is a world-leading technology and services company that enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve.
We invite participants on this tour to see firsthand how Itron's commitment to technology innovation and community development have worked hand-in-hand to build a world-class manufacturing facility in Oconee, SC. For the past 50 years, Itron's Oconee location has led the industry in developing and refining ground-breaking electricity and gas management technologies. In fact, it is the largest smart meter manufacturing facility in the United States, with more than 317,000 square-feet of space comprised of highly automated production cells. As Itron's Metrology Center of Excellence, the company is committed to driving innovation and quality by investing in state-of-the-art equipment, upgrades, and process improvements, yielding significant enhancements in safety, productivity, and quality.