Founded in 1992, Hexagon AB is a publicly traded multinational technology company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Hexagon markets itself as a leading global provider of end-to-end geospatial and design sensors, software, and autonomous solutions across a range of industry verticals or “ecosystems” (e.g., smart cities, smart factories, smart plants, etc.). Hexagon’s primary exposure to the… Continue reading Hexagon


Headquartered in Redland, CA, Esri is a global provider of geographic information system (GIS) software. The company’s flagship offering is the ArcGIS platform, which provides various solutions using geospatial analysis and visual mapping for a broad set of industries. Esri has tailored ArcGIS offerings for water utilities designed to provide insight into the complete water… Continue reading Esri


Innovyze is a global provider of water network modeling and business analytics software solutions designed for water and wastewater utilities, engineering firms, and regulators. Shortly after being acquired by private equity firm EQT in March 2017, Innovyze was merged with its former rival hydraulic modeling software provider, XP Solutions. Originally, Innovyze was primarily focused on… Continue reading Innovyze


Trimble Water offers network and asset management software, dataloggers, and GPS mapping equipment for water & wastewater utilities. Trimble Water is a business division of Trimble Inc., a hardware, software, and services company serving industries such as construction, agriculture, transportation, natural resources and utilities, and government. Telog was acquired by Trimble in 2015 and now… Continue reading Trimble


EMAGIN provides water and wastewater facilities with an operational artificial intelligence (AI)-driven platform for real-time decision making to control assets. The company was founded in 2017, and developed an adaptable AI-based software platform – HARVI, or Hybrid Adaptive Real-time Virtual Intelligence – deployed across multiple industrial verticals. Early project wins with United Utilities and Anglian… Continue reading EMAGIN

Azteca Systems (Cityworks)

Azteca Systems was purchased by diversified technology provider Trimble in October 2019. Azteca Systems offers its Cityworks computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software for public asset management. Cityworks’ software includes applications for the management of assets, project permits, and field services. Cityworks is a GIS-centric solution built on top of Esri ArcGIS. Cityworks has historically… Continue reading Azteca Systems (Cityworks)

Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems provides a comprehensive suite of software solutions for managing infrastructure across the asset lifecycle, from design and engineering to construction and operations. Key industry verticals served include water & wastewater, power, transportation, telecommunications, smart buildings, smart cities, and heavy industry. With over 30 years’ experience in modeling and engineering software in water &… Continue reading Bentley Systems

Badger Meter

Badger Meter, founded in 1905, has been a major player in the U.S. metering, automatic meter reading (AMR), and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) market, driving innovation and expanding its product lines via M&A since the 1950s. Badger’s international expansion began with key projects in Mexico and South America in the 1960s, and the company established a… Continue reading Badger Meter


The Swiss company Landis+Gyr, established in 1896, currently operates worldwide with 72 sites in 31 countries. It originally produced only electric meters, telephone inductors, and phonographs. Toshiba became the primary stakeholder in Landis+Gyr after acquiring a 60.0% stake in the company in 2011, but following several financial scandals for the investor, Landis+Gyr once again became a… Continue reading Landis+Gyr

Neptune Technologies

Neptune Technologies, part of Roper Technologies since 2003, provides walk-by and drive-by automatic meter reading (AMR) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) fixed network metering solutions throughout North America. The company estimates an installed base of more than 30 million water meters across 4,000 utilities. Neptune’s data and analytics products include the N_SIGHT customer platform, which allows… Continue reading Neptune Technologies