Trimble Navigation Limited

Trimble Navigation Limited

Trimble Navigation Limited

Overview
Date Founded

2016

Headquarters

935 Stewart Drive, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

11.3K

Industries

Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
IT Consulting & Services
Consumer Services
Equipment & Office Supplies
Computer Software

Company Description

Trimble Navigation Positioning-centric information is changing the way people, businesses and governments work throughout the world. By applying Trimble's advanced positioning solutions, productivity increases and safety improvements are being realized. Though best known for GPS technology, Trimble integrates a wide range of positioning technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions. Its integrated solutions allow customers to collect, manage and analyze complex information faster and easier, making them more productive, efficient and profitable. Trimble products are used in over 141 countries around the world. Employees in more than 30 countries, coupled with a highly capable network of dealers and distribution partners serve and support our customers. For over 34 years, Trimble has created unique positioning products that help customers grow their business. Our portfolio includes over 1,800 patents and serves as the basis for the broadest positioning offerings in the industry. Trimble augments its organic product development with strategic acquisitions to bring the latest positioning technologies to a wider market

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President, Operations & Chief Information Officer

Vice President of Finance & Chief Accounting Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior Vice President

General Manager, Survey Division

Senior Vice President & Sector Head-Agriculture, Forestry, Positioning Services & Harvest Mark

Director & Vice Chairman

Board of Directors

Executive Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Mondelez International, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer & President at The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Dean at Columbia University - School of International and Public Affairs

President & Chief Executive Officer at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Keysight Technologies, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Trimble Navigation Limited

Managing Director & Co-Head at Workday Ventures

Chief of Staff & Partner at Gehry Partners LLP

Group Chief Technology Officer at Vodafone Group Plc

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Owners & Shareholders
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Parnassus Investments seeks to invest in good businesses with increasingly relevant products or services, sustainable competitive advantages, quality management teams and ethical business practices. The firm uses fundamental security analysis methods in managing client accounts. Parnassus Investments seeks to identify and invest in stocks trading at large discounts to their assessment of the company's intrinsic, value. Parnassus Investments currently manages four fundamental, US, core equity strategies across multiple market capitalizations and one US, fixed income strategy. Their investment strategies include long-term purchases and short-term purchases. The firm offers advice on equity securities, exchange-listed securities, and securities traded over-the-counter, foreign issues, warrants, corporate debt securities, commercial paper, certificates of deposit, mutual fund shares, US government securities and partnerships investing in real estate.

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IAM is an active, long-only manager which aims to provide long-term risk-adjusted returns. Their investments are based on a strong conviction that among other macro-economic trends, population dynamics, resource scarcity, inadequate infrastructure and environmental constraints will profoundly shape global markets, creating investment risks and opportunities. IAM believe the transition to a more sustainable global economy provides a helpful backdrop to construct high conviction, low turnover equity portfolios that are well positioned to achieve long term capital growth. They offer a range of thematic and unconstrained global equity strategies as well as real asset funds focused on the growth opportunity arising from a sustainable economy. IAM seek to generate outperformance over the long term by investing in the most attractive stocks identified by a research intensive, bottom-up, and stock picking process. The bottom-up process is complemented by a top-down framework to ensure that research is focused on the most promising regions and sectors.

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Atlanta Capital offers investment advisory services in a variety of equity, fixed income and mixed-asset strategies. In-depth fundamental analysis is the primary basis for their investment decision making process. Atlanta Capital invests principally in traditional equity (common stocks and equivalents) and debt securities. The firm seeks to achieve above-average long-term risk adjusted returns through emphasis on high quality equity or debt instruments they believe have unrecognized value or investment potential. For equities, high quality is generally measured by a company's demonstrated history of consistent growth and stability in earnings. For debt instruments, high quality typically relates to the probability of repayment (credit risk) and the predictability of when principal repayment will occur (stability of cash flow). Atlanta Capital operates with three distinct investment teams, Growth Equity, Core Equity and Fixed Income, each leveraging a central investment philosophy.

Recent Transactions
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Trimble Navigation Limited purchases Kuebix LLC from Eastward Capital Partners LLC, Pillar Co Management LLC

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Trimble Navigation Limited purchases Azteca Systems LLC from Polaris Partners, Blue Cloud Management LLC

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Trimble Navigation Limited purchases Veltec Soluções Tecnológicas SA

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Advised onTrimble Navigation Limited purchases Spectra Precision, Inc. from Thermo Electron Corp.

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Advised onTrimble Navigation Limited purchases @Road, Inc.

Investment Advisor

Advised onTrimble Navigation Limited purchases Trimble Transportation Enterprise Solutions, Inc. from Pamlico Capital Management LP, Peppertree Capital Management, Inc.

Associate

Advised onTrimble Navigation Limited, Trimble Finland Oy purchase Trimble Forestry Europe Oy

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Advised onTrimble Navigation Limited, Trimble Finland Oy purchase Trimble Forestry Europe Oy

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Advised onTrimble Navigation Limited purchases Trimble Transportation Enterprise Solutions, Inc. from Pamlico Capital Management LP, Peppertree Capital Management, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Legal Advisor

Former Of Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Clients

FedEx Corporation provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $43 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.

Navistar International Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the manufacture of military truck, proprietary diesel engines, school and commercial buses, and service parts for trucks and diesel engines. It operates through the following segments: Truck, Parts, Global Operations, and Financial Services. The Truck segment manufactures and distributes class four through eight trucks, buses, military and government vehicles under the International, and IC Bus (IC) brands, and produces engines under its proprietary brand name and parts required to support the military truck lines. The Parts segment offers a proprietary products needed to support the International commercial truck, IC Bus, proprietary engine lines, and export parts business, as well as its other product lines. The Global Operations segment comprises of Brazil engine operations which produce diesel engines under contract manufacturing arrangements. The Financial Services segment includes retail, wholesale, and lease financing of products sold by the truck and parts segments, and dealers within the United States, and Mexico. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Lisle, IL.

General Motors Co. engages in the designing, manufacturing, and selling of cars, trucks and automobile parts. It also provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. The firm operates through the following segments: GM North America, GM International, and GM Financial. It sells vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Wuling, Maven, and OnStar brands. The company was founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$10.6B
Total Enterprise Value
$9.89B
Earnings Per Share
$1.12
Revenue
$3.11B
EBITDAMargin
19.51%
Enterprise Value Sales
3.18x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
16.3x
TEVNet Income
34.97x
Debt TEV
0.2x
Net Profit
$283M
EBITDA
$607M
Total Equity
$2.67B
Total Debt
$1.97B
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1,000 - $3,999
2004
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Novariant, Inc. provides pre-eminent precision steering solutions. It offers precision steering and controls, positioning and vision sensors, human machine interface, communications, software data services and vehicle interface. The company was founded by Glen Sapilewski, Clark E. Cohen, Avi Gross, Lars G. Leckie, Kurt Zimmerman, Dave Lawrence, Gregory Gutt, Michael Eglington, Stewart Cobb, Tom Bell, Paul Montgomery and Michael O'Connor in 1994 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

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deCarta, Inc. provides geospatial software solutions. It provides specialized geospatial technologies for online mapping, routing, navigation, geocoding, local search and geo-data integration and processing. The firm's platform is used by LBS applications and services in the mobile, internet, enterprise-fleet and automotive markets where scalability, flexibility and reliability are vital. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Cellport Systems, Inc. provides wireless communications. The firm develops and licenses automotive communications systems that connect embedded wireless phones and hand-held devices to vehicle electronics. The company was founded by Patrick J. Kennedy in 1993 and is headquartered in Boulder, CO.

Suppliers
Benchmark Electronics, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | ANGLETON, TX

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. provides integrated electronic manufacturing services, engineering and design services, and precision machining services. The company provides services to original equipment manufacturers of industrial control equipment telecommunication equipment, computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, and testing and instrumentation products. Its services include comprehensive and integrated design and manufacturing services and solutions from initial product concept to volume production, including direct order fulfillment and aftermarket services. The company was founded by Cary T. Fu, Steven A. Barton and Donald E. Nigbor in 1979 and is headquartered in Angleton, TX.

Jabil, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | St. Petersburg, FL

Jabil, Inc. engages in the provision of electronic manufacturing services and solutions. It offers electronics design, production, product management, and repair services to companies in the automotive and transportation, capital equipment, consumer lifestyles and wearable technologies, computing and storage, defense and aerospace, digital home, healthcare, industrial and energy, mobility, networking and telecommunications, packaging, point of sale, and printing industries. The firm operates through the following segments: Electronics Manufacturing Services and Diversified Manufacturing Services. The Electronics Manufacturing Services segment focuses around leveraging IT; supply chain design and engineering; and technologies largely centered on core electronics. The Diversified Manufacturing Services segment provides engineering solutions, with an emphasis on material sciences and technologies. The company was founded by William E. Morean and James Golden in 1966 and is headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL.

Flex Ltd. Engineering, Construction & Architecture | Singapore, CE

At Flextronics, impossible is where breakthrough begins. As a socially-responsible, global leader in design, manufacturing, distribution and aftermarket services, Flextronics is unique in its ability to provide end-to-end solutions through its innovative and proprietary systems — all to enhance customer competitiveness and success. Working across four business groups and several business units, Flextronics is able to unleash the full potential of the world’s most valuable brands and new ventures. What Flextronics creates is value. By increasing speed to market and driving competitive positioning for customers, Flextronics in essence solves customers’ most challenging problems better, faster and more cost effectively than any other company. Flextronics is able to manage big data in a way that allows for trending in market environments that are in flux, allowing the Company to provide solutions for customers, often before a challenge is ever realized. Flextronics is unique in the depth, breadth and scope of the Company. With an unmatched global presence, customers are supported with unprecedented speed in product ramp-up, delivery, and the ability to manage volume regardless of complexity or product mix. Leveraging state-of-the-art LEAN practices, Six Sigma, key investments in infrastructure and FlexQ, a propriety quality program that is beyond leading edge according to customers, Flextronics is the market leader in almost every business in which it operates. Whether high mix/low volume or low mix/high volume, Flextronics can enable any customer's success. At Flextronics, there is no room for “mediocrity.” If anything, the Company exists to continually test the bounds of what can be expected in terms of designs and processes. Optimization is what Flextronics does best. People make the difference. People with passion have an even greater impact. The Flextronics team spans 30 countries and four continents, and is over 200,000 people strong. Each member of the team is dedicated to enabling customer success. That is achieved through intense collaboration, passionate customer focus, thoughtful and disciplined execution, a tenacious commitment to continuous improvement and a relentless drive to win. Culture is the most important sustainable, competitive advantage of any company. The Flextronics culture is built on commitment — to customers, employees, the communities in which it operates and the environment. Flextronics is a global leader in non-profit/for-profit partnership, providing assistance in the places around the world that need it most. The Flextronics Foundation provides assistance in the areas of natural disaster relief, health and wellness initiatives and educational opportunities. Culture drives every aspect of the Company’s success. The culture and business model work hand-in-hand to ensure simplicity, flexibility and above all — sustainability.

Competitors
Oracle Corp. Computer Software - Redwood Shores, CA

Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. The company specializes primarily in developing and marketing database software and technology, cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software products — particularly its own brands of database management systems. In 2018, Oracle was the third-largest software maker by revenue, after Microsoft and Alphabet. The company also develops and builds tools for database development and systems of middle-tier software, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, customer relationship management (CRM) software, and supply chain management (SCM) software.

Deere & Co. Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery - MOLINE, IL

Deere & Co. engages in the manufacturing and distribution of equipment used in agriculture, construction, forestry, and turf care. It operates through the following segments: Agriculture and Turf, Construction and Forestry, and Financial Services. The Agriculture and Turf segment focuses on the distribution and manufacturing of full line of agriculture and turf equipment and related service parts. The Construction and Forestry segment offers machines and service parts used in construction, earthmoving, road building, material handling, and timber harvesting. The Financial Services segment finances sales and leases by John Deere dealers of new and used agriculture and turf equipment and construction and forestry equipment. The company was founded by John Deere in 1837 and is headquartered in Moline, IL.

Autodesk, Inc. Computer Software

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries—including the last 17 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects—use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they're ever built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of our 3D software customers is everywhere you look. Through our apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Android, we're also making design technology accessible to professional designers as well as amateur designers, homeowners, students, and casual creators. Whether it's a kid looking to build a new contraption, a seasoned pro sketching out a great new idea, or someone who just wants to amp up their creative output, we're taking technology originally built for movie studios, automakers, and architectural firms, and making it available to anyone who wants to create and share their ideas with the world. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art 3D software for global markets

Awards & Honors
Rank #896
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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