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People of (Metrohm) China: Part 1

Since I arrived in China, our local Metrohm colleagues have introduced me to various aspects of Chinese daily life, from everyday working life to family life to Chinese food to places of prayer and worship. Here’s the first part of my experiences with the people of China. Metrohm China: From 2001 to 2018 With almost […]

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New Zealand: Days in Paradise

Queenstown lies on the South Island of New Zealand. The quiet town is nestled in between snow-covered mountains—the landing at Queenstown Airport alone is a spectacular experience. The beautiful landscapes around Queenstown have become famous, among others, thanks to the «The Lord of the Rings» movies. My short visit to New Zealand was all about […]

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Adventures in the Vast Nothingness of Western Australia

If the state of Western Australia were a country of its own, it would make the top 10 of the world’s biggest countries. Penny Lewis is the Metrohm Territory Manager for Western Australia. Along with just three other colleagues, she provides sales and service for the vast area. Starting at the Perth office, where they […]

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Metrohm Japan: The Human Factor is Key

Most of Metrohm Japan’s staff, around 40 people, work at the Tokyo head office. Just a few are stationed in other parts of the country, including the Osaka branch. The main office is located on the 8th floor of an office building in the Nihonbashi district at the heart of Tokyo. Keisuke Ichiba, Product Manager […]

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A Trip to Kyoto: Japanese Traditions

Kyoto is the former Imperial capital of Japan. Compared to Tokyo, which is all about modern life, Kyoto remains a city rich in ancient traditions and is the best preserved ancient city in Japan. No visitor should miss it! Metrohm Japan Field Service Engineer Honami Tomite, who goes by Tommy for her last name, took […]

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Indonesia: The History and the Present

About 30 million people live in greater Jakarta, making it the second biggest metropolitan area worldwide. It’s the capital of the fourth most populous country in the world, Indonesia. Metrohm Indonesia employees face a challenge: the country consists of thousands of islands that are scattered over a distance of more than 5000 kilometers, making sales […]

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Metrohm and the Milk Revolution in India

This story goes back to India in 1946, coincidentally around the time Metrohm was being born far, far away in Herisau, Switzerland. More than seven decades ago, the life of a farmer in India was not easy. The income came almost entirely from seasonal, rain-dependent crops and the poorer lot faced starvation during off-season. The […]

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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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