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John Deere partners with Leica Geosystems

By Stephen Elliott

February 18, 2024

Leica GeosystemsJohn Deere, Moline, Ill., is partnering with Leica Geosystems, Heerbrugg, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland, part of Hexagon, to help accelerate the digital transformation of the heavy construction industry, according to a John Deere press release. The partnership between John Deere and Leica Geosystems will leverage the strengths of both companies to bring new technologies and services to construction professionals worldwide.

“The availability of SmartGrade™ with Leica solution allows John Deere and our dealers to participate and support various job sites while meeting the technology needs of our customers,” said Mark Colvin, senior product manager, grade management, John Deere. “Working with Leica Geosystems is a tremendous opportunity, as their advanced technology solutions, paired with the power and performance of the John Deere construction equipment line-up, makes for a highly productive, efficient and seamless job site for our customers.”

The two organizations said they will work together to develop and deliver solutions that improve productivity, reduce material costs and the number of passes required, which can help improve safety by minimizing traffic on construction sites.

“We are thrilled to be working with John Deere, a company that shares a similar culture and commitment to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction,” said Troy Dahlin, vice president heavy construction, US/CAN at Leica Geosystems. “Together, we will bring new levels of accuracy, productivity, and accelerate the implementation of safe and sustainable workflows to the construction industry, helping our customers succeed in today’s competitive marketplace and enhancing their resilience for tomorrow.”