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TRIMBLE NAVIGATION ANNOUNCES JAPANESE SUBSIDIARY APPOINTS DR. JOSE BRICENO AS MANAGING DIRECTOR

 SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble Navigation Ltd. (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced the incorporation of a wholly owned Japanese subsidiary, Trimble Japan K.K., and the appointment of Dr. Jose Briceno as managing director. The new subsidiary headquartered in Tokyo will market the full range of standard Trimble products along with introducing applications and products specifically tailored to the Japanese market. "We view this as a long-term commitment on Trimble's part to specifically focus on further development of the Japanese market," said Trimble Navigation Ltd. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Charles Trimble.
 Trimble Japan K.K. will focus on developing strong customer service, technical support and distribution for Trimble products in Japan. "Our objective in expanding our direct operations in Japan is to provide total support to our customers and distributors," said Trimble Navigation Ltd. vice president of Worldwide Field Operations, Charles Joseph. The incorporation is also designed to help Trimble develop strategic technical and business relationships with Japanese corporations, especially in the areas of GPS receiver integration with technologies addressing the vehicle tracking and mobile computing markets.
 Trimble's new managing director is Briceno, a graduate of Tokyo University's doctoral program in metallurgy. Born and raised in Venezuela, Briceno has worked in Japan for the past 15 years, holding positions as a computer analyst engineer, assistant general manger of a technical development group and general manager of a scientific systems division. "I am excited about the opportunity to lead Trimble's next step forward in Japan," said Briceno. "Over the last five years, Trimble has established a large customer install base in Japan. Viewing the market from the vantage point of this base, we see tremendous growth potential for all of our products. In particular, I am very excited about the prospects for our surveying and mapping products and our OEM board sets and sensors."
 In announcing Briceno's appointment, Joseph said, "Dr. Briceno brings to Trimble the general management and technical skills necessary for advancing our company's growth in this very important marketplace for GPS capabilities."
 Trimble Navigation Ltd. is a world leader in the emerging commercial market for satellite-based navigation and positioning products using the U.S. government-funded Global Positioning System (GPS). Trimble designs, manufactures and markets electronic instruments and systems for navigation and precise-position determination. These products are sold in a variety of markets including marine, OEM, aviation, military, vehicle tracking, surveying and mapping, differential GPS (DGPS) systems and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Founded in 1978 and located in Sunnyvale, Trimble has been the leader in the commercial business of GPS since 1984.
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