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Going Dutch: King’s Day and Other Stories

Metrohm Applikon is located in the town of Schiedam, which belongs to the metropolitan area of Rotterdam. The company produces the Metrohm Process Analytics brand: R&D and production as well as product management and marketing for Metrohm Process Analytics are done in Schiedam. While I was visiting, marketing manager and beer brewing enthusiast Alyson Lanciki, […]

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Warsaw and Krakow: Witnesses of Polish History

My trip to Poland began in Warsaw last week. The city welcomed me with summer weather in the middle of April—an unexpected but welcome surprise. My personal highlight in Warsaw was probably the visit of the National Library of Poland, which you may have already read about in Wednesday’s post. But there’s a lot more […]

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A Focus on the Environment: Metrohm Young Chemist Award Germany

As you probably know, on the occasion of our company anniversary, Metrohm subsidiaries all over the world are awarding the Metrohm Young Chemist Award to young scientists who are doing innovative research using techniques from the Metrohm portfolio. At analytica in Munich last week, Metrohm Germany awarded three young scientists the Young Chemist Award. All three […]

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A Tour of Analytica 2018

Analytica in Munich is one of the most important trade shows worldwide for the chemical analysis business and thus for Metrohm. It takes place every other year and is visited by an international public. In the digital age, many shows seem to suffer from decreasing numbers of visitors and exhibitors, but not analytica—on the contrary: […]

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A Nobel Prize for Heyrovský

Prague is the birthplace of one of the analysis techniques in Metrohm’s portfolio: polarography. During my stay in the Czech Republic, together with Peter Barath, CEO of our Czech subsidiary, I followed the roots of polarography from its invention to its use today, e.g., in biology research. Polarography is an electrochemical analysis technique that enables […]

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Dumpling Day at Metrohm Czech Republic

During my week in Czechia, I first visited Prague, where the local Metrohm office is located, and then Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. In Prague and Brno, we followed the roots of polarography, one of the analysis techniques from Metrohm’s portfolio, as this was invented by Czech chemist Jaroslav Heyrovský. But […]

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Historic and Culinary Landmarks of France

France is famous for many of its historic monuments: Who doesn’t immediately picture the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe when they think of Paris, and who hasn’t heard about the Lascaux Cave with its prehistoric paintings? Today they are not only landmarks, but also important witnesses of ages long gone. Depending on their […]

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