RENTON, WA, July 2010 - Microscan, a global technology leader for track and trace solutions, announces the successful conclusion of a customer event in China by parent company, Spectris plc. As a specialist technology-based company, Spectris develops and markets productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. Microscan is one of 13 global technology companies within the Spectris group.
On July 5, in the Grand Hyatt banquet hall in Beijing, China, Spectris hosted a customer banquet and press conference to recognize key customers and provide an update on developments in China, a key market for the company. This exclusive event was attended by more than 100 of the top China customers, and by more than 20 news media organizations.
During the press conference, Spectris group CEO John O'Higgins and CFO Clive Watson said that globally, Spectris was continuing to see an improvement in demand over the prior year, with signs of recovery throughout most regions and end markets. Mr. O'Higgins expressed strong confidence in the China market, highlighting both the current growth and future potential for the technologies and products provided by Spectris group companies.
Mr. O'Higgins concluded, "We have a strong customer base and good growth opportunities in China and will continue to invest in this region, with particular focus on product localization, service and support, technology partnerships, and new product development to meet customer needs."