With 9.1 million units sold in 2010, Itron is a leading provider of water metering solutions and associated software. Utilities around the world rely on Itron’s products and services to optimize the delivery, use and protection of water resource. In order to address all the various levels of the water distribution chain – from network management to billing, Itron has chosen to use Krohne’s recognized expertise in the electromagnetic flowmeter technology, expanding its portfolio with both Krohne’s flowmeters and battery-powered meters.
The partnership between Itron and Krohne is rooted in shared business philosophies-Itron and Krohne both have the same customer-focused approach, supplying high-quality, accurate and reliable products and technology innovation. They focus on providing utilities around the world with the best local services and support. Both companies have made significant investments in research and development, and strongly believe in a successful long-term partnership.
Stephan Neuburger, managing director at Krohne, said: “This partnership reflects a shared commitment to provide the best possible products to our customers. We look forward to developing a close relationship with Itron as they offer best-of-breed products to their customers.”
“With our partnership with Krohne, we are complementing our water meters portfolio with outstanding technology which will help clients measure large consumptions of water all over the distribution chain”, said Marcel Régnier, president and COO, Itron Water.
At Itron, we’re dedicated to delivering end-to-end smart grid and smart distribution solutions to electric, gas and water utilities around the globe. Our company is the world’s leading provider of smart metering, data collection and utility software systems, with nearly 8,000 utilities worldwide relying on our technology to optimize the delivery and use of energy and water. Our offerings include electricity, gas, water and heat meters; network communication technology; collection systems and related software applications; and professional services. To realize your smarter energy and water future, start here: www.itron.com.
Established in 1921, KROHNE is a family-owned business employing 2,510 people around the world with representatives on all continents. The company headquarters are based in Duisburg, Germany. KROHNE is a market leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative measuring technology and prides itself on exceeding customer expectations in terms of quality, performance capability, service and design.
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