Landis+Gyr Accepts Frost & Sullivan Global AMI Company of the Year Award
Award recognizes exceptional all-round performance in advanced meter
ZUG, Switzerland, Oct. 18, 2013
ZUG, Switzerland, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, the world's
leading provider of smart grid and smart metering solutions, received the 2013
AMI Company of the Year Award at the Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Best
Practices Awards Banquet held in Paris last night.
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices awards recognize companies in a variety of
regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and
superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation,
customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare
market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews,
analysis, and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the
"Landis+Gyr unites its advanced smart metering technologies and services with
the Toshiba group's comprehensive expertise in energy management," noted Frost
& Sullivan Research Analyst Neha Vikash. "Such synergies allow the company to
provide customers with sophisticated one-stop solutions that support optimum
power monitoring and management."
As the world's leader in advanced metering solutions, Landis+Gyr has nearly
8,000 utility customers and an installed base of over 300 million electricity
meters. In recent weeks, the company has unveiled a number of major contracts
with utilities across the globe, including the largest two awarded in the
industry, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and British Gas.
"Landis+Gyr is proud to have been awarded this distinguished recognition by
Frost & Sullivan," said Andreas Umbach, Landis+Gyr's President and CEO. "Being
named as the 2013 AMI Company of the year is a testimony to our 5,300
employees, and their tireless efforts, as well our customers, and the
confidence they have demonstrated in selecting our products, solutions and
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management
products tailored to energy company needs and unique in its ability to deliver
true end-to-end advanced metering solutions. Today, the Company offers the
broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity metering
industry, and is paving the way for the next generation of smart grid. With
annualized sales of more than US$1.6 billion, Landis+Gyr, an independent
growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and 40% owned by the
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, operates in 30 countries across five
continents, and employs 5,300 people with the sole mission of helping the
world manage energy better. More information is available at landisgyr.com.
Contact: Dan Jacobson, Landis+Gyr, 218-562-5195, firstname.lastname@example.org
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