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NOW Inc. Announces Exclusive International Distribution Agreement with Badger Meter for the Oil and Gas Production Market


NOW Inc.'s (NYSE:DNOW) U.S. subsidiary DNOW L.P. is proud to announce
its Exclusive International Distribution Agreement with Badger Meter.
DNOW will distribute and service the diverse line of Badger Meter flow
measurement and control technologies to DNOW oil and gas customers

Robert Workman, President and CEO of NOW Inc., remarked, "We are excited
to partner with Badger Meter to complete our offering of flow control
solutions for the oil and gas market. Our flow control solutions will
now include meters and valves that measure and control materials flowing
through pipelines, allowing DNOW to bring further technological advances
to our customers' operating facilities. Badger Meter is a premier
manufacturer of the entire line of metering products required by our
existing oil and gas customer base. I believe this seamless expansion of
our North American partnership enhances both companies' abilities to
meet our customers' increasing demands for solutions that deliver
accurate, timely, and dependable flow data and control."

"With more than 110 years of flow measurement expertise, Badger Meter
products offer a proven track record of performance in the demanding
applications of the oil production market," said Rich Meeusen,
President, CEO and Chairman of Badger Meter. "This distribution
agreement brings our trusted brands, such as Preso, Blancett, Hedland,
and Research Control Valves, together with the already extensive product
line and expert service and support, to create a winning combination for
DNOW's oil and gas customers."

About DistributionNOW Inc.

NOW Inc. is one of the largest distributors to energy and industrial
markets on a worldwide basis, with a legacy of over 150 years. NOW Inc.
operates primarily under the DistributionNOW and Wilson Export brands.
Through its network of approximately 300 locations and 4,600 employees
worldwide, NOW Inc. offers a comprehensive line of products and
solutions for the upstream, midstream and downstream energy and
industrial sectors. Our locations provide products and solutions to
exploration and production companies, energy transportation companies,
refineries, chemical companies, utilities, manufacturers and engineering
and construction companies.

About Badger Meter

Badger Meter is an innovator in flow measurement, control and
communications solutions, serving water utilities, municipalities, and
commercial and industrial customers worldwide. The company's products
measure water, oil, chemicals, and other fluids, and are known for
accuracy, long-lasting durability and for providing valuable and timely
measurement data. For more information, visit

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