|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2018
|Inventory Disclosure [Abstract]|
Inventories consist of the following (in thousands):
As of September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017, the Company has classified $15.3 million and $20.4 million, respectively, of inventories as other assets. This inventory consists primarily of service components used to repair products held by customers pursuant to warranty obligations and extended service contracts, including service components for products the Company no longer sells, inventory purchased for lifetime buys, and inventory impacted by ship holds. The Company believes these inventories will be utilized for their intended purpose.
The entire disclosure for inventory. Includes, but is not limited to, the basis of stating inventory, the method of determining inventory cost, the classes of inventory, and the nature of the cost elements included in inventory.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef