Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc
Manufactures a complete line of pH, Redox, and dissolved oxygen systems including sensors, stationary and retractable housings, microprocessor-based transmitters, and conductivity and turbidity systems as well as laboratory balances, titrators, density meters, UV/VIS Spectrophotometers, pH meters and pipettes — instruments which are used in research, scientific and quality control labs.
METTLER TOLEDO is a global manufacturer and marketer of precision instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company has strong worldwide leadership positions. A significant majority of our instrument sales are in segments in which we are the global leader. In addition to a broad product offering, we have one of the largest global sales and service organizations among precision instrument companies.
We focus on the high value-added segments of our markets by providing innovative instruments that often integrate various technologies including application-specific solutions for customers. We design our instruments not only to gather valuable data but also to facilitate the processing and transfer of this data into customers' management information systems.
The Company has an extensive global sales and service presence with approximately one-half of our employees providing sales and service in 36 countries. The Company has a manufacturing presence in Europe, the United States and China.
METTLER TOLEDO is a global manufacturer and marketer of precision instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company has strong worldwide leadership positions. A significant majority of instrument sales are in segments in which we are the global leader. In addition to a broad product offering, we have one of the largest global sales and service organizations among precision instrument companies.
Our laboratory instruments are at the foundation of labs all over the world. Our products improve processes in research and development, drug discovery and quality control. For example, among products we offer laboratory balances, one of the most frequently used instruments in a laboratory. Balances are integral to the research process and are highly accurate instruments with the capability to weigh to one ten-millionth of a gram. The data generated by our instruments can be analyzed and managed in our application-specific software and interfaced with customers’ information systems. The benefits of our solutions include enhanced accuracy, productivity and compliance.
Our broad offering includes analytical and precision balances, pipettes, titrators and thermal analysis systems. Our drug discovery offering includes automated lab reactors, in situ analysis systems and synthesizer tools.
Our industrial solutions are often used by the same customers as our laboratory instruments but are used in manufacturing facilities rather than in the research labs. Our industrial instruments and software optimize operations from receiving to shipping with solutions for production, end-of-line inspection and logistics. Our solutions provide value to customers with improved product quality, accelerated and automated processes, increased efficiency and regulatory compliance. Many of our solutions are integrated directly into our customers’ ERP systems.
Our offering to the industrial market includes industrial scales and terminals; software such as statistical quality control, formulation and batching; metal detectors, checkweighers, x-ray visioning systems; automatic identification, data capture and dimensioning solutions for transportation and logistics; and vehicle weighing solutions.
We offer comprehensive solutions so retailers can effectively manage their fresh foods inventory and support merchandising to maximize efficiency and profitability. Our solutions range from receiving and prepacking to in-store solutions for the self-service department, the deli counter and checkout terminals. Our solutions are networked and collect data on various items, and our software helps our customers with pricing, inventory management, supply chain management and more. Ensuring that fresh foods are available at the right prices also enhances customer satisfaction. Our solutions readily integrate with existing IT infrastructures.
Our retail range includes: prepack and price labeling systems, counter and self-service scales, checkout systems and related software.
Our innovative solutions, combined with our vast global network and industry leadership, make METTLER TOLEDO a strong franchise that stands out from the competition. METTLER TOLEDO is built on a foundation of strengths which gives us important advantages over our competition. These advantages include:
We have leading positions in each of our markets, and a significant majority of our instrument sales are in segments in which we are the global leader.
Among instrument companies, METTLER TOLEDO has one of the strongest brands. Our brand has significant meaning to our customers and is identified with accuracy, reliability and innovation. Our reputation is why customers turn to us for their most critical needs such as product quality, productivity, cost savings and regulatory compliance.
We have a long track record of technological innovation and are leaders in providing innovative solutions to enhance customer processes. This capability arises from our understanding of customer processes, our continued significant investment in research and development, our manufacturing expertise in sensor technology and our strength in software development.
Global Sales Network
We have one of the largest global sales and service organizations of any precisions instrument company. This geographic coverage allows us to participate in all major markets, including the fast-growing emerging markets. The local focus of our network enables us to provide timely, responsive support to customers and provides valuable feedback for manufacturing and product development.
Recurring Service Revenue
We have the largest installed base of weighing instruments in the world which provides recurring service revenue. Our comprehensive service offering includes installation, calibration, preventative maintenance and repair and remote services. Our services help customers to maximize the reliability and uptime of their instruments. We also provide services to help customers ensure compliance with various regulatory requirements.
Our sales base is diversified in terms of geographic region, product range, industry and customer. No single customer accounts for more than 3% of our net sales. Our presence in many geographic markets facilitates sales to multinational customers.
With such powerful competitive advantages, METTLER TOLEDO is well positioned to continue to expand its leadership positions. Growth strategies are focused on gaining market share in developed countries, expanding its presence in emerging markets, extending its technology lead, maintaining its cost leadership and pursuing strategic acquisitions.
Providing Measurement Solutions Across Our Customers’ Value Chain
We offer precision instruments and services for many applications in research and development, quality control, production, logistics and retail to customers around the world.
Our precision instruments are the foundation of research and quality control labs all over the world. High-performance weighing solutions offer a basis for solid R&D results. Pipettes are an essential tool for life science research. Thermal analysis instruments help to improve materials and their thermal behavior. Automated chemistry solutions accelerate the development of new chemicalsQuality Control Laboratory
Quality control relies on fast and precise analytical measurement as well as good data management. Our analytical balances, titrators, pH meters, density meters, refractometers, melting point meters and pipettes can be tailored to each customer’s application and provide a fully documented workflow for every quality control lab.Scaleup & Production
Our sensors for measuring critical liquid analytical parameters, such as pH and oxygen levels and water conductivity and resistivity as well as total organic carbon, enable pharmaceutical, biotech and other companies to continuously ensure product quality and meet regulatory standards. Our transmitters and connectivity solutions make data collection and integration into control systems efficient and flexible.Production & Filling
We offer industrial scales in all sizes and formats, terminals and software to control and monitor manufacturing processes. Specialized solutions for formulation, piece-counting and many other applications help to improve productivity and reduce errors.Packaging
Product inspection solutions help to safeguard product quality, safety and integrity, inside and out. Our systems for metal detection, checkweighing, x-ray and vision inspection provide confidence that product quality is maintained, compliance with industry standards is achieved, and consumers and brands are protected.Logistics
Our vehicle scale systems offer the highest level of accuracy and can prevent unexpected downtime thanks to a unique design and remote diagnostics capabilities. For express carriers, in-motion weighing, dimensioning and identification software solutions increase throughput and provide revenue recovery opportunities.Food Retail
From retailers’ receiving docks to their checkout counters, we enhance efficient handling of fresh goods with weighing, packaging, pricing, wrapping and labeling solutions. Internet-enabled scales greatly facilitate in-store marketing, fresh item management, promotions and more.
Innovation Is a Cornerstone of Our Success
METTLER TOLEDO has long been a leader in innovation and quality. Aiming for sustainable and breakthrough performance, a selection of our innovations is highlighted here.
Innovation and quality starts with traditional research and development but goes beyond technology to include a full understanding of customer needs. Simply said, we are committed to ensuring our innovations translate into real value for our customers.
Innovative Measurement Techniques
Our TDL Oxygen Gas Analyzers
METTLER TOLEDO has substantially increased the possibilities of tunable diode laser (TDL) applications using the folded optical path principle in our GPro500 series. TDL spectroscopy is rapidly becoming the gas analysis technology of choice in industrial processes. Our analyzer provides versatility in monitoring processes, unequalled ease of use and performance that gives you a leading edge.
More Reliable Results with Static Detect Technology
Our XPE Analytical Balances are equipped with the unique StaticDetect technology which automatically detects electrostatically charged samples as soon as these are placed on the weighing pan. A warning signal alerts the user when the sample material is carrying a charge. Coupled with static elimination technology and an improved SmartGrid weighing pan, our solution provides trusted and precise results.
Intelligent Ergonomic Design
Effortless Pipetting Due to Unique Pipette Tips
Rainin LTS protects pipette users from strain and overuse by making tips practically effortless to load and dramatically reduces the force required to eject the tips. Our patented technology using a thin sealing ring significantly reduces friction and the cylindrical design with a positive stop inside the tip guides the shaft and prevents jamming.
Innovative User Interface
Personalized User Interface of Lab Instruments
OneClick simplifies laboratory work and saves time. With a consistent user interface across many lab instruments, users don't need to spend time learning different interfaces. Users are able to customize their screen and short-keys and access these to start analyses and workflows quickly and easily – with OneClick. The ease and consistency in operations results in less errors and higher efficiencies in the laboratory.
Accelerated Customer Workflows
A Unique Solution for Dosing Solids
Quantos replaces the tedious work of dosing minute sample quantities. With automation and the protection of a closed system, Quantos delivers precise powder dosing of samples and accuracy to weigh to 0.005 mg. The intelligent dosing head includes a storage container for dispensing highly potent or hazardous powders and has built-in radio frequency identification (RFID) to immediately save all data.
New Solutions to Support Compliance
Good Measurement Practice Life-Cycle Management System
METTLER TOLEDO has developed a five-step (scientific risk-based) management approach for secure selection, calibration and operation of laboratory instruments. Good Weighing Practice (GWP®) is one of our seven solutions that ensures your measurements meet process criteria – all the time, every time. Implementing GWP® guarantees quality and compliance of your weighing processes during your laboratory equipment's entire lifespan.
Designed to Last
Weighing Cells Designed for Harshest Environments
The POWERCELL PDX load cell system's robust design with complete weather damage protection, 100% stainless steel components and quick-connect double-shielded stainless steel cables delivers a clear advantage with unmatched performance. This robust design, coupled with innovative features including on-board microprocessors and built-in predictive diagnostics capabilities, offer superior reliability and accuracy, reduce maintenance costs and extend the life of vehicle scales.
Worldwide Reach With Local Field Support & Service
We serve global customers with one of the largest sales and service networks in our industry – over 5,000 sales and service specialists strong.
Our sales and service organizations around the globe ensure that we have trained, experienced, and dedicated specialists serving our customers.
Our manufacturing facilities are located in the USA, Germany, the UK, Switzerland, and the People's Republic of China. This keeps us close to our customers, not only from a logistical point of view, but also in terms of reacting quickly and adapting to local needs.
You can obtain our products and receive services from us in more than a hundred countries.
Sustainability touches all aspects of our business from designing and producing our products, to selling and delivering them to our customers, to handling them at the end of their lifecycle.
Sustainability helps guide us to make the right decisions for our customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders, and the communities in which we operate our business. Most importantly, we believe a sustainable business is one that is positioned for long-term growth. 'Sustainability' touches all aspects of our business.
It is based upon our culture of innovation and stability, and our focus on long-term value creation for our shareholders. With this undertaking, we are broadening our understanding of our business, and further clarifying what risks and opportunities are out there.
Our Products and Our Customers Meet Highest Standards
METTLER TOLEDO offers a unique approach to service solutions. We believe a service strategy should be driven by the impact each instrument has on your business goals, as measured by the consequences of inaccuracy, substandard quality, downtime or noncompliance with regulations. Using a strategic process, our consultative service approach examines how critical each instrument is to your operations and tailors a service strategy that best supports your success.
Conformance to Global Standards
Our balances offer configurable printouts and password protection to ensure the traceability and reliability of your weighing results. For example, MinWeigh, a special minimum weight application, supports your work in fulfilling stringent USP requirements. Our LabX software helps you achieve a high level of quality and regulatory compliance through maintenance, safe data acquisition and application management.
Net Content Control and Safety
Our solutions ensure process compliance to national and international legal requirements while controlling waste by minimizing overfilling. For hazardous environments, we offer products which meet national and international regulatory requirements, such as NEC, CSA or ATEX. For example, our ATEX 95 certified products and solutions keep your employees and assets safe and help you fully comply with requirements.
Product Labeling and Traceability
Food regulations protect the food supply and provide shoppers with important information. To comply, fresh food retailers must bring data from numerous sources together into easy-to-understand labels. Information technologies ensure accurate tracking and labeling of ingredients, nutritional information and food origins. Our labeling solutions easily integrate with existing systems to ensure compliance, safety and accuracy.