(Norcross, Ga., 28 August 2006) Leica Geosystems recently opened its new e-commerce online store for business at www.buy.leica-geosystems.com.

The site makes it easy for professionals with construction, surveying, positioning and distance measurement needs to purchase a variety of Leica Geosystems products direct from the source. To aid in the selection of the right product, the site offers customers online training with demonstrations and tutorials. Customers also have access to special promotions offered exclusively through the site - as well as ongoing monthly specials and discounts. Other features include price checking, real-time order entry, tracking and status.

"Leica Geosystems has earned a reputation around the world for helping make businesses more productive and efficient on the jobsite," said Valerie Richardson, vice president of marketing and customer support, Leica Geosystems, Inc. Americas. "This new online store is another way that we can provide construction customers with the jobsite solutions that meet their needs. It doesn't get any easier to find the right product and enhance the profitability of your business through these highly accurate products."

A wide range of Leica Geosystems products are available for direct purchase atwww.buy.leica-geosystems.com, including levels, pipe lasers, rotators and underground service locators. The store's site navigation is simple and easy-to-use, allowing even the novice laser positioning customer to quickly research offerings, identify the right product and make a purchase.

"We invite construction professionals to take advantage of our special kick-off promotional offers and to build their sites right by visiting our site first," continued Dan Dykhuis, national sales director, Leica Geosystems, Inc. Americas. "We all know that the right tools make all the difference on the jobsite. Customers should add this site and the Leica Geosystems products available to their list of must-have tools."

For more information, go towww.buy.leica-geosystems.com.

Leica Geosystems - when it has to be right

With close to 200 years of pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information.

Those who use Leica products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 2,400 employees in 22 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.