Memphis Business Journal

High-tech water, gas meters slowly being introduced.(McLemore Industrial and Commercial Water Meter Services contract with Invensys PLC)(Brief Article)(Statistical Data Included)

McLemore Industrial & Commercial Water Meter Services, which installs meters for utility companies, has inked a $2 million deal for installations in Dresden, Tenn., betting on growth in a change-resistant industry.

The 2-year-old company has also been designated regional distributor for London-based Invensys plc, an automation systems company that makes state-of-the-art water meters -- an industry leader with 90,000 employees in 80 countries.

The designation means customers in the region who want to use Invensys products and get guaranteed installation will go through McLemore.

McLemore founder Kerry Collins is a certified technician and state- licensed contractor in Tennessee. …

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