About Kamstrup

A company inspired by better

Think forward

We are inspired by better


At Kamstrup, we always define our value by the progress we create for others. Our finest work is to help our customers run a better, more efficient business. From our leading position in wireless technology to our smart grid optimization and customer-first culture, we are enabling millions of people to manage their consumption more intelligently and effectively.

Our mission is to supply innovative metering solutions for energy & water consumption.

Total solution provider

Kamstrup is a world leading supplier of intelligent energy and water metering solutions.

Kamstrup serves energy companies, utilities and the submetering business around the world with innovative metering solutions for electricity, heat, cooling and water.

Kamstrup is 100 percent owned by the Danish energy company, OK.

Every day our employees located in 24 countries help customers all over the world save energy, develop more efficient ways of working, and identify new opportunities for future growth.
 
Products and solutions

Energy and water meters from Kamstrup are installed in households and

commercial buildings worldwide, securing fair billing and an efficient use of energy.

Kamstrup offers total multi-utility solutions based on a broad product range from meters to data analysis. The broad offer of hardware, software and services enable us to fulfill all needs regarding metering of energy and water. The full product range includes consumption meters, meter communication infrastructure, meter data management systems, Smart Grid

applications, hosted solutions, operation and meter data analyses.

Today, Kamstrup is the largest manufacturer of ultrasonic heat meters in the world. Innovation has always been our driving force. We have evidence that keeping Research & Development, Production and Administration situated under the same roof at our headquarters in Denmark enhances the quality and reduces delivery time. Production lines are fully automated in order to minimize faults and give our employees the best work conditions.

Kamstrup takes responsibility for quality, environment and society

Finances

Kamstrup is an economically viable company with high credibility. The company history is a history of a constantly increasing turnover as Kamstrup has been able to gain market shares and grow the customer base even in times of global crisis.

Kamstrup is 100 % owned by the Danish energy company OK.

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Our company is credit worthy according to Soliditet's credit assessment system that are based on a number of decision rules. This credit rating is updated on a daily basis, and always shows the current rating and date.

Sponsorship

Ida Marie Baad and Marie Thusgaard Olsen are chasing their goal of an Olympic gold medal in Rio. With Kamstrup's help, their dream is getting closer.

Historical moments

A history of constant progress and specialization

1946: Kamstrup was founded by Olaf Kamstrup in Aarhus, Denmark.

1959: Kamstrup introduced the first heat meter.

1966: Kamstrup buys the company Metro, which brings the number of employees to 220.

1990: The company is taken over by the energy company, OK.

1991: Kamstrup launches the ultrasonic heat meter,  which meant a technological quantum leap into the heat meter business. 

From this time, Kamstrup chooses to focus strategically on serving district heating customers. The ultrasonic heat meter cemented Kamstrup’s leading position in the market for metering solutions.

1998: Kamstrup manufactures the first electricity meters with automated meter reading.

2000: The original business with process equipment for the industry is sold off, and Kamstrup focuses from now on exclusively on the energy business.

2002: Kamstrup launches the first radio network meter reading system.

2006: Kamstrup buys the Swedish company Senea in order to strengthen the automatic meter reading competences.

2007: Kamstrup launches the first electronic water meter.

2008: Despite financial crisis, Kamstrup closes the year with record turnover and 30% growth rate.

2010: Kamstrup buys the Swedish competitor SVM.

2014: Kamstrup buys the software company Saseco

Future perspective

Our vision is to become the leading supplier of intelligent metering solutions for energy and water. We expect to gain additional market shares on a number of markets, primarily as a result of the efforts within product development and production-related development.

Today, more than 80% of Kamstrup’s revenue comes from export markets and in the future Kamstrup aims at strong global growth in both existing and new markets.

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