AMCO Water Metering Systems is now Elster AMCO Water

AMCO Water Metering Systems Inc. has changed its name to Elster AMCO Water Inc. The name change is part of the Elster Group business transformation in North America that also includes Elster Electricity, Elster Integrated Solutions and the Elster Gas group. This alignment enables the Elster Group in North America to better serve utility customers by providing leading-edge automated meter reading (AMR) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solutions for water, gas and electricity...

OCALA, FL, Jan. 23, 2007 -- AMCO Water Metering Systems Inc. has changed its name to Elster AMCO Water Inc. The name change is part of the Elster Group business transformation in North America that also includes Elster Electricity, Elster Integrated Solutions and the Elster Gas group. This alignment enables the Elster Group in North America to better serve utility customers by providing leading-edge automated meter reading (AMR) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solutions for water, gas and electricity.

Blake Snider, president of Elster AMCO Water comments, "We are excited to be a part of this dynamic transformation. The breadth of potential solutions offered by the Elster Group creates an unparalleled value basis for our customers."

The Elster Group alignment in North America will be seamless for existing AMCO customers. Elster AMCO Water has over 110 years of water metering solutions experience and knowledge and will continue to leverage Elster Group relationships as well as industry partnerships to provide the most advanced and innovative metering products and AMR/AMI solutions for its customers.

Elster AMCO Water (www.amcowater.com) is a leader in advanced metering products and meter reading solutions. Elster AMCO Water is located in Ocala, Florida and is part of the Elster Group, the world's largest multi-utility metering company for water, electricity and gas metering.

Elster (www.elster.com) consists of two major business units in North America: Elster Gas and Elster Electricity and Water. Elster Gas delivers gas metering solutions to a host of customers across the region and is headquartered in Madison, Ohio. The Elster Electricity and Water business unit serves utilities in these two sectors with operations located in Raleigh, North Carolina and Ocala, Florida. Elster Integrated Solutions, a new business unit in Raleigh, North Carolina, helps utilities improve their revenue cycle services, customer service, delivery reliability and workforce utilization as well as implement demand response and conservation programs.

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