Machine control key to attracting new talent in construction, report finds
May 22, 2023
Machine control – the automation of construction equipment – is key to attracting new talent and addressing the skills shortage in the sector, according to construction professionals surveyed in a new report by Topcon Positioning Systems
Topcon launches easy-to-use Digital Layout software for fast-paced building construction industry
April 20, 2023
Topcon Positioning Systems introduces Digital Layout, a simple, easy-to-use building construction software to enable more contractors to adopt a digital layout workflow for increased efficiency, accuracy, and productivity.
Topcon announces strategic investment in DDK Positioning
April 17, 2023
Topcon Positioning Systems announced it has made a strategic investment in DDK Positioning Ltd, an Aberdeen based specialist in GNSS receivers and PPP correction services. DDK Positioning delivers services exclusively over the Iridium® network to provide global precision positioning services that can augment GNSS constellations to significantly enhance their accuracy for critical industrial applications. Terms of the investment are not being disclosed.
Topcon further expands MC-X platform with all-new GNSS option for compact equipment
March 14, 2023
Topcon Positioning Systems has announced the availability of a new global navigation satellite system (GNSS) option for its MC-Mobile compact machine control solution. Rounding out the company’s compact solutions portfolio, this GNSS option allows contractors to easily integrate their compact machines into fleets already powered by GNSS technology. This expansion gives owners of skid steers, compact track loaders (CTL) and mini excavators the broadest offering of machine control options to date.
Topcon Positioning Systems has purchased construction software and data integrations and services company Digital Construction Works (DCW). DCW’s services and software integration platform will help customers navigate and maximize the use of construction data made available across multiple apps and software.
Topcon Positioning Systems has been Certified™ by Great Place to Work® in the U.S. for 2023. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Topcon, with an overall score 25 points higher than the average U.S. company.
Topcon provides GNSS correction services for emergency response teams in California
January 17, 2023
In response to recent disaster declarations throughout California, Topcon Positioning Systems is offering free access to its global navigation satellite system (GNSS) correction services network to essential emergency response agencies and personnel in designated disaster areas.
Topcon expands Compact Solutions Portfolio with 2D-MC automatic grade control solution for compact track loaders
January 17, 2023
Topcon Positioning Systems has announced 2D-MC, an automatic grade control solution for compact track loaders. Now available in North America, 2D-MC is a low-cost 2D machine control system that is designed to be installed directly onto select grading attachments.