Topcon, DICKEY-john Pen Technology Agreement

An agreement between technology manufacturers Topcon Positioning Systems and DICKEY-john will make Topcon’s just-introduced X30 control console available as a next generation console to DICKEY-john’s product line.

The X30 was introduced at the 2011 AgConnect Expo in Atlanta as the control console for Topcon’s new System 350 machine control system. For more on the System 350, click here. The X30 is a virtual terminal that offers complete compatibility, not only with DICKEY-john sensors, monitors and control systems, but also any ISO 11783 compliant product.

“DICKEY-john is a globally recognized company with an exemplary reputation for its expertise in planting and application control,” said Ray O’Connor, Topcon president and CEO. “The company is well known for their reliable sensor technology and dedication to customer service; the X30 will be a strong addition to their industry recognized product line. We are excited to work closely with this first-class company on mutually rewarding programs and projects.”

“Topcon’s strength in technology, such as ruggedized virtual terminals, GPS and steering technology, provides another product option for our customers,” said Art Tsubaki, DICKEY-john’s vice president of marketing. “Our ISO tradition and expertise, in combination with the X30, provide a great platform for OEM and aftermarket opportunities.”

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