As the consumption of natural gas around the globe skyrockets, the demand for instruments that?measure the gas consumption has also increased. It is in this context that gas meters have gained prominence in the past few years, with world’s top gas meter manufacturers leading the market. A gas meter measures the volume of gas consumed at commercial, industrial or residential premises.?Typically, there are two types of gas meters – analog and digital. The analog or basic gas meters currently dominate the market. At the same time, the additional benefits that the digital/ smart gas meters provide have led to a steady decline in the demand for basic gas meters.
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Global Gas Meter Market 2016-2020
The gas meter market, the dynamics of which are dependent on the global consumption of natural gas, was valued at $3.91 billion in 2015.? Experts at Technavio expect the natural gas market to grow up to $6.45 billion by 2020, recording CAGR of 10.5%.
Top 12 Gas Meter Manufacturers in the World 2018
The leading provider of gas, electricity, water meters and related communications, and networking & software solutions, Elster was founded in 1836. At present the group operates as a subsidiary of Honeywell International. Elster manufactures products and systems solutions for measurement and regulation of gases, automation of industrial furnaces, control of heat treatment processes and regulation of heating appliances.
General Electric?is a globally diversified infrastructure and financial services corporation. Its products and services range from aircraft engines, oil and gas production equipment, power generation, and household appliances to medical imaging, industrial products, and business and consumer financing. At present the company operates its business through various segments, including transportation, GE capital, power and water, aviation, oil and gas, health care, appliance and lighting, and energy management.
A leading technology and service company, Itron is committed to the resourceful use of energy and water. It?provides comprehensive solutions that measure, manage and analyse water and energy. Its product portfolio comprises electricity, gas, water, and thermal energy measurement and control technology, and software, communications systems, and professional services. Itron offers three types of metering systems, namely advanced metering systems and technology, standard metering, and smart metering systems and technology.
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management products tailored to the needs of energy companies. Delivering end-to-end advanced metering solutions, the company offers the broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity, gas, and heat metering industry. The company is also working towards investments in smart grid applications, demand side management technologies, grid analytics, and renewables integration
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A leading global technology company in the sphere of power and automation, ABB enables utility, industry, transport and infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. Its operations are organised into four global divisions:?Process Automation, Discreet Automation and Motion, Electrification Products and Power Grids.
Aclara Technologies LLC, an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, is a world-class supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to water, gas, and electric utilities globally. SIS magnifies the benefits of networks that perform automated metering reading by incorporating a range of sensors, communications, and analytic technologies that let utilities monitor their distribution networks, optimize operations, respond to issues quickly, and pre-empt problems.
Badger Meter serves the global flow measurement market in three categories: utility, flow instrumentation and WYCO tools. Badger Meter offers an end-to-end solution that helps water utilities generate needed revenue, monitor and conserve their resources and helps them better serve their valued end water customers. Flow instrumentation solutions include meters and valves sold worldwide to measure and control materials flowing through a pipe or pipeline including water, air, steam, oil, and other liquids and gases.
Actaris Metering Systems designs products that?increase customer satisfaction and?reduce?the overall cost. The meters are uniquely constructed to give utilities just that little bit extra they need in a complex and competitive marketplace. Compact size, better overall aesthetics, fewer leak points, easy operation, flexible piping configurations, long life, maintenance-free operation and a cost effective temperature compensation are major advantages of products from Actaris Metering Systems.
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Founded in 1862, Diehl Metering GmbH supplies a comprehensive range of pioneering meters. Their intelligent metering technology enables customers to handle natural resources and energy in a highly efficient way. Diehl’s tried-and-tested system solutions are distinguished by simple operation and maximum adaptability to individual needs. The company?takes customers’ infrastructure to a new standard through accurate, efficient and automatic collection of measurement data for various kinds of energy on one central system platform.
KROHNE offers the right measurement solutions for process measurement applications around the world. An independent company owned by the Rademacher-Dubbick family, the organisation has advanced from an instrument manufacturer to a solution provider. Its portfolio consists of complete measuring solutions along with other additional services that?are seamlessly integrated in modern process control concepts, giving the customer as much information about the process as possible.
CGI offers services and solutions across the utilities industry, including the electricty, downstream gas, and water and waste?sectors.?The company?has?deep experience in both regulated and unregulated markets and has?formed long-term client relationships with the world’s largest utilities. It partners with utilities to deliver innovative technologies that meet current and future requirements and help ensure long-term growth and success.
EDMI Limited is one of the leading Smart Energy Solutions providers in the world. EDMI is focused on designing, developing and manufacturing innovative and technologically advanced energy meters and metering systems for the global utility industry. The company’s?portfolio includes a comprehensive range of premium quality metering products, advanced infrastructure and energy management systems.