CNH Industrial, the parent company of Case and New Holland construction and agricultural machinery, announced on March 30 that it will acquire Hemisphere GNSS, a manufacturer of satellite positioning technology solutions. It will continue to operate as a standalone business via operations in the U.S., Canada and Australia.
Futtura’s 3D Line of Grade Control Solutions are Powered by Hemisphere GNSS Technology.
Hemisphere’s proprietary Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) solutions provide pinpoint accuracy for the agriculture, construction, mining and marine industries. The company designs both electronic systems and software solutions. Its core technology capabilities include application-specific integrated circuit chips, circuit boards, radio frequency signal processing, navigation algorithms and satellite-based correction designs. Hemisphere’s GradeMetrix and SiteMetrix systems are designed to be affordable intuitive solutions for small to mid-sized contractors.
“Our team is excited to combine resources and talent with CNH Industrial. This enables us to further enhance our technology and product development in core GNSS, agriculture, construction, marine and machine control markets,” said Farlin Halsey, president and CEO at Hemisphere GNSS.