Spectris Plc manufactures, develops, and supplies industrial automation equipment. The company operates through four segments: Materials Analysis, Test & Measurement, In-Line Instrumentation and Industrial Controls. The Materials Analysis segment provides products that enable customers to determine structure, composition, quantity and quality of particles and materials, during their research and product development processes, when assessing materials before production, or during the manufacturing process. The Test and Measurement segment supplies test, measurement and analysis equipment and software for product design optimisation, manufacturing control, and environmental monitoring systems. The In-line Instrumentation segment provides process analytical measurement, asset monitoring and on-line controls for both primary processing and the converting industries. The Industrial Controls segment provides products and solutions that monitor, control, inform, track and trace during the production process. Spectris was founded by Richard Fairey in 1915 and is headquartered in Egham, the United Kingdom.