Spectris Plc develops and markets productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. The company operates through four segments: Materials Analysis, Test & Measurement, In-Line Instrumentation, and Industrial Controls. The Materials Analysis segment provides a range of analytical instrumentation to the metals, mining, pharmaceutical, life sciences and electronics industries and to academic and research institutions. 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.