Landis+Gyr is a worldwide company which has offices and factories on all major continents.
Landis+Gyr offers a complete range of metering solutions, from credit and prepayment meters to metering systems. The company's world-leading prepayment metering solutions comprise an extensive range of meters and sophisticated vending software marketed under the brand name Cashpower. Websites: www.za.landisgyr.com and www.landisgyr.com.br
Landis+Gyr is the global market leader in electricity metering and a front runner in advanced metering. Focussed on quality, precision and reliability, Landis+Gyr offers a complete portfolio of meters, systems and solutions for electricity, heat/cold and gas including complementary services.
Landis+Gyr, founded in 1896 and headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, employs 4,000 people in 29 countries all over the world. In business year 2005, the group totalized sales of 495.9 million euro.
Landis+Gyr is working with the Czech utility, CEZ, building the largest industrial, commercial and grid metering data centre in Europe, using the latest generation technology designed for 85,000 industrial metering points. By the end of 2008 around 40,000 metering points spread throughout the Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria and other distribution networks in these countries will be connected to the centre’s system, also provided by Landis+Gyr.
[img:Toshiba_0.jpg| ]Tokyo, Japan --- (METERING.COM) --- May 20, 2011 - Toshiba Corporation is to acquire Landis+Gyr AG in a deal valued at US$2.3 billion (approximately 186.3 billion yen).
The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, is aimed to substantially enhance the scope of Toshiba's smart grid and smart community businesses and position the company as a global competitor with world-class capabilities.