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Jurriaan’s Blooming Tulip Tea: A Dutch-Chinese Fusion

Jurriaan Julsing works as a quality consultant at our Dutch subsidiaries Metrohm Applikon and Metrohm Autolab. But in his spare time, he has developed a product that has nothing to do with chemical analysis—or chemistry in general for that matter. Outside working hours, the Dutchman with a flair for Chinese culture produces blooming tea, a […]

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A Brief History of Metrohm Autolab

I’ve told you about my visits at Metrohm Applikon and Metrohm Nederland. But that’s not it yet. We have a third subsidiary in the Netherlands: Metrohm Autolab. This is where Metrohm’s electrochemistry product line is developed and produced. The company was born as a spin-off of Utrecht University in 1986 and is still located in […]

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An IPA Brewing Session with Alyson

While I was visiting the Netherlands, Alyson Lanciki, MarCom manager at Metrohm Applikon and brewer of the Metrohm anniversary beers, invited me to her Delft home for a brewing session with her and her husband. Alyson started brewing beer out of necessity: there were no bars in Delft serving good Belgian-style beers at affordable prices. […]

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Going Even Dutcher With Metrohm Nederland

Metrohm Nederland is our Dutch sales organization. The company used to share a building with Metrohm Applikon, but recently moved to their own quarters where they welcomed me last week. Our colleagues at Metrohm Nederland were set on giving me the Dutchest experience possible, and this includes the not exactly world-famous Dutch food as well […]

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Going Dutch: King’s Day and Other Stories

Metrohm Applikon is located in the town of Schiedam, which belongs to the metropolitan area of Rotterdam. The company produces the Metrohm Process Analytics brand: R&D and production as well as product management and marketing for Metrohm Process Analytics are done in Schiedam. While I was visiting, marketing manager and beer brewing enthusiast Alyson Lanciki, […]

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Check It Before You Wreck It

While it’s true that people have been making beer for thousands of years without special equipment, these days it has never been easier to brew your own. For those who don’t want to get their hands dirty, there are all-in-one machines available on the market which will brew beer almost as easy as making a […]

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Hefeweizen History

This month, Alyson has brewed an age-old beer style straight from Bavaria: «hefeweizen», a weissbier. This wheat beer is characterized by its hazy light golden color and unmistakable aromas of bananas and cloves. Back in 1516, this style was both extremely popular in Germany and yet technically forbidden to produce according to a strict German […]

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Metrohm Applikon is Brewing Something Up …

In honor of the Metrohm 75 year jubilee, Alyson Lanciki, one of the employees at Metrohm Applikon in the Netherlands has taken it upon herself to homebrew six different styles of beer for a marketing giveaway. Her so-called «femto-brewery» creates several styles and unique flavors of beer which her coworkers at Applikon and Metrohm International […]

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