Mettler-Toledo International Inc. is a global supplier of precision instruments and services. The Company is a provider of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company has five segments: U.S. Operations, Swiss Operations, Western European Operations, Chinese Operations and Other. It is also a provider of analytical instruments for use in life science, reaction engineering and real-time analytic systems used in drug and chemical compound development and process analytics instruments used for in-line measurement in production processes. In addition, it is a supplier of end-of-line inspection systems used in production and packaging for food, pharmaceutical and other industries. The Company manufactures a variety of precision instruments and provides value-added services to its customers. In August 2011, the Company acquired a vision inspection solutions business located in Germany.