Third sales channel related acquisition

Brown Deer-based Badger Meter Inc. is acquiring the assets of Wilmington, North Carolina-based Carolina Meter and Supply.

Badger Meter announced the acquisition Wednesday and said it would hire Carolina Meter’s five employees. The acquisition was also effective on Wednesday, but other terms were not disclosed.

Carolina Meter is already a distributor of Badger Meter products to municipal water utility customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The company will do business as National Meter & Automation, Badger Meter’s wholly-owned distribution sales organization.

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