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New Zealand: Days in Paradise

Queenstown lies on the South Island of New Zealand. The quiet town is nestled in between snow-covered mountains—the landing at Queenstown Airport alone is a spectacular experience. The beautiful landscapes around Queenstown have become famous, among others, thanks to the «The Lord of the Rings» movies. My short visit to New Zealand was all about […]

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Metrohm Young Chemist Award France: Meet the Winners!

Mesdames et Messieurs, On September 21th, we at Metrohm France held the award ceremony for the Metrohm Young Chemist Award France (MYCAF) at the Pavillon Royal, a freshly renovated historical building in Paris. During the first six months of 2018, Metrohm France received 23 submissions for the award. Among them, 17 fulfilled all the required […]

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A Soft Spot for Animals: Sam Kelly

Samantha Kelly has worked as Financial Controller for Metrohm South Africa since early 2017. Numbers and maths have always made sense to her, she says, which is why her job is perfect for her. But while Sam’s brain keeps busy with numbers, her heart beats for all animals—and especially for her three chows Bear, Pumpkin, […]

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Gratitude, Optimism, and Perseverance: What I Learned From Disadvantaged Youths in South Africa

The most memorable and moving experience during my days in Johannesburg was a visit at a training course for disabled youths from disadvantaged—that is, nonwhite—communities, which is sponsored by Metrohm South Africa. Talking to the remarkable young course participants, I saw their will to learn and to take upon them whatever it takes to seize […]

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A Trek Story in the Himalayas

Hello, I am Subhamay Fouzder and I’ve been with Metrohm since 2010. I coordinate the sales and service activities of the demanding Pharma, Food and institutional customers located in the region of Metrohm India’s Chandigarh branch. Chandigarh is located in North India and is the common capital of the States of Punjab and Haryana. I’m […]

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Muratie: Wines With History

The area surrounding Cape Town is famous for its wines. The Muratie Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, just about 50 kilometers from Cape Town, is one of the oldest estates in the Cape area and looks back at over 300 years of history. The history and winemaking tradition are kept alive at Muratie. But tradition in […]

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Professor Ho and His Magic Mirror

No, Professor Ho’s mirror doesn’t tell you who is the fairest of them all. Professor Kuo-Chuan Ho has been researching electrochromic materials at the National Taiwan University in Taipei since 1993. These materials undergo a color change when a voltage is applied to them. The anti-glare rearview mirror, which turns dark when the high-beam headlights […]

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Afterwork Hours in Seoul

Our colleagues at Hwashin Instrument in Seoul love spending time together—even (or especially?) after work hours. Hwashin Instrument distributes Metrohm’s titration, voltammetry, and spectroscopy product lines in South Korea. Six times a year, they have a party on the roof of their office building. They call it Hof Day—hof is Korean for pub or bar, […]

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Metrohm Japan: The Human Factor is Key

Most of Metrohm Japan’s staff, around 40 people, work at the Tokyo head office. Just a few are stationed in other parts of the country, including the Osaka branch. The main office is located on the 8th floor of an office building in the Nihonbashi district at the heart of Tokyo. Keisuke Ichiba, Product Manager […]

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