D-Flow acquisition helps overcome customer order delays

It wasn’t by much, but Brown Deer-based Badger Meter Inc. reported an all-time record for revenue in the second quarter, topping the previous mark set during the same period last year.


The maker of water meters reported almost $104.2 million in revenue, up $356,000 from the previous year.

“On a tough comparison, we had a very strong quarter,” said Rick Johnson, Badger Meter chief financial officer.

Executives said the acquisition of D-Flow Technology AB, a Swedish company focused on ultrasonic technology, contributed $650,000 to revenue during the quarter. That boost helped overcome a delay in customer orders ahead of the company’s June introduction of LTE cellular technology on its Orion meter endpoints.

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