Hydrological Services America (HSA) joins the KISTERS Group
August 6, 2020
HSA joins global environmental monitoring leader, maintains distinct identity and function.
Acquisition of Hydrological Services America (HSA) expands KISTERS knowledge and portfolio to offer end-to-end data solutions across the water cycle.
The combination of deep levels of applied knowledge make available hardware, software, services and customized solutions for hydrometeorology, water quality monitoring, telemetry and remote sensing. Solutions support environmental, municipal, and industrial customers who want to implement the Internet of Things to save money, improve asset performance and reduce risks.
The merger will improve delivery of customer support and services to KISTERS’ existing clients, as well as the visibility of both companies in North America.
Close cooperation and long-term partnership
For more than 20 years HSA has been a very close partner of KISTERS Group member, HyQuest Solutions of Australia which provides high quality instruments, data loggers and communication technology for a spectrum of environmental monitoring programs. Many HSA clients already utilize products designed and manufactured by HyQuest Solutions.
HSA will become KISTERS’ instrumentation competency center as well as the logistic center for HyQuest Solutions in North America. All current HSA staff, located in Lake Worth, Florida will stay on board and under the direction of Peter Ward, who remains CEO of HSA. Customer contracts remain unchanged and will be continued by HSA and KISTERS North America.
Peter Ward states, “I am confident the acquisition by the KISTERS Group will generate significant synergies in expertise, sales and support. I look forward to continuing to deliver the highest level of customer satisfaction, even more competitive pricing and deepening our capacity to offer comprehensive solutions together.”
“We have always had the highest admiration for the support and service the HSA team provides. We are very proud to now join forces in North America, and be one team,” adds Klaus KISTERS, CEO of the KISTERS Group.