Charles Trimble and two partners from Hewlett-Packard founded Trimble Navigation in 1978; the company headquarter in Sunnyvale, California.
Trimble Navigation makes GPS receivers, UAVs, and laser rangefinders; it also has more than 6.561 employees working in around the world. The company made a revenue of $2 billion in 2012.
Trimble Navigation works in a range of industries like Geospatial, construction, transportation, Telecommunication, and mobile resource management. They made a couple of acquisitions include Spectra Precision Group, Advanced Public Safety, and Tripod Data Systems.