About Us

About Us

Nighthawk designs and manufactures Mesh-Cellular Smart Grid AMI solutions for the utility industry. Adaptiv™, Nighthawk’s next-generation AMI solution for utilities eliminates the complexity and burdens of infrastructure while providing a robust platform delivering secure and expanded capabilities.

Utilities can build-out their network any way they want, regardless of propagation studies or tower locations. This significantly improves customer service without having to add IT staff to payroll. With Adaptiv™, utilities can focus on their core business while growing their network as budgets allow and simultaneously reducing operating costs.

Adaptiv™’s next-generation mesh technology provides exceptional capacity, allowing for expanded smart city initiatives. Nighthawk leverages best of class ANSI products from Itron® and Aclara® while adding Adaptiv™ two-way communications, security and redundancy at no additional cost. Add to that to our Adaptiv™ hosted software and you have a full-featured smart grid solution designed to deliver exceptional ROI with minimal effort.


Nighthawk products are used throughout North America, Caribbean and Asia in a variety of mission critical applications, including hardened and secure utility control.  We are building the future of Smart Grid solutions for Water, Gas, and Electric utilities with our Adaptiv™ device strategy.

Nighthawk is a subsidiary of McWane Inc., a leading manufacturer of ductile iron pipe, valves, hydrants, and fittings.  McWane products make up the backbone of vital water distribution and wastewater treatment systems throughout North America, dependably providing the U.S. with clean drinking water. The company operates 25 manufacturing plants including 13 iron foundries across the United States, Canada, Australia, China, Norway, India, and the United Arab Emirates.