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Gratitude, Optimism, and Perseverance: What I Learned From Disadvantaged Youths in South Africa

The most memorable and moving experience during my days in Johannesburg was a visit at a training course for disabled youths from disadvantaged—that is, nonwhite—communities, which is sponsored by Metrohm South Africa. Talking to the remarkable young course participants, I saw their will to learn and to take upon them whatever it takes to seize […]

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A Trek Story in the Himalayas

Hello, I am Subhamay Fouzder and I’ve been with Metrohm since 2010. I coordinate the sales and service activities of the demanding Pharma, Food and institutional customers located in the region of Metrohm India’s Chandigarh branch. Chandigarh is located in North India and is the common capital of the States of Punjab and Haryana. I’m […]

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Muratie: Wines With History

The area surrounding Cape Town is famous for its wines. The Muratie Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, just about 50 kilometers from Cape Town, is one of the oldest estates in the Cape area and looks back at over 300 years of history. The history and winemaking tradition are kept alive at Muratie. But tradition in […]

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Cape Town: From Sea to Mountain

Cape Town reaches from the blue waters at the Cape of Good Hope to Table Mountain, towering over the city like a kilometer-high wall. Our local Metrohm colleagues showed me the «Mother City», as Capetonians affectionately call their hometown, in its best light. With its beautiful sea and mountain landscapes and vineyards just outside the city borders bringing […]

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Visiting Taiwan, Part 2: Heat

After typhoon Mangkhut had passed and had taken the rain and wind with it, the thermometer climbed to 35 °C and above in Taipei. That didn’t stop me and our colleagues at local distributor Hammer Trading from exploring Taiwan’s cities, mountains, and kitchens! Hot Hiking: The Next Trend After Hot Yoga? These days, I often […]

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Visiting Taiwan, Part 1: Rain

When I arrived in Taipei, typhoon Mangkhut was passing Taiwan on its way from the Philippines to Hong Kong. Luckily, it was a near miss for northern Taiwan, where the capital Taipei lies. But it did bring us lots of rain and strong winds and, after that, left us with heat and merciless sunshine. The […]

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Professor Ho and His Magic Mirror

No, Professor Ho’s mirror doesn’t tell you who is the fairest of them all. Professor Kuo-Chuan Ho has been researching electrochromic materials at the National Taiwan University in Taipei since 1993. These materials undergo a color change when a voltage is applied to them. The anti-glare rearview mirror, which turns dark when the high-beam headlights […]

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Rapat’s Pad Thai: A Street Food Classic

When I was visiting Metrohm Siam, Product Manager for Ion Chromatography Rapat Boonpong showed me around Bangkok and he took me to Cambodia to see the temples of Angkor Wat. He also took me to eat Pad Thai. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to properly enjoy it because my stomach was being a bit uncooperative at the time. […]

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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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