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Fernando Romero Enterprise Engages Trimble for Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling Consulting Services for the New International Airport in Mexico City

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble TRMB, +0.80% announced today that it has been selected by Fernando Romero Enterprise (FR-EE) to provide consulting services for the Nuevo Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de Mexico (NAICM). Trimble will support the use of a Building Information Modeling (BIM)-enabled Project Delivery System (PDS) by FR-EE and Foster + Partners joint venture. The PDS will be used to manage and deliver the airport's final design phase. As part of the consulting services, Trimble will also assist in defining and implementing processes and technologies that will enable FR-EE to create and maintain constructability throughout the airport project.

"Complex projects demand a unique approach to project delivery that is data-driven, visual and fluid. Currently one of the world's largest airport infrastructure projects, the new International Airport in Mexico City is a tangible example of this kind of complexity," said Chris Gibson, vice president of Trimble. "Trimble Professional Services works closely with project owners, design teams and builders to develop custom project delivery systems that streamline the flow of information from conception into execution and operation. Trimble is extremely excited to be working with FR-EE and Foster + Partners to provide our innovative professional consulting services and BIM capabilities."

About NAICMThe Mexico City New International Airport (NAICM), designed jointly by FR-EE/Fernando Romero Enterprise and Foster + Partners, is a new greenfield airport being built in Mexico City to replace the existing Benito Juarez International Airport.

The project is being developed by Mexico's Secretariat of Communications and Transport (SCT) as part of the transport development plan announced by Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, who allocated US$9.2 billion in September 2014 for the initial construction phase. It is one of the world's largest airport infrastructure projects and is expected to be the largest airport in Latin America.

The new airport will have the capacity to handle 50...