S&P Global inc formerly McGraw-Hill is a Global leader in providing information and analysis over a century. It was formed in 1909 when two publishers, James McGraw and John Hill merged their publishing company in 1909. They have acquired leading brands like Standard & Poor, Platt, J.D Power and Capital IQ. S&P Global has 280 offices in 40 countries. It was listed in 1978.
Mettler-Toledo is a multinational manufacturer of scales and analytical instruments. It is the largest provider of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial, and food retailing applications
C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 provider of multimodal transportation services and third-party logistics. The company offers freight transportation, transportation management, brokerage and warehousing
Global leader in providing information and analysis for over a century
Formed when two publisher James McGraw and John Hill merged their publishing company in 1909
Leading brand acquired over time- Standard & Poor (1966), Platt, J.D.Power, Capital IQ
More than 280 offices in 40 countries
The spin-off education business (happened after the share acquisition) providing greater ROI
A global supplier of precision instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications.
Strong worldwide leadership positions in the majority of instruments.
One of the largest global sales and service organisations among precision instrument companies.
"The Mettler Balance" - single-pan balance was invented by Dr. Erhard Mettler in 1945.
In 1973, the company introduced the first-ever fully electronic precision balance
1989, METTLER acquired TOLEDO Scale Corporation, the largest US manufacturer of industrial and retail scales - Henry Theobald, had launched automatic weight and price display in 1901
METTLER TOLEDO is geographically diversified, with sales in 2008 derived 43% from Europe, 35% from the Americas and 22% from Asia and other countries
C.H. Robinson was founded in 1912 and holds a dominant position in third party logistics space in America
Contractual relationship with over 63,000 transportation and 46,000 active customers
Low capital intensive business operating in a stable and growing industry
High revenue and earnings growth rates of over 15% since inception and operating margin consistently over 5%
Unique operating model with a network of 250 offices spread across the country
Well diversified customer base in varied industries with negligible customer or supplier risk