Thank you for visiting Trimble and Tekla
at the Lake Constance 5D Conference!

We hope you had a wonderful time and were able to gather many new impressions and insights. Below you can find a selection of useful links and materials regarding Trimble and the Trimble Buildings Group, as well as our conference speakers' presentations.

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Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping.
Trimble Buildings, a group formed in 2012, is a world leader in technology for construction project optimization and offers hardware, software and services for streamlined communication throughout the Design-Build-Operate (DBO) lifecycle.
Tekla drives the evolution of digital information models and provides competitive advantage to the construction and infrastructure industry. The company was established in 1966, and today it has customers in 100 countries, offices in 15 countries, and a global partner network. Tekla became part of Trimble Buildings Group in 2011.
Trimble Buildings Portfolio

Trimble Buildings includes solutions from brands you know and love like Tekla, SketchUp, Vico Software, Meridian Prolog, WinEst and Modelogix, Trimble field solutions, and Virtual Design and Construction Services to meet the needs of your projects.
Product Info: Vico Office
Vico’s next generation 5D BIM solution Vico Office™ is designed as a tightly-integrated, BIM-neutral platform to which multiple types of BIM models can be published, synthesized, and augmented with cost and schedule information.
Trimble Westminster Campus Case Study: Trimble Rockies Campus
What happens when a technology innovator known for its range of productivity solutions for building construction contractors joins forces with progressive building professionals to construct the first phase of its own corporate campus?
Vienna Railway Station Case Study: Vienna Railway Station
Unger Steel Group utilized Tekla’s BIM software and Trimble's total station in a very advanced way to plan, produce and assemble the diamond trusses of the partially transparent, architecturally stunning roof of the new Vienna Central Railway Station.
SMART Technologies Case Study: New Cances for Polysius Vietnam
Armed with Tekla software, the engineering company Polysius Vietnam Ltd. now designs cement plants for the world instead of just Vietnam.
Conference Materials
Duane Gleason, Trimble Navigation Limited:
Getting the most out of BIM – a 6D model for FM
Duane Gleason, Trimble Navigation Limited:
Closing the BIM loop with laser scanning
Marcel Broekmaat, Trimble Buildings:
Using the model progression specification
Christopher Mouflard, Trimble Navigation Limited:
Bringing 5D to the jobsite with production control



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Trimble Conference Speakers
Duane Gleason, Trimble Navigation

Duane Gleason joined Vico Software in 2008 and has gained extensive experience in various different fields including onsite project management for Virtual Construction projects, development of Lean Coordination and customer project support and implementation. Since Vico's acquisition by Trimble in 2012, he has 2012, transitioned into the product and market management side of the Trimble Buildings GC/CM team.

Marcel Broekmaat, Trimble Buildings

Marcel Broekmaat is Market Manager for the Project Controls domain at Trimble Buildings. While Marcel’s academic specialization was 4D simulations, he has expanded his expertise to the complete 2D-3D-4D-5D workflow at Vico Software, now part of Trimble Buildings, where he worked as product manager and implementation consultant, working with innovative construction firms in the United States and Europe.

Christopher J. Mouflard, Trimble Navigation

Christopher J. Mouflard is a Project Engineer for Trimble Navigation, Ltd. in the VDC Services Department, responsible for successful customer projects around the world. He specializes in Location-Based Management Systems (LBMS), Trimble’s unique approach to construction management which leverages model based quantities, productivity data and locations of work to calculate construction schedules – making cash flow forecasting and production control accurate and manageable.