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The Kuala Lumpur Night Market Experience

I had barely landed in Malaysia after a long flight from Europe when Wee Leng, MunLing, and SuLing (left to right in the title image) took me for a first typical Malaysian activity: eating at a pasar malam, which is Malay for night market. There are night markets every evening in Kuala Lumpur at rotating locations. […]

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Craftsmanship in Analytical Chemistry: Metroglas

Spending some more time in Switzerland this spring and summer gave me a chance to finally visit Metroglas, the Metrohm subsidiary in charge of making sensors for titrations and direct measurements. Metroglas is located in the small town of Affoltern am Albis, about 100 kilometers from our company headquarters. In this video post, I’d like […]

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Manti: A Turkish Recipe for the Patient Among You

Just before heading off to the airport, our colleagues at Metrohm Turkey had one last challenge for me: cooking manti, a kind of Turkish pasta filled with ground beef. I really recommend you try this recipe, because these manti are to die for, but know that the preparation takes some time. But if you cook […]

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A Night on the Bosphorus

The staff of Metrohm Turkey celebrated Metrohm’s 75th anniversary in Istanbul with a gala dinner on a yacht cruising the Bosphorus. It turned out to be more of a dance party than a dinner though—when their favorite tunes come on, nothing can keep Metrohm Turkey’s employees at the dinner table. Having trouble viewing this video?

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The Turkish Challenge: Part 2

After mastering the first part of «The Turkish Challenge», which dealt with Turkish past and ancient customs, it was time to explore the Istanbul of today—however, not before having recovered from the tiring days of sightseeing in the Turkish summer heat. And there’s no better way to do this than with another Turkish custom: by going […]

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The Turkish Challenge: Part 1

No, my visit to Turkey wasn’t marked by hardship —Istanbul was amazing. The title of this blog post refers to the motto that Metrohm Turkey gave to my visit. Every day, our colleagues gave me new challenges to master to get to know Istanbul and Turkish culture. They ranged from quizzes about what we’d seen, […]

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Creative and Democratic: Metrohm Research Slovakia

The Slovak capital Bratislava is home to our sales organization Metrohm Slovakia and to Metrohm Research Slovakia, where almost 30 people work developing software for Metrohm instruments. In the age of digitalization, it’s not surprising that Metrohm Research Slovakia is growing rapidly. Our colleagues are currently expanding their premises to make room for another team […]

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Innovation for the Aluminum Industry: Metrohm Young Chemist Award Slovakia

Milan Laska, head of our Slovak sales organization Metrohm Slovensko, invited me to join him to the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava where we met with the winners of Metrohm Slovakia’s Young Chemist Award. Here’s my interview with first-prize winner Emília Kubiňáková! In the scope of the Young Chemist Award, Metrohm Slovakia awarded a first, […]

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5 Things to Do in Bratislava

Tourism is on the rise in Slovakia’s picturesque capital Bratislava. Maybe because of the laid-back atmosphere at the Danube shore or the cobblestone alleys that you can easily get lost in. Or because each building, whether it’s a Viennese-style palace or a functionalist concrete block, tells a story. Here are a few things you shouldn’t […]

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