METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection Moves to New State-of-the-art Facility in Pasco County

March 27, 2018

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This Swiss company employs over 500 people and has invested over $30M

PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA (March 27, 2018) —  The Product Inspection Group of METTLER TOLEDO, the largest manufacturer of product inspection systems for the food and pharmaceutical industries, has moved into a new state-of-the-art facility in Pasco County, Florida. With 270,000 square feet of office and manufacturing space, the Group will now house four business units; the Tampa-based Safeline Metal Detection and X-Ray Inspection business unit moved into the new facility this month along with Eagle Product Inspection. They will during the summer be joined by Mettler Toledo Hi-Speed Checkweighing, currently residing in Ithaca NY and Mettler Toledo Vision Inspection, currently residing in Aurora IL. Together these Business Units, design and manufacture systems to eliminate physical contaminants, verify product and package integrity and verify package weights, ensuring that safer food and pharmaceutical products enter the marketplace.

"We are excited to re-locate to Pasco County and to introduce many new jobs to the area," says General Manager, Viggo Nielsen. "Our manufacturing plant is truly state-of-the-art and the new facility will not only allow us to significantly exceed our customer's expectations with regards to application testing and machine check-out, but will also have great employee amenities and a collaborative environment, which we believe will attract the special talents we are looking for to fill the new positions."

Among chief factors for selecting Pasco County for the new facility were the area’s diverse and experienced labor pool.

“Viggo and his team at METTLER TOLEDO have already become great partners to us,” shared Bill Cronin, President/CEO, Pasco EDC. “The diverse jobs they are creating from manufacturing to professional office personnel provide an excellent opportunity for Pasco’s workforce.”

METTLER TOLEDO will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate their grand opening for the employees, local government officials, neighboring companies, suppliers and construction partners.

About METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection Group
The METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection Group, Safeline, Hi-Speed, CI-Vision, and PCE is the world’s leading supplier of metal detectors, x-ray inspection systems, in-line checkweighers, machine vision systems, and serialization/track and trace solutions. The Group is a division of Mettler-Toledo Inc., a global supplier of precision instruments with sales and service locations in 37 countries. METTLER TOLEDO product inspection systems are used by manufacturers in many industries, including food, beverage, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, personal care, plastics and chemicals, to ensure the total quality of their products and improve the efficiency of their manufacturing and packaging processes.

About Pasco Economic Development Council
The Pasco Economic Development Council is committed to developing Florida's most competitive climate for business growth by providing businesses, that seek to start, move, or grow in the North Tampa Bay area, a comprehensive suite of programs that can help them to reach their full economic potential.  Since 1987, Pasco EDC has fostered a strong partnership funded by corporate and public investors focused on the economic vitality of Pasco County.  Discover more at www.pascoedc.com.

 

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