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FoodTec Award 2009 Awarded to METTLER TOLEDO GARVENS

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FoodTec Award 2009 Awarded to METTLER TOLEDO GARVENS

Press release date: June 2, 2009

June 2, 2009 -- METTLER TOLEDO GARVENS has been awarded the European FoodTec Award 2009 "silver medal" for the X-ray CombiWeigher "XS3 AdvanCheK". An international jury comprising of the German Agricultural Society (DLG), EFFoST (European Federation of Food Science and Technology) and the leading European trade journal publishers have awarded, in the seventh round of the European FoodTec Awards, the X-ray CombiWeigher XS3 AdvanCheK from METTLER TOLEDO GARVENS a Silver Medal for an exemplary and innovative project within the European food industry and their suppliers. See Award Winners 2009: The key criterion in selecting the award winners was the way in which the innovative concept was successfully implemented and the silver medal is awarded for existing products that have undergone essential further development, thereby achieving either a significant improvement in function or the respective process. The XS3 AdvanCheK combines world-leading checkweighing and x-ray inspection technologies in one revolutionary and unique, space-saving system. It represents a breakthrough in modern product inspection offering exceptionally high quality standards to meet the needs of the food processing and pharmaceutical industries. It is a complete product inspection combination system which not only performs highly accurate over and underweight checkweighing but also simultaneously inspects your products for foreign bodies - such as glass, metal, stone and high density plastic - using the very latest state-of-the-art X-ray and checkweighing systems. The innovative and highly versatile XS3 AdvanCheK X-ray CombiWeigher is built to the highest safety standards in the industry and is compliant with IRR 1999. About METTLER TOLEDO METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. The Company is the world's largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company also holds top-three market positions in several related analytical instruments and is a leading provider of automated chemistry systems used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development. In addition, the Company is the world's largest manufacturer and marketer of metal detection and other end-of-line inspection systems used in production and packaging and holds a leading position in certain process analytics applications. Additional information about METTLER TOLEDO can be found at


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