Trimble Navigation Ltd and Tekla, a Trimble company, serve utility companies worldwide with an extensive offering of software, hardware and services. In an effort to further improve the focused services and products for energy distribution utilities' needs, a new division is established. Trimble Energy Distribution Utilities combines Trimble Utilities Field Solutions and the products, services and expertise of Tekla Infrastructure & Energy, forming a global organization committed to and focused on serving electricity, gas and district heating distribution utilities.
Tekla Infrastructure & Energy develops software solutions for network information management, asset and maintenance management and advanced distribution management. Tekla products and technologies are introduced to the US market to complement Trimble's comprehensive utilities solution portfolio for the market place.
Kai Lehtinen is the General Manager of Trimble Energy Distribution Utilities (TEDU) division. He also continues in his current position as Senior Vice President of Infrastructure & Energy business area in Tekla. Matti Syyrakki is appointed as Business Area Director for TEDU North America. He is responsible for Trimble's Huntsville facility that has a long track record in serving utilities and is the competence center for Energy Distribution Utilities in the US. Matti Syyrakki's previous position was Director of Engineering in Tekla Infrastructure & Energy. Pekka Hämäläinen continues as Segment Director for Utilities in Tekla.