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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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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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A Tour of ArrMaz with Michele

After just one day in Orlando, where I visited Pittcon, it was already time to move on to my next stop: Tampa, where Metrohm USA has its main office. My friend Elena, who only recently relocated from Metrohm Headquarters in Switzerland to Metrohm USA, gave me a ride, so we were able to catch up […]

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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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