Category: History

The Legendary Metrohm Ski Race

A company tradition since 1957 I am sure, you know this: You organize a little event, for example a football tournament with colleagues from work on a Saturday afternoon, a daytrip with friends to the mountains with a nice dinner in the evening – these kind of things. Because it is fun and everybody enjoys […]

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70 Years of Automated Titration

There’s evidence of titrations being carried out as far back as the late 18th century. The technique was named in the first half of the 19th century by French chemist Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, who is often considered to have invented titration. Today, titration is one of the most important analytical techniques. Some reasons for this […]

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Bertold Suhner: The Man behind Metrohm

On the occasion of our company anniversary, I decided to take the time to dive into the life of the man to whom we owe Metrohm: Bertold Suhner. Whichever sources I consulted—books on the Appenzell region’s local history, newspaper articles, or his own words, printed in old issues of the employee magazine—all of them make […]

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