Van Wert Company

Exclusive Authorized Distributor of Itron in Iowa

Who We Are

In 1995, Rex Van Wert started his company to provide meter reading services to utilities throughout Iowa and neighboring states. Since 1998, Van Wert Company has grown into the exclusive distributor for Itron products in Iowa.  Itron is the worlds leading provider of intelligent metering, data collection and utility software solutions.

Van Wert Company has many other offerings from which to choose and we’re sure you’ll be happy working with us. Look around our website and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. 

Rex Van Wert

Rex Van Wert founded Van Wert, Inc. in 1995 as a provider of meter reading services to utilities.  Since then the company has become a supplier of electric meters.

Rex has been involved with the utility business since 1968. First Data Processing Manager at Grundy County REC and then as a Manufacturers Rep for 20 years.

Rex attended Iowa Tech where he studied computer programming.

He is married and has four children and nine grand-children.

Tim Van Wert
General Manager

Tim has been reading meters, scheduling meter readers, processing meter data, and working with utilities since 1995. 

More recently he has been doing the payroll, office scheduling, and working with utilities in setting up MVRS systems for meter data collections.

Tim is married and has three children.

Jeff Hawk
Sales Representative

Jeff has been reading meters, scheduling meter readers, collecting/processing meter data, working with utilities, and managing meter readers since 1995.

Jeff has had a position in sales since 2015 and works with utilities in installing FCS for meter data collections.

Jeff is married and has four children.