LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that it is ranked number one
in a number of market position estimates in the latest water meter
market analysis report published by IMS Research. The report, The
World Market for Water Meters—2011 Edition, published in October
2011 and authored by Nicole Juarez, estimates Itron to have the top unit
share position globally for a number of segments, including Total World
Water Meter Shipments, Total World Water Communications Modules and
Total World Domestic Water Meters.
Itron is a global leader in providing innovative water resource
management solutions—from meters, leak detection devices and
communications modules, to network infrastructure and back-office data
collection and analytic software—that enable utilities to manage supply,
optimize usage and conserve resources. Itron's reliable water metering
technology shipped to more customers around the world than any other
meter supplier last year.
"Itron takes its leadership position seriously, particularly during such
a critical time in the industry when water suppliers around the world
are facing growing populations and infrastructure challenges," said
Marcel Regnier, Itron president and COO, Water. "In developing
countries, providing people with secure potable water is the primary
concern; yet, in the most developed countries, making distribution
systems more reliable, smarter and energy efficient are key drivers for
technology investments, together with improved consumer service. At
Itron, we offer tailored solutions to meet our customers' unique
business needs, and I believe this is why we are a leading global
To learn more about IMS Research, visit http://www.imsresearch.com/.
Itron is the leading provider of energy and water resource management
solutions for nearly 8,000 utilities around the world. We offer
end-to-end solutions that include electricity, gas, water and heat
measurement and control technology; communications systems; software;
and professional services. With nearly 10,000 employees doing business
in more than 130 countries, Itron empowers utilities to responsibly and
efficiently manage energy and water resources. To realize a sustainable
future, start here: www.itron.com.
Barbara Doyle, Vice President, Investor
Relations, +1 509-891-3443
Sèvegrand, Director, EMEA Communications, +33 5 49 62 70 44
Moore, Senior Director, Itron Marketing & Communications, 509-891-3524
Source: Itron, Inc.
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