This market brief provides a general review of the June American Water Works Association (AWWA) ACE show. Conference highlights are first reviewed, from suppliers introducing new products to analysis on key trends in the market for various technologies critical to water utilities. A more focused review of managed services is also given, providing a update on how suppliers view managed services opportunities, how they are changing their offerings accordingly and finally what they view as their long term market strategy for managed services in North America.
Associate Director, Smart Utilities Infrastructure
Michael Markides is an associate director at IHS, in charge of managing market research efforts for the power & energy Group. The group reviews electronics markets within each utility type, providing annual market research studies to utility vendors worldwide.