ista is the world leader in the submetering industry - the measurement of energy and water consumption and the cost allocation for multi-occupant properties.
ista sells a range of meter hardware as well as providing a comprehensive package of related services, such as maintenance, meter reading, data processing and billing. In addition, the company is expanding its service range, offering energy management for utility customers. ista is primarily a service company that uses hardware sales as a means to generate service revenues.
ista's headquarters are in Essen, Germany. The company employs around 4,500 people globally and is active in 25 countries, serving 12 million homes and more than 450,000 customers. ista's most significant market is Germany which accounts for slightly more than 50% of revenues,
We continue to further improve cost and service performance in our core business, while pursuing additional growth opportunities. In addition, we have started the international expansion of our energy management business for utilities, commercial and real estate customers which will give ista access to new fast growing and attractive market segments.