March 24, 2008
Carlson Software, which is headquartered in Maysville, Ky., U.S.A., and Prolec of Poole, U.K., have reached an agreement to distribute Carlson machine control software and products through Prolec™s European distribution network. This nonexclusive agreement will complete Prolec™s machine products and includes 3D Positioning Systems for dozers, motorgraders, drills, barges, and bucketwheels as well as desktop and remote monitoring software.
Prolec has extensive full service dealers across Europe and Singapore that will offer extensive visibility for Carlson™s machine control software and Open Positioning Architecture [OPA] philosophy.â€ says Randy Noland, vice president of Sales and Marketing and OEM/Business Development for the Positioning and Machine Control Division of Carlson Software. OPA partners with the end user and offers flexible hardware choices that best suit the dredging or earthmoving task at hand.â€
Part of the Strainstall Group and founded in 1982, Prolec has developed a unique portfolio of products in the areas of plant safety and productivity. Prolec provides products for plants that are used in a variety of applications across the globe. Users in ground engineering, railway infrastructure, quarrying, road building and dredging rely on Prolec to work safely and efficiently. Prolec is the leading supplier of excavator machine guidance for Europe.
Carlson Software, an independent company founded in 1983, has been providing machine control and estimating solutions for nine years. Its construction software solutions include Carlson Grade 3.0, Carlson Takeoff 2.0, Carlson Grade Supervisor, and Carlson Grade Checker. The 25-year-old company is also well known for its comprehensive civil, surveying, and mining software solutions. For more information about Carlson Software, call 800-989-5028 or visit www.carlsonsw.com