DTN Completes Acquisition of Weather Decision Technologies
November 12, 2018,
Combined organization will feature significant meteorological expertise to support customers’ weather-based decisions.
MINNEAPOLIS (November 12, 2018) – DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis and decision-support solutions, announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT). Together, the combined organization will offer insights and solutions built on the highest quality and most accurate weather forecasts and insights.
“We are excited to bring WDT together with DTN,” said Ron Sznaider, DTN chief science officer. “Together, we’ll bring our customers the critical weather information and insights they rely on to mitigate risk, improve safety and sustainability, and optimize operational and financial performance.”
The acquisition immediately increases DTN’s staff of meteorologists by 40 and opens the company to new markets including offshore, live events, healthcare and retail. DTN expects to integrate WDT’s colleagues and solutions into its operations and create an industry-leading and highly scalable weather platform for customers.
DTN has closed four acquisitions in the last 12 months as the company continues to serve as the independent, trusted source of solutions to customers throughout the energy, agriculture and transportation marketplaces.