Ocala, FL, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- January 24, 2007 – AMCO Water Metering Systems Inc. has changed its name to Elster AMCO Water, Inc. The name change is part of the Elster Group business transformation in North America that also includes Elster Electricity, Elster Integrated Solutions and the Elster Gas group.

This alignment enables the Elster Group in North America to better serve utility customers by providing leading-edge AMR and AMI solutions for water, gas and electricity.

Blake Snider, president of Elster AMCO Water, comments: "We are excited to be a part of this dynamic transformation. The breadth of potential solutions offered by the Elster Group creates an unparalleled value basis for our customers."

The Elster Group alignment in North America will be seamless for existing AMCO customers. Elster AMCO Water has over 110 years of water metering solutions experience and knowledge and will continue to leverage Elster Group relationships as well as industry partnerships to provide metering products and AMR/AMI solutions for its customers.