Trimble sells UAS business to Delair-Tech

Delair-Tech has acquired Trimble´s (NASDAQ: TRMB) Belgium-based Gatewing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) engineering and manufacturing business, the company said.

Trimble has entered into strategic alliances with Delair-Tech and Microdrones of Siegen, Germany. Microdrones is a leading provider of multirotor UAS solutions. Under the agreements, Delair-Tech and Microdrones will become preferred providers of both fixed-wing and multirotor UAS solutions, with Trimble providing software, data processing and deliverables to UAS operators across multiple vertical markets.

Delair-Tech is a provider of long-range, fixed-wing UAS solutions for industrial inspection and asset management applications headquartered in Toulouse, France. Delair-Tech said it intends to grow the acquired business as part of its portfolio.

Gatewing has been reported as part of Trimble´s engineering and construction segment. The divestiture will not have a material impact on either overall or segment financial results.

Delair-Tech provides long-range UAV solutions and unique image processing techniques.

Trimble delivers products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability.