Division, one of the largest state forestry operations in the U.S., will implement Trimble's Land Resource Manager (LRM) solution to deliver a common platform, simplified processes and timely access to land management activities related to timber sales, silviculture, forest inventory and timber revenue.  

Trimble's LRM solution is an intuitive, interactive and spatially aware enterprise application for managing land and forestry operations. The software solution serves the critical functions of forest resource planning, management and decision support with flexible customer-specific business workflows. LRM is a key component of Trimble's Connected Forest solutions, which manage the full raw materials lifecycle.

"State agencies are challenged to improve processes, which only increases as IT systems age and the demand for information increases," said Ken Moen, general manager of Trimble's Forestry Division. "We look forward to supporting the Washington State Department of Natural Resources on its transformation associated with the ability to share and manage their extensive forestry supply chain data."

About Washington Department of Natural Resources

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages over 3,000,000 acres (12,000 square kilometers) of forest, range, agricultural, and commercial lands for the U.S. state of Washington. The DNR also manages 2,600,000 acres (11,000 square kilometers) of aquatic areas which include shorelines, tidelands, lands under Puget Sound and the coast, and navigable lakes and rivers. The main sources of funds for the department's activities are forestry and geoduck harvesting, rather than taxes. In addition, the State uses revenue generated from DNR-managed lands to fund the construction of public schools, colleges, universities, and other government institutions, and county and state services.

For more information, visit: www.dnr.wa.gov.

About Trimble's Forestry Division

Trimble's Forestry Division offers land, forest and fibre management solutions that improve the productivity and operations for some of the world's most recognized integrated forest product companies, forest land owners, timberland investment, conservation, state and federal departments as well as international food processing companies involved in environmental, social and economic land management. The Connected Forest solutions manage the full raw materials lifecycle of planning, planting, growing, harvesting and transport.

For more information, visit:  www.trimble.com/forestry.

About Trimble 

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB), visit:  www.trimble.com.


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