METTLER TOLEDO Introduces Advanced Affordable Counter Scale

Greifensee, United Kingdom (PressExposure) February 07, 2012 -- The Impact M is competitively priced and designed to meet a unique need in the market.

"The Impact M is faster to learn, easier to use and better for merchandising. It makes a great impression on customers," says Brian Hipsher, METTLER TOLEDO Retail Business Leader.

The Impact M is built on a history of robust and accurate design, and is equipped with new features that will carry it well into the future. In response to increasing demand from grocery retailers for improved operational efficiency, the Impact M was designed with a large, full-color touchscreen display that is easily configurable. Grocery store employees will quickly adapt to the Impact M with its multiple layers of preset keys, which make selecting the right product easy. In addition, the operator can even search for specific PLUs using key words. Easy scale operation means more time to focus on what matters most-the customer.

The fresh department is one of the few places in the store where the shopper is both making a purchasing decision and waiting to place and receive their order. Retailers can take advantage of this captive audience at the point of decision with the Impact M's graphical customer display, the largest in its class. Messages and graphics can be displayed to promote the retailer's brand, specials, and meal ideas. In addition, the perks of frequent shopper programs can be reinforced by including both the "non-member" and "member" price on the customer-facing display. The retailer's brand can extend from store to home by printing attractive eye-catching labels, using the Impact M's advanced printer.

Several features of the Impact M are designed to enable retailers to increase their margins. The scale's precise multi-interval weighing technology can potentially save 1 to 3 cents on each tare-based transaction, saving thousands of dollars per year for each scale. In addition, the inclusion of METTLER TOLEDO's remote servicing capability decreases a retailer's downtime by enabling software upgrades, scale configuration updates and more to be completed without an onsite service call.

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About Mettler-Toledo International Inc.

METTLER TOLEDO specializes in the area of precision instruments for professional use. METTLER TOLEDO laboratory instruments are used in research, scientific, drug discovery, and quality control labs, amongst many others in the pharmaceutical, chemical, food and cosmetics industries. METTLER TOLEDO comprehensive industrial solutions cover the various steps in a host of manufacturing processes at many of the same customers that laboratory serves. Solutions range from receiving raw materials through various manufacturing processes, in-line process control and end-of-line packaging control, to logistics and shipping. Increasingly, these solutions are fully integrated into the customer's IT environment, helping automate their workflows. In food retail, our offering for fresh food management ranges from receiving and pre-packaging, to in-store solutions for self-service departments, deli counters, and checkout terminals.

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Press Release Submitted On: February 07, 2012 at 3:33 am
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