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What Really Counts in Piece Counting: Best Practices Webinar

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What Really Counts in Piece Counting: Best Practices Webinar

Press release date: May 11, 2011

Greifensee, Switzerland. 11 May, 2011. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce the latest installment of its free, on-demand webinar series, "Best Practices in Piece Counting." The webinar offers scale-based piece-counting essentials and explores how it can be used to solve various manufacturing challenges. It also addresses critical factors that affect piece-counting accuracy so manufacturers achieve heightened quality control, conserve raw and manufactured materials, and protect their profit margins. Piece counting is one of the most widely used weighing applications along production lines worldwide. While piece counting itself is rather simple, getting consistent accuracy in a piece counting operation is not. Accuracy can be virtually guaranteed when a few critical operating points are taken into account, however. The on-demand METTLER TOLEDO webinar addresses these essential topics and provides information needed for successful piece and parts counting. "Best Practices in Piece Counting" begins with piece counting scale fundamentals and graduates to more advanced topics. The webinar is 50 minutes in length but modular in format: the listener can choose topics based on his or her area of interest. Users may also opt to pause, restart, speed up, slow down or skip the previously recorded material. Scale choice is critical. Best practice examples demonstrate how various manufacturers surmounted their own piece counting challenges through appropriate technology investment. Methods for count accuracy, dealing with counting errors, and choosing the most efficient system for a particular manufacturing process point are considered in detail. Central database management, compliance with industry standards, customized label printing, and track-and-trace labeling are also important process points that customers must consider for efficient order fulfillment and storage. METTLER TOLEDO solutions to these critical points are presented in memorable and useful ways. "Best Practices in Piece Counting" is available in five different languages. The on-demand format allows viewing whenever it is most convenient. So don't delay: Log onto today and discover what really counts in piece counting. About METTLER TOLEDO
METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global manufacturer of precision instruments. 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 systems used in production and packaging. Additional information about METTLER TOLEDO can be found at


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