Vector acquires contractor Vircom to maintain national footprint

Jonathan Underhill
Thu, 30 Aug 2018

By Gavin Evans Aug. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Vector has agreed to buy Vircom Energy Management Services to help maintain a national service for residential and commercial smart meters. Vircom, owned by Rangiora-based lines company MainPower, has offices there, Auckland, Nelson and Napier. Formed in 2004, it has completed more than 2.6 million smart meter jobs, including many thousands for Vector during the past decade. Vector chief executive Simon Mackenzie said that, with the firm’s mass smart meter deployment complete in New Zealand, it w...

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