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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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Metrohm France: Champagne and Horse Pee

Tuesday morning, I found myself standing in a customer lab close to Paris, fighting at the same time with jet lag and the sting of ammonia in my nose provoked by the samples horse pee handled all around us. We were at the LCH, the laboratory belonging to the French National Horse Racing Federation FNCH. […]

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A Brief History of Lyon

Lyon is one stage of Stephanie’s Metrohm «Tour de France». But who knows Lyon, outside our French borders? This article is here to help you understand why we have chosen this city for Stephanie’s world tour and why it was elected «Best European weekend destination» in the World Travel Awards 2016. Once Upon a Time… […]

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Stronger Together: Metrohm Brasil

Since 2015, Brazil has been experiencing the worst economic crisis in the history of the country. This has also affected our local subsidiary Metrohm Brasil and our colleagues have gone through some tough years. In 2017, Metrohm Brasil managed to improve their sales in spite of the ongoing crisis and can now look back at […]

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A Brazilian Jungle—Made of Concrete

Even though I’ve been to some big cities during this trip—Chicago, Toronto, and Mexico City are all huge—São Paulo is different. In Chicago and Toronto, it’s the lakes that give you a feeling of space. In Mexico City, it’s the fact that buildings are in general not that tall, and that you can always spot a […]

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