Trimble Establishes Energy Distribution Utilities Division and Introduces Tekla Software Solutions to the US Market
2 November 2012
Tekla Corporation Press release 2012-11-02
Trimble establishes Energy Distribution Utilities division and introduces Tekla software solutions to the US market
Trimble Navigation Ltd and Tekla, a Trimble company, serve utility companies worldwide with an extensive offering of software, hardware and services. In an effort to further improve the focused services and products for energy distribution utilities’ needs, a new division is established. Trimble Energy Distribution Utilities combines Trimble Utilities Field Solutions and the products, services and expertise of Tekla Infrastructure & Energy, forming a global organization committed to and focused on serving Electricity, Gas and District Heating distribution utilities.
Tekla Infrastructure & Energy develops software solutions for network information management, asset and maintenance management and advanced distribution management. Tekla products and technologies are introduced to the US market to complement Trimble’s comprehensive utilities solution portfolio for the market place.
Kai Lehtinen is the General Manager of Trimble Energy Distribution Utilities (TEDU) division. He also continues in his current position as Senior Vice President of Infrastructure & Energy business area in Tekla. Matti Syyrakki is appointed as Business Area Director for TEDU North America. He is responsible for Trimble's Huntsville facility that has a long track record in serving utilities and is the competence center for Energy Distribution Utilities in the US. Matti Syyrakki’s previous position was Director of Engineering in Tekla Infrastructure & Energy. Pekka Hämäläinen continues as Segment Director for Utilities in Tekla.
Senior Vice President, Tekla Infrastructure & Energy
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Tekla Solutions for infrastructure and energy industries
Tekla Solutions software offering for infrastructure and energy industries offers high-end process support tools from planning to construction, operation and maintenance. Each Tekla Solution is a productized package of Tekla software applications and services for a certain customer group. In the core of the solution is the industry-specific product model which contains key infrastructure and business data.
High-level process support for the customer tasks is provided by industry applications with built-in GIS functionality. Solution capabilities include high-end interoperability with other systems and excellent support for the customer service of Tekla’s customers.
Tekla Corporation drives the evolution of digital information models with its software, providing a growing competitive advantage to customers in the construction, infrastructure and energy industries.
Tekla has customers in more than 100 countries, offices in 14 countries and a worldwide partner network. Tekla Group currently employs more than 500 people, of whom about 200 work outside of the headquarters in Finland. Tekla was established in 1966, and is one of the longest-operating Finnish software companies. Tekla became part of Trimble Navigation Ltd in July 2011. Trimble is an American technology company headquartered in Silicon Valley, California.