AMS Utiliserv announces merger with Olameter

Existing field service offerings include meter reading, meter installations, pole testing, underground locates and field collections.

Monroe, La., April 19, 2010—AMS Utiliserv, a utility field services company based in Monroe, La., announced completion of a merger with Olameter Corp., a utility service and technology firm based in Arlington, Texas. Terms of the agreement between these two private companies were not disclosed.

Within this collective organization, field services and related technologies will remain within the AMS Utiliserv structure, with the 250 associated employees continuing their tenure with the company. AMS Utiliserv clients can be assured of on-going quality services, as well as the future availability of additional features. Existing field service offerings include meter reading, meter installations, pole testing, underground locates and field collections.

Olameter Corp., meanwhile, will continue providing services surrounding meter data management and presentment, billing, call center, workforce management, and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) monitoring and maintenance.

"I am confident that the existing synergies between the offerings of Olameter and AMS Utiliserv will allow valuable collaboration in delivering even better service quality and efficiency for our current and potential clients," commented Ms. Kathy Williamson, vice president and general manager.

"AMS Utiliserv is a trusted name in utility field services, and we look forward to working with their team to further enhance offerings and grow the business," added Mr. Jan Peeters, president. "Combining operational capabilities, experience, and market knowledge will create opportunity for both the company and the customers we will jointly serve."

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