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Dubai: A City That Breaks All Records

Dubai has become a popular tourist destination in recent years. The combination of 1001 Nights feel, luxury shopping malls, spectacular architecture, and local attractions like camel riding and sandboarding is a brand that sells.  The harbour town Dubai has been a major trade hub for the Middle East since the early 1900s. But it wasn’t […]

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Abu Dhabi: Catching Up on Culture

Abu Dhabi is the political capital of the United Arab Emirates. However, when it comes to tourism and culture, Dubai and Sharjah are generally a step ahead. But Abu Dhabi is catching up. To name just two examples: the country’s largest mosque, the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, opened its doors in the capital in 2007, and […]

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Recollections of a Marathoner

A famous quote by Emil Zátopek, the Czech long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, goes like this: «If you want to run, run a mile. However, if you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.» Anan Kiro of Metrohm India is experiencing this […]

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The Taj Mahal: Monument to a 17th Century Love Story

Emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, after she died giving birth to their 14th child. The white marble palace is known around the globe as a symbol of love. Just before leaving India, I managed to visit this must-see together with two colleagues from Metrohm India’s […]

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Down South: A Weekend Getaway in Tamil Nadu

I have to admit that I’m not a fan of India’s big cities. For my taste, there are too many people, traffic is too dense and it’s too loud and too polluted. Chennai (formerly Madras), where Metrohm’s main office is located, was no exception. So I was glad that our Metrohm colleagues had made a […]

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Clean Water for India: Innovation at the Indian Institute of Technology

About 239 million people in India drink arsenic-contaminated water. Professor Thalappil Pradeep and his team at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras used Metrohm analysis to develop a water filter that has been integrated in hand pumps in schools and other public places, providing safe drinking water for more than eight million people. In […]

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About me

Photographer & Blogger

Hi! I’m Stephanie, a scientific editor recently turned blogger at Metrohm. You may know our customer magazine Metrohm Information – that’s what I’m usually in charge of. However, this year, I’m traveling around the world for our company’s 75th anniversary. On my trip, I will learn everything about the company and the people behind it.

Welcome to the Metrohm Anniversary Blog!

Metrohm is turning 75 this year. We’re taking this occasion to put the spotlight on the people who shape the face of Metrohm: Our employees and customers around the world. This blog is dedicated to their stories.

I am Stephanie, a young employee at Metrohm Headquarters, and I’m traveling around the world this year to get to know the people behind Metrohm. On this blog, I write about the people I meet, the cultures that I get to know, and my travel adventures. Get to know me!

In addition, Metrohm people from all over the world will also be reporting from their locations during the anniversary year. They will introduce you to their employees and customers, report from company events, and much more!

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