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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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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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Hightech in the Wild West: Metrohm Raman

The U.S. is such a vast country that both climate and culture vary quite a bit depending on where you are. I noticed that when I left Tampa and arrived in Chicago, and I noticed it again when I left Chicago and arrived in Laramie, Wyoming. One afternoon, I’m walking amidst skyscrapers in metropolitan Chicago—and […]

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Party the Mexican Way

A Metrohm-made Gem With our last customer visit on Wednesday at Polaquimia in Tlaxcala, we finished the strenuous part of my visit and, boy, was I ready for it. But I do have to go into this visit briefly. Polaquimia is a producer of various chemicals and has been using Metrohm instruments for many, many […]

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Getting to Know Metrohm Mexico

I’ve been at Metrohm Mexico for two days now. But even though time has just been flying by, it’s hard to believe it’s only been two days, because so much has happened. Elvira, who’s my Metrohm guide to Mexico, warned me when she picked me up at the airport a little more than a week […]

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