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Press Releases from Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (141 total)

METTLER TOLEDO launches a new line of PC-based touchscreen counter scales

METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce its newest line of PC-based touchscreen counter scales, the UC Evo Line. The UC Evo Line, an evolution of METTLER TOLEDO's successful UC Line, will become the technology centerpiece of the fresh department, a portal for communications, a productivity workhorse, and a shopper marketing channel. Supported by a PC-based operating system, UC Evo Line scales are capable of running third party applications (web browser,

X-ray inspection enforces brand values according to a new white paper from Mettl …

A new white paper from METTLER TOLEDO - X-ray More Than Just Contamination Detection - tackles tricky issues of quality control in food and pharmaceutical manufacturing. It shows how x-ray inspection can detect numerous quality shortfalls that lie hidden within product packaging or deep within the product itself. The white paper explains that x-ray inspection is no longer just a technique for catching contaminants; it's become a wide-ranging tool for

ReactIR 247 Receives Ex Certification for Zone 1 Hazardous Environments

METTER TOLEDO ReactIR 247 and related auxiliaries are now certified for safe use in hazardous manufacturing environments designated Ex under the ATEX Directive, specifically Zone 1, Groups IIB + H2, T4 Zone 1. Ready for immediate shipment, ReactIR HL-ATEX-certified models will allow more manufacturers in more countries to reduce testing costs, streamline production, and speed time-to-market using METTLER TOLEDO robust process characterization technology. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce ReactIR 247

Swiss Railway Line Makes Safety a Top Priority

Safety is especially important for GoldenPass Services passenger trains as they travel through the mountainous terrain of Switzerland. METTLER TOLEDO is helping GoldenPass meet safety regulations by using the most advanced weighing technology to keep its railroad cars properly balanced. GoldenPass trains provide hours of enjoyable travel through scenic Switzerland. This mountainous country is a summer and winter sports paradise with stunning white Alpine peaks and beautiful blue and green lakes.

METTLER TOLEDO Announces New Online Resource for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Mettler-Toledo's Process Analytics Division has announced the availability of a new online resource designed to enable the bio and chemical pharmaceutical industries to maximizing product quality and maintaining batch consistency. Increasing production costs and competition are leading pharmaceutical producers to identify methods of improving productivity. The continuous, real-time measurements provided by in-line process analytics offer a wide range of opportunities for increasing yield and improving efficiency throughout the manufacture of drugs

A New Approach to Productivity: Synthesis Made Easy

EasyMax is a future-oriented personal synthesis workstation designed to replace the traditional round-bottom flask. It is simple to use, efficient, safe, requires no cryostat or PC and takes up only minimal fumehood space. EasyMax increases chemical development productivity thanks to higher quality experiments of each single experiment. Time-to-market is an ever-increasing challenge and decisions have to be taken quickly based on reliable information. Increasing productivity in chemical development can now be

Rainin and PhyNexus to Focus on Workflow Innovations for Life Scientists

Rainin Instrument, LLC, a METTLER TOLEDO company, has launched a joint initiative with San Jose, Calif.-based PhyNexus, Inc., maker of specialized sample preparation technology. The companies will leverage PhyNexus' patented PhyTip pipette tip column technology to jointly develop products to better serve the research needs of life scientists. By combining miniaturization with high performance, PhyTip columns eliminate many of the sample preparation bottlenecks encountered by researchers in their daily workflows. For

Mettler-Toledo Unveils New Line of Jewelry Balance Targeting Gold & Diamond Bala …

Mumbai, 12th January 2012: Mettler-Toledo India, a wholly subsidiary of Mettler-Toledo Inc. (NYSE: MTD), launches its new portfolio of Swiss-precision jewelry balances in India. Available in five performance levels—three gold and two carat—METTLER TOLEDO offers new options for situations requiring enhanced weighing performance. A full array of the models puts robust technology and precision in the hands of anyone who requires exacting, legal-for-trade results, including goldsmiths, jewelry manufacturers, retailers and

METTLER TOLEDO IND780batch Adds Control, Flexibility to the Mix

METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to introduce the new IND780batch stand-alone batch controller for advanced recipe control. By providing consistent, accurate materials transfers, IND780batch minimizes waste, improves batch quality and increases yield for significant profit enhancement. The IND780batch also adheres to the ISA SP-88 Batch Standard. This standard, also adopted as IEC 61512-1, describes design philosophies for batch control equipment and procedures to help ensure industry consistency among processors for improved

Improved Beer Quality with Optical O2 Measurement.

METTLER TOLEDO has announced an on-demand webinar, Improved Beer Quality and Higher Yield with Optical O2 Measurement. Traditional amperometric oxygen sensors will be replaced in many applications by optical measurement technology. The webinar explains how optical oxygen sensors operate, why they offer significant improvements over non-optical sensors, and how they can lead to better beer and improved productivity. Control of dissolved oxygen (DO) is important during various brewery processes. Rapid, accurate

A New Solution to Optimize Continuous Chemistry

The desire to develop new and improved chemical processes that optimize resource usage has resulted in intensive work towards the development of continuous flow reactors. Fast optimization of these systems can be a difficult, repetitive and time-consuming process due to the time taken to analyze off-line samples. ReactIR coupled to a DS Micro Flow Cell is the ideal way to dramatically reduce the time taken to optimize these systems. Benefits of

Food Productivity Guide to Enhance Productivity and Increase Profits

Expert measuring, weighing and inspection advice in a 100 page guide METTLER TOLEDO has published a comprehensive Food Productivity Guide for all food and beverage manufacturers. Developed as a food process and equipment selection reference tool, each section of the Guide provides valuable insights and best practice with the potential to significantly improve a company’s bottom line. Topics covered include filling, batching, checkweighing, and inspection techniques such as x-ray, metal detection

Mettler-Toledo India Launches New E4 XLS Line of Easy to Use Ergonomic Electroni …

Mumbai, 16th December, 2011: Mettler-Toledo India, a wholly subsidiary of Mettler-Toledo Inc. (NYSE: MTD), launches its new E4 XLS line of ergonomic electronic pipettes developed by Rainin Instrument, LLC, raising the bar on electronic pipetting performance and ease-of-use. Featuring a large color screen, precision joystick and carousel-like menu, the E4 XLS makes moving between options and settings extremely fast and highly intuitive. Until the E4 XLS, complexity was the bane

METTLER TOLEDO FlowIR Gives Ley Team Window on Reactions

Using METTLER TOLEDO FlowIR, esteemed Cambridge University professor Steven Ley and the Ley Group are gaining real-time particle characterization knowledge to speed up critical process optimization and achieve groundbreaking academic results. The METTLER TOLEDO FlowIR flow chemistry monitoring system is providing valuable particle characterization knowledge for synthesis projects performed by the Ley Group at the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge. FlowIR is a dedicated Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) instrument

Solving pharma dosing challenges through smart automation

Peptides play a critical role in the modern physician's toolkit. But peptides and related substances present unique manufacturing challenges. Small quantities of expensive materials are typically hand-measured: Product is moved from a single-source container to a fixed target-weight batch in a time-consuming and error-prone method that often results in costly overfills. Is there a better way? Manually, sale weights ranging from 1 mg to several-100 mg often require 2 to 3

New Paper Reviews Crystallization Best-Practice Technologies

The latest white paper from METTLER TOLEDO on advanced Process Analytical Technology (PAT) entitled "New Technologies for Advanced Crystallization Development" explores in situ monitoring technologies and how these tools are helping researchers achieve the results they need to compete in today's marketplace. METTER TOLEDO is pleased to announce publication of a new white paper entitled "New Technologies for Advanced Crystallization Development." This latest installment in its library to tackle crystallization and

New RAININ FlipTube Reduces Contamination Risk, Increases Speed

RAININ, a METTLER TOLEDO company is pleased to announce the arrival of FlipTube microdentrifuge tubes. FlipTube will help life scientists in a broad variety of research settings work faster while simultaneously reducing the risk of sample cross-contamination. The RAININ FlipTube's ideal blend of increased speed and contamination-free results benefit researchers in the rapidly evolving disciplines of genomics and proteomics in particular, noted Leonard Pulig, General Manager, RAININ Instruments, LLC, part of

METTLER TOLEDO Rainin’s New E4 XLS Transforms Electronic Pipetting

With its ergonomically-shaped body, joystick control and large, full color screen, the E4 XLS introduces a revolutionary new graphical interface that makes even the most complex protocols simple to access and fast to execute. With the introduction of its new E4 XLS line of pipettes, METTLER TOLEDO Rainin , has raised the bar on electronic pipetting performance and ease-of-use. Featuring a large color screen, precision joystick and carousel-like menu, the E4

Freshly Baked Cakes with Maître Paul! Consistent Quality, Day in Day out

Baking a cake may not be that difficult, but baking large identical batches of cakes is! This is a favourite saying of Engineering Manager Louis Van den Broek of Maître Paul, one of the largest bakeries in the Netherlands. Maître Paul has been preparing freshly baked cakes and pastries at the company’s own bakery for 25 years. Every day 15 to 20 tons of produced pastries leave the factory; around half

CSN910 Dimensioner Meets Multi-Operational Needs

To meet the multi-operational needs of today’s Transport and Logistics (T&L) industry, METTLER TOLEDO’s has designed the CSN910 dimensioner with multiple features that increase productivity, accuracy and security. Approved according to national and international standards, it guarantees reliable results for use over tilt trays, crossbelts or any other type of sorting system. The CSN910 dimensioner is an unattended, overhead data capture unit that automatically determines the length, width and height of

Intelligent Sensor Management in Chemical Industries

It is estimated that approximately 25% of the maintenance budget in process industries is absorbed by field instrumentation. Depending on their service, in-line pH measurements can burden engineers with a very high maintenance demand; not only with the frequent replacement of electrodes but also their cleaning and calibration which can take up to an hour per installation. With the revolutionary Intelligent Sensor Management (ISM) platform, METTLER TOLEDO has launched a

One Click Titration in the Petrochemical Laboratory

The Titration Excellence line combines application flexibility with most efficient operation in titration. This matches the requirements of an innovative company like Blaser Swisslube exactly. The most demanding applications are made quick and simple using the LabX titration PC software. Powerful Evaluation Saves Time Blaser Swisslube is a worldwide operating company and a leading producer of lubricants and cutting fluids for the metalworking industry. The quality control laboratory carries out titration analyses

Sieve Analysis Performed Perfectly Weighing Bulk Materials Using the XP

Determining the size of particles is becoming increasingly important. If the particle distribution changes during the manufacturing process then the quality of the finished product will also change. A simple and quick means of determining the size of the particles is therefore an important requirement for quality assurance in the production of bulk goods. Logical Weighing Process Particle size has a noticeable effect on the properties of solids with regard to both

New Over/Under Scales Speed Production, Improve Hygiene

With open, stainless steel construction that stands up to repeat wash-downs, new, portable METTLER TOLEDO ICS4_9 and ICS6_9 food scales help manufacturers address both food safety and bottom-line pressure at the same time. ColorWeight® displays reduce eyestrain; audit-quality tracking enhances traceability. Production becomes faster, more transparent—and ultimately more profitable. METTLER TOLEDO introduces ICS4_9 and ICS6_9. These rugged, easy-to-clean and portable scale models make up a new family of over/under scales that

Food Regulatory Guide Helps Producers Enhance Safety and Quality

METTLER TOLEDO’s new, 80-page Guide focuses on helping food producers take ownership of and enhance the safety of their products to meet ever increasing market and regulatory pressure. METTER TOLEDO is pleased to introduce its Food Regulatory Compliance Guide. The new Guide focuses on helping food producers meet the challenges of ensuring product safety in a global food supply chain. Each section addresses different aspects of safe food production, while the

Flexible FlowIRTM Allows Real-Time Continuous Analysis Virtually Anywhere

New from METTLER TOLEDO, FlowIR FTIR spectroscopy units provide smaller pharmaceutical, chemical, fine chemical, and academic organizations the control over flow chemistry analysis formerly reserved for larger research and manufacturing organizations. Larger organizations can also gain from its use by employing more of these economical units for better process control and results. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce the availability of its newest Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy instrument, FlowIRTM. As

Achieving PAT and QbD goals with Process Analytics Equipment

Since the FDA revolutionary PAT guideline in 2004, the industry has talked non-stop about the potential of PAT (Process Analytical Technology) and more recently, QbD (Quality by Design). PAT is an enabler of the concept of QbD. This webinar will focus on new technologies used to assist the control of pH, dissolved oxygen and conductivity in up- and downstream bioprocesses. Inline process analytics starts during development in small bioreactors to gather

Repeatable Weighing for Better Automotive Quality Control

METTLER TOLEDO’s IND780 weigh terminal enhances automotive industry quality control with its easy-to-read graphic interface and incredibly smooth floor scale integration. Production speeds up and errors are eliminated for enhanced productivity and reduced operating costs. METTER TOLEDO is pleased to announce that results from real world client installations are in, and the IND780 weigh terminal performs with the reliability METTLER TOLEDO is known for in tough automotive quality-control testing environments. The IND780

New Over/Under Scales Speed Production, Improve Hygiene

With open, stainless steel construction that stands up to repeat wash-downs, new, portable METTLER TOLEDO ICS4_9 and ICS6_9 food scales help manufacturers address both food safety and bottom-line pressure at the same time. ColorWeight® displays reduce eyestrain; audit-quality tracking enhances traceability. Production becomes faster, more transparent—and ultimately more profitable. METTLER TOLEDO introduces ICS4_9 and ICS6_9. These rugged, easy-to-clean and portable scale models make up a new family of over/under scales that

Food Regulatory Guide Helps Producers Enhance Safety and Quality

METTLER TOLEDO’s new, 80-page Guide focuses on helping food producers take ownership of and enhance the safety of their products to meet ever increasing market and regulatory pressure. METTER TOLEDO is pleased to introduce its Food Regulatory Compliance Guide. The new Guide focuses on helping food producers meet the challenges of ensuring product safety in a global food supply chain. Each section addresses different aspects of safe food production, while the

Flexible FlowIRTM Allows Real-Time Continuous Analysis Virtually Anywhere

New from METTLER TOLEDO, FlowIR FTIR spectroscopy units provide smaller pharmaceutical, chemical, fine chemical, and academic organizations the control over flow chemistry analysis formerly reserved for larger research and manufacturing organizations. Larger organizations can also gain from its use by employing more of these economical units for better process control and results. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce the availability of its newest Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy instrument, FlowIRTM. As

Achieving PAT and QbD goals with Process Analytics Equipment

Since the FDA revolutionary PAT guideline in 2004, the industry has talked non-stop about the potential of PAT (Process Analytical Technology) and more recently, QbD (Quality by Design). PAT is an enabler of the concept of QbD. This webinar will focus on new technologies used to assist the control of pH, dissolved oxygen and conductivity in up- and downstream bioprocesses. Inline process analytics starts during development in small bioreactors to gather

The Lower the Oxygen the Better the Beer

Oxygen in beer reduces shelf life and can affect flavor. Advanced optical measurement and sensor diagnostic technologies ensure you are keeping oxygen to a minimum, simply and dependably. Minimizing oxygen Oxygen in the brewing process is monitored because of its importance on the quality, taste and shelf life of the beer. After fermentation, beer is close to being oxygen free and maintaining this very low oxygen level is important for quality assurance.

iRO Data Logger for Simple, Convenient and Comprehensive Temporary Data Collecti …

Temporary data logging is needed in many applications for process optimization, quality assurance, troubleshooting purposes or simply where access is limited. The iRO temporary data logger from METTLER TOLEDO offers a unique solution providing comprehensive data, and easy installation and commissioning thanks to a new technology for analytical measurement systems. The iRO (Intelligent remote operation) data logger records real-time measurements from in-line process analytical sensors. Designed for temporary installation, the unit

VTC221 Truck Scale Receives "Top Rollout" Recognition by Aggregates Manager

METTLER TOLEDO, the leading global supplier of vehicle weighing systems and services, received the "Top 25 Rollouts of 2010" recognition by Aggregates Manager for the newly released VTC221 Truck Scale. The VTC221 is the strongest concrete scale on the market today. It combines a concrete driving surface with a robust orthotropic understructure similar to those used in METTLER TOLEDO's steel deck truck scales. This composite design draws upon the strengths of

Better Control, Healthier Yields: Biotech Process Analytical Technology

METTLER TOLEDO recently published a white paper entitled "Process Analytical Technology (PAT) for Biotech: A Review of Recently Reported Applications in Fermentation and Bioprocessing." The paper explores how Process Analytical Technologies, or PATs, help optimize fermentation and bioprocess actions critical to pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, commodity chemical, and bulk fuel development and manufacturing. "PAT instrumentation, with applications from the laboratory to production scale, helps ensure bioprocesses are performing as designed to

Standard Compliant Fat Refinery Process Optimization

Various processes are applied during fat refining, such as raffination, transesterification or fat hardening. Each workflow requires samples to be characterized after defined process steps. One of the most important techniques for this purpose is the melting point detection. METTLER TOLEDO's FP83HT offers easy, reliable and automated determination of the fat melting point. Methods for thermal values of fat determination Although it is customary to speak of the melting points of

Che Webinar: Designing effective food safety management programs for GFSI scheme

Concerned consumers, retailers and governmental inspectors are watching food producers more closely than ever before. Join SGS and METTLER TOLEDO at our upcoming webinar to discover how adopting GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) approved standards can help to improve food safety and process quality. Leading supplier of precision instruments and services METTLER TOLEDO is partnering with SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company to present a joint webinar

Mettler-Toledo India Releases White Paper on Continuous Real-Time TOC Measuremen …

Mumbai, India – 30th September, 2011: Process Analytics Division of Mettler-Toledo India announced the publication of a white paper entitled “Improving Water System Performance – Continuous Real-Time TOC Measurements”, discussing the importance of rapid, continuous and reliable TOC (Total Organic Carbon) measurement and control for real time critical water release in Pharmaceutical and Biotech manufacturing processes. India is having the most number of USFDA approved pharmaceutical companies outside US and more

Quality monitoring of flavorings - essential for great tasting food

The new LiquiPhysics Excellence density meters and refractometers monitor the production of food flavorings, from the raw product right up to the final flavor. The devices measure key parameters such as specific weight, refractive index and pH value in one fully automated process. The measuring system can also be integrated seamlessly into an ERP system. Various samples - several parameters During quality monitoring of raw materials, intermediate and finished products for food

Cost-effective maintenance with intelligent sensors

METTLER TOLEDO has announced an on-demand webinar, Cost-effective Maintenance with Intelligent Sensors. The webinar explains the company's Intelligent Sensor Management concept, which reduces sensor maintenance and improves the performance of pH, oxygen and conductivity measurement points. Intelligent Sensor Management (ISM) is a proprietary technology developed by METTLER TOLEDO's Process Analytics division. Through a number of functions and design features it improves the performance of analytical sensors while also reducing sensor lifecycle

Effective Titration Solutions Catalyst for Success

Johnson Matthey Catalysts successfully analyzed industrial catalysts using METTLER TOLEDO’s new G20 Compact Titrator in May 2009. As a result of the beta-test, they purchased three units for its research laboratory after benefitting from the intuitive user interface, ease of use and storage of up to five different user methods. Supporting the environment Johnson Matthey Catalysts GmbH, based in Redwitz, Germany, supplies catalysts for pollutant emission controls. Its catalysts help to reduce

Dropping Point of Fats and Oils According to the AOCS Official Method

Dropping Point Determination The dropping point test yields important information for raw material selection and for monitoring product quality. The AOCS Official Method defines the dropping point of a fat or oil as the temperature at which the sample will become fluid to flow under the conditions of the test. It also describes the conditions for measuring the dropping point of fats and oils using the METTLER TOLEDO FP90 control unit

Free Download: IR Spectroscopy Defines Catalyzed Reactions

METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce publication of a new white paper entitled “Metal Catalyzed Transformations.” As part of METTLER TOLEDO’s Recent Advances in Organic Chemistry series, “Metal Catalyzed Transformations” covers academic examples where in situ spectroscopy supplied critical but hard-to-obtain reaction parameters in a time- and resource-saving way. The paper is available for free download at www.mt.com/webaddress?. [City, State/Country]—Authored by METTLER TOLEDO’s Adrian Burke and Dominique Hebrault, “Metal Catalyzed

Dropping Point of Fats and Oils According to the AOCS Official Method

Dropping Point Determination The dropping point test yields important information for raw material selection and for monitoring product quality. The AOCS Official Method defines the dropping point of a fat or oil as the temperature at which the sample will become fluid to flow under the conditions of the test. It also describes the conditions for measuring the dropping point of fats and oils using the METTLER TOLEDO FP90 control unit

Webinar presenting Preventing Costly Out-of-Specification Investigations

METTLER TOLEDO today announced an upcoming webinar with special guest presenter Dr. Charles Ray, former Associate Director of Analytical R&D at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. This webinar will show how improving the efficiency and reliability of the sample preparation process with automation can address up to 50% of the causes of Out-of-Specifcation (OOS) results. The Webinar will be hosted on September 20, 2011 at 11:00 EST (15:00 GMT) by Pharmaceutical Technology.

New RAININ LiteTouch Microcentriguge Tube Reduces Contamination Risk, Increases …

Adding to an extensive array of products that help life scientists reach research goals with greater ease, RAININ presents the easy-open Lite Touch microcentrifuge tube. This latest entry in RAININ’s line of ergonomic lab tools features a unique one-handed open-and-close. Ideal for academic, government, clinical and biotech genomics and proteomics research, LiteTouch tubes speed experiment workflows while reducing sample cross-contamination risk. RAININ, a METTLER TOLEDO company, is pleased to announce the

Glass-free pH Measurement Fulfills Strictest Requirements

At a German cheese producer, glass-free pH sensors from METTLER TOLEDO are being successfully used to control cultivation of starter culture in fermentation reactors. The sensor fully meets strict process safety requirements. German Dairy Producer Our customer is a German specialist producer of cheeses such as camembert and brie. Within their highly modern installations, strict hygienic procedures and quality checks accompany the complete production process. The customer's factory is certified in accordance

Prepare solutions more efficiently without reading the Meniscus

Mettler Toledo is changing the way standards and samples are prepared in analytical laboratories by introducing the new Quantos liquid dosing module. Quantos combines Mettler Toledo’s weighing competence with unique powder and liquid dosing technology. Up to now, when preparing a solution, the amount of substance to be dosed was determined by the required concentration and the available volumetric glassware. Quantos instead weighs the amount of substance which can be

Innovative filter weighing solution for emissions testing

Due to the ever stricter requirements of international emissions standards, determining the mass of particulate matter is now a key task at environmental laboratories and in the automotive industry. To keep up with these ever stricter standards for particulate emissions, in particular from diesel powered vehicles, METTLER TOLEDO is proud to present the F-A770 Filter Robot - the complete solution for the global automotive industry. The robot-assisted filter weighing system, which

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