Leviton acquires Integrated Metering Systems


Daryoush Larizadeh,
COO, Leviton
Melville, NY, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — December 3, 2010 – Integrated Metering Systems (IMS), a leading manufacturer of revenue grade submetering solution, has been acquired by electrical wiring devices, lighting energy management systems and commercial data networking solutions provider Leviton Manufacturing Company.

Combined with Leviton’s worldwide distribution and sales channels, the acquisition will enable the company to offer its customers the most complete line of lighting energy management solutions. A complementary strategic addition to Leviton’s current line, Leviton can now offer solutions to meet all measurement and verification based opportunities such as smart metering, load management and LEED rating achievement.

“IMS is a key acquisition,” stated Daryoush Larizadeh, Leviton’s Chief Operating Officer. “This positions Leviton as a single source solution by providing an integrated approach for tracking, monitoring and verifying lighting consumption and implementing cost and carbon footprint reduction.”

“We are pleased to join Leviton’s industry leading operation,” added Charles Wilde, founder and president of IMS. “With the addition of IMS’ precise energy measurement and verification systems, Leviton can now offer its customers an integrated solution for achieving their sustainability goals and green building programs.”