Leica Geosystems Acquires CT3 Inc.

Fri March 13, 2009 - National Edition

Leica Geosystems has entered into an agreement to acquire CT3 Inc.

CT3 Inc. a Southern California based company is a provider of machine control products, repair services, training and technical support for professionals in the construction market space. Technologies such as total station machine guidance systems, GPS enabled machine control, rotating lasers and construction software is the core business of this organization.

“With our new innovative machine control product lines, construction customers nationwide are beginning to understand that Leica Geosystems offers them a choice in machine control solutions that they have not had in the past. The acquisition of CT3 is a continuation of Leica Geosystems’ commitment and overall NAFTA growth strategy within the construction market,” said Ken Mooyman, president and CEO of Leica Geosystems Inc.

“CT3 will join with Surveyors Service Company [SERVCO], another market leading Leica Geosystems company, to provide one-stop-shop capabilities for surveying and construction professionals in the Southwestern U.S.”

Kevin Murphy, president of CT3 said, “we are excited to be part of the Leica Geosystems organization. Joining with SERVCO and utilizing its nine locations throughout the Southwest will allow us to continue to grow machine control solutions at a rapid rate while increasing the level of our service and support networks in this market area.”

“We expect CT3 joining with Servco will open new construction markets and allow us to continue to be the premier supplier of precision measuring solutions and services to surveying and construction customers in the Southwest,” said Stan Mahler, president of Surveyors Service Company.

For more information, visit www.leica-geosystems.us.