India, Mumbai,12th January 2016: Trimble has appointed Erode Builder Educational Trust's Group of Institutions (EBET) as Educational Centre of Excellence in India for their Trimble Buildings business division. The main objective of this initiative is to educate technology students and ensure that the future engineers are well equipped with technology skills that the growing Indian industry employers value.

Ribbon cutting of the Tekla laboratory by Mr. Mitra Barun Dutta, Business Development Manager, Trimble Solutions India

The Erode Builder Educational Trust's provides quality technical education with adequate industrial exposure with its innovative teaching methods. The institute will include a special skill development course on Trimble’s Design Build Operate (DBO) technology in their curriculum where they will teach their students on Tekla BIM technology. The course will make the students industry ready with BIM skills. On the other hand, this education will boost the adoption of BIM within Indian construction industry.

Nirmalya Chatterjee, Executive Director & COO Trimble Buildings SAARC said “We believe in educating the next generation with the latest technologies as this partnership will benefit the students and provide the industry with a larger talent pool. Together with EBET we ensure that the best professional education is offered to students keen on joining the industry. This new Centre for Excellence allows technology experts upgrade their skills which will benefit the industry in the future.”

Trimble will assist EBET to setup a technology lab in the college, which will allow their students to learn construction software solutions such as ‘Tekla Structures’ for structural and civil engineering. Trimble in India will also conduct training sessions at EBET to enable the faculty members and students to explore Trimble’s DBO 

technology.  Additionally, refresher seminars will keep them regularly updated on newer advancements.

Mr. P Govindasamy, Director, Erode Builder Educational Trust's Group of Institutions said, “We are happy to be appointed as Educational Centre of Excellence in India by Trimble. This will help us in providing and teaching our students the latest technologies like Tekla Structures Building Information Modeling (BIM). With the growing demand for infrastructure, there is a need to adopt new technologies such as BIM which will not only minimize the errors but will also help in enhancing better productivity, thus creating huge demand for BIM professionals.”


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About Trimble

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring positioning or location, including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user in the field and to ensure communication between the field and the office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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Tekla Structures is the most advanced BIM (Building Information Modeling) software on the market. The construction industry utilizes it for creating, combining, managing and distributing highly detailed, accurate and information-rich models of all structures and all materials. The software interfaces with other solutions and manufacturing machinery, allowing the users to achieve efficient and error-free collaboration. For more information, visit:
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