Exhibitors featured in this issue

Editor’s note: The following company listings are provided as a courtesy to those DistribuTECH 2005 exhibitors who showed their support of Utility Automation & Engineering T&D magazine by advertising in this issue. Check www.distributech.com for a complete list of DistribuTECH exhibitors.


ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry consumers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. Please visit ABB in Booth #700.
See ad, page 27.


Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Accenture, through deep industry, business process and systems integration expertise, collaborates with its utility clients to help them become high-performance businesses.
See ad, page 3.

Amron Technologies

AMRON Technologies delivers advanced metering technologies and services to utilities and their customers. AMRON’s flagship C&I M5 advanced metering platform is meter and wireless network-agnostic, comprising underglass hardware, flexible communications and web-based meter management software.
See ad, page 57.


Avistar’s AP-10 identifies A, B and C phase and phase angle in seconds on overhead and underground transmission and distribution lines from 120V to 500kV. The AP-10 is fast, easy to use and versatile.
See ad, page 55.

Bow Networks

See ad, page 12.

Brooks Utility Group

Brooks UPG is the premier supplier of metering-related products including: meter adapters for converting bottom connected and K base to socket type, extender/interbase collars, meter safety and test equipment, security seals, rings, locking devices, test switches, meter enclosures, instrument transformer enclosures, sectionalizers and metering accessories.
See ad, page 63.


See ad, inside back cover.

Comverge Technologies

A leading provider of wireless AMR, load control, and real-time grid management technology solutions, Comverge offers comprehensive distribution-side solutions that enable strategic initiatives. With 5.5 million units in use, Comverge is the power in power technology.
See ad, page 11.

Cooper Power Systems

Cooper Power Systems is a leader in power quality systems, services and products. From consultation, training and service to hardware and software, Cooper provides new ways of solving your distribution automation challenges. And when you need equipment, Cooper offers the industry’s most complete line of trusted power quality products.
See ad, pages 6 and 7.

CYME International Inc.

CYME provides a complete line of Power Engineering Software for the T&D industry. Our solutions include CYMDIST, the distribution analysis software used by hundreds of electric utilities for their distribution network planning, engineering and operations.
See ad, page 58.

Data Comm for Business Inc.

Data Comm for Business, Inc. (DCB) manufactures and distributes a broad line of data communications equipment including SCADA, statistical multiplexers, modems, DSUs, FRADs, routers, wireless, remote access, RS-232, LAN interconnection equipment and much more.
See ad, page 23.

Datamatic Inc.

Since 1980, Datamatic has been delivering advanced meter reading solutions to electric, gas and water utilities. Datamatic has earned a reputation for experience, innovation and reliability and is acknowledged as a leader in the industry.
See ad, page 70.


Dataradio invites you to stop by Booth 1139 to see our new HiPR-900 solution featuring Parallel Decode to reduce multi-path fading and POE for trouble-free setup and flexible installation options, available pending FCC certification.
See ad, page 59.

Elster Electricity

Elster offers advanced, high accuracy electricity meters featuring the ALPHA meter line. View a live demo of Elster’s EnergyAxis System, an advanced metering automation system with 2-way communications to every meter and remote disconnect feature.
See ad, page 13.


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are the foundation for utility distribution applications. Visit ESRI in booth 1417 and learn why ESRI’s ArcGIS software is the leading GIS technology for utilities.
See ad, page 49.


GarrettCom Inc. manufactures Industrial and Carrier Class Ethernet LAN products. Magnum products include NEBS-certified and ETSI switches and hubs, and media converters for use in industrial, telecommunications, power utility, transportation and hardened factory automation environments.
See ad, page 32.

GE Energy

GE Energy is one of the world’s leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technology. The company offers a portfolio of primary equipment and services.
See ad, page 47.

Hexagram Inc.

The Hexagram STAR Wireless Fixed Network AMR System provides fully automatic meter reading. STAR’s offerings include solutions for today’s electric, water and gas utilities, providing the ultimate in complete, accurate and cost-effective interval meter readings.
See ad, page 39.

Hunt Technologies Inc.

Hunt Technologies Inc. provides complete AMR solutions for electric, water and gas utilities. We develop and support one-way and two-way power line carrier systems, as well as integrated RF and ERT technology.
See ad, page 21.

Itron Inc.

Itron is a leading technology provider and critical source of knowledge to the global energy and water industries. More than 3,000 utilities worldwide rely on Itron technology to deliver the knowledge they require to optimize the delivery and use of energy and water.
See ad, inside front cover.

Joslyn Hi-Voltage

Joslyn Hi-Voltage/Fisher Pierce manufactures power transmission & distribution equipment for electric utilities including reclosers, sectionalizers, capacitor switches & controls, faulted circuit indicators (FCIs), air break disconnect switches, load break interrupter attachments and Smartlink communications equipment.
See ad, page 43.


Assisting more than 500 clients in over 70 countries achieve their strategic and operational goals, KEMA provides technical and management consulting to the energy industry worldwide. For over 75 years KEMA’s dedicated team of energy consulting specialists have been serving the complete spectrum of participants in the energy marketplace, offering a full complement of services supporting generation through the consumer side of the meter.
See ad, page 45.


Manufactures advanced precision, commercial and industrial, and residential electric metering platforms. Also offers, via strategic alliances, metering solutions, including the communication-neutral, open architecture Advanced Data Infrastructure (ADI).
See ad, page 31.


Hunt Power/MeterSmart delivers reliable and cost-effective energy systems and services to utilities using MDMA-certified processes. The most popular new service is satellite meter reading for remote or hard-to-reach areas inside and outside buildings.
See ad, page 29.

Metrum Technologies

See ad, page 42.

Microwave Data Systems

Microwave Data Systems is a world leader in wireless networking solutions for the SCADA/telemetry, telecommunications, and online transactional markets. Product offerings include licensed and license-free transceivers for operation in several frequency bands.
See ad, page 38.

Miner & Miner

Miner & Miner is the leading developer/implementer of the award-winning ArcFM Solution for utilities, which allows utilities to effectively manage spatial information, thereby increasing productivity, lowering costs and improving services.
See ad, page 60.

Mobile Data Solutions Inc.

MDSI is the most experienced provider of mobile workforce management software in the world. MDSI’s Advantex software allows companies to meet customer commitments and provide optimal service delivery, while reducing costs and streamlining operations.
See ad, page 53.


Motorola is the worldwide leader in integrated communication solutions that help utilities monitor, know and act with utmost control. Visit Motorola and check out solutions for AMR, Distribution Automation, Mobile Voice and Data and Broadband.
See ad, page 33.

MRO Software

MRO Software is the leading provider of strategic asset management solutions. The company’s integrated suite of applications optimizes performance, improves productivity and service levels and enables asset-related sourcing and procurement across the entire spectrum of strategic assets.
See ad, page 25.

Neptune Technology Group Inc.

Neptune’s proven ARB Utility Management Systems give water, electric, and gas utilities the Power of Choice. From AMR and Route Optimization to Service Work Orders and AMR Deployment Automation, Neptune delivers Integrity by Design.
See ad, pages 36 and 37.

Omicron Electronics Corp.

OMICRON develops innovative power system testing solutions. The CMC test system for protection relays, meters and transducers is world leader in its class and the CPC100 for automated substation testing is a lightweight primary injection test set.
See ad, page 35.

Open Systems International

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) provides open and high performance SCADA, Energy Management, Generation Management, and Distribution Management Systems for utilities worldwide. OSI will be demonstrating its monarch Linux and Windows-based system platform and Osiris, a new Linux-based secure Remote Telemetry Unit.
See ad, pages 9 and 10.

Positron Inc.

Positron has been providing the highest quality and most reliable communication line protection for over 30 years. With the recent introduction of TeleLite for optical isolation, Positron has become the only company that offers one-stop shopping for both copper and fiber isolations.
See ad, page 30.

Power Engineers Inc.

Opto 22, a manufacturer of monitoring and control hardware, and POWER Engineers, a consulting and integration services firm, have co-developed SNAP DNP I/O, a low-cost RTU alternative that seamlessly integrates into your DNP-based SCADA system.
See ad, page 1.


New “Add-On Automation Solution” for keeping existing relays eliminates high replacement costs. One device now provides true target and fault data, adds distributed DFR, SOE, Revenue Metering, Power Quality with Dial-Out Reporting and Web-Based Access.
See ad, page 61.

Schweitzer Engineering Labs Inc.

A leader in power system protection, control, automation, and communications, SEL offers complete solutions for any size substation, including SCADA, automation, rugged computers, protective relays, encrypting transceivers, recloser controls, Ethernet solutions, meters and fiber-optic transceivers.
See ad, back cover.

Sensus Metering Systems

See ad, page 26.

Shaw Power Technologies Inc.

Making our knowledge your power. As a world-recognized provider of analytical electric power solutions, our advanced technology, software products, and engineering expertise all come together to help you meet the competitive demands of today’s power industry.
See ad, page 62.

Survalent Technology

Our mission is straightforward: provide the most economical, reliable, and user-friendly SCADA software and support throughout the world.
See ad, page 14.

Thomas & Betts Corp.

Elastimold Switchgear for overcurrent protection, automatic source transfer and automatic feeder or loop sectionalizing. Molded switches and vacuum interrupters with underground automated distribution control.
See ad, page 51.


Two-way power-line communication (PLC) system and transponder products for AMR, Load Control, Interval Data, Outage Assessment, Remote Connect/Disconnect, additional value-added services. TWACS technology includes short-hop radio frequency (RF) metering solutions for water, gas, propane and pit meters. The TWACS system needs no feeder conditioning or special licensing-the communications technology uses the utility’s network at the frequency for which it was designed. Visit our booth to see why over 8 million devices have been purchased or are under contract by ATCO Electric, Bangor Hydro Electric Co., Florida Power & Light Co., Idaho Power, PPL Electric Utilities, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, Wisconsin Public Service Company, municipal utilities and over 100 Electric Cooperatives including three of the largest in the country-Lee County, Pedernales and Rappahannock Electric Cooperatives. PPL’s project is the largest two-way AMR deployment in North America, and FPL’s TWACS Load Management program is the largest two-way PLC Load Control project in the world.
See ad, page 5.


CyberLock electronic cylinders convert mechanical locks into full-functioning access control systems. A record of user activity is stored in the cylinder and key. One key can access CyberLocks installed in doors, cabinets, containers and padlocks.
See ad, page 40.

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