Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif., acquired privately held Apache Technologies Inc., Dayton, Ohio. Apache designs, manufactures and distributes professional laser products for construction leveling and alignment applications. Trimble expects the Apache acquisition to extend its laser product portfolio for handheld laser detectors and entry-level machine displays and control systems. Apache will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary and will be reported within Trimble's Engineering and Construction business segment.
Woolpert Inc., Denver, Colo., acquired Mountain Survey-ing and Mapping Inc. (MSM), a full-service surveying firm in Denver, Colo. MSM offers expertise in GPS, land and transportation surveying.