Landis+Gyr Reaches 50 Millionth Advanced Electric Meter Milestone
FOCUS® is best-selling residential meter for smart grid deployments
Atlanta, GA. – July 28, 2016 – Landis+Gyr announced another milestone for its industry-leading advanced electricity meters today, completing production of the 50 millionth unit at its North American manufacturing plant.
Landis+Gyr’s award winning production facility produces advanced residential and commercial solid state meters for use in smart grid deployments, as well as higher function grid meters for distribution management that include advanced sensing, data collection and analysis.
“We’re proud of this achievement and what it says about the quality of the product and processes over the past decade,” said Aubrey Williams, Vice President of Product Delivery at Landis+Gyr. “It is a tribute to our employees that Landis+Gyr has been able to meet the very strong demand for what has become the leading product family in the industry.”
In 2007, Landis+Gyr revolutionized advanced metering by introducing the E350 FOCUS AX-SD, an advanced electric meter with integrated service switch and metrology features previously found only in light commercial meters. The AX-SD went on to become the primary residential meter deployed at the largest advanced metering projects in the country.
Landis+Gyr’s advanced metering portfolio complements a full range of energy management and capacity optimization solutions that include advanced analytics, load management, energy storage and consumer engagement.
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering the broadest portfolio of products and services to address complex industry challenges, the company delivers comprehensive solutions for the foundation of a smarter grid including; smart metering, distribution network sensing and automation tools, load control, analytics and energy storage. Landis+Gyr operates in 31 countries across five continents as an independent growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and is also 40% owned by the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ). With annualized sales of more than US$1.5 billion, the company employs 5,700 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at landisgyr.com.
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