Major extension of Metrohm International Headquarters announced
In 2018, Metrohm AG celebrated the company’s 75th anniversary. Only two years later, in the middle of the current global pandemic, Metrohm has made a long-term commitment to its global customers and employees, announcing a major extension of the premises of Metrohm International Headquarters in Herisau, Switzerland.
This project is part of the global Metrohm Group’s strategy to grow its business significantly over the into the future. Groundwork for this project, which is expected to create 500 additional jobs in R&D and manufacturing over the next 10 years, will start next year. Committing itself to developing and manufacturing the core segments of the future portfolio of Metrohm instruments in Switzerland, the company is confident that outstanding quality and global service and support will continue to be appreciated by customers around the world.
In the midst of the current global pandemic, Metrohm is proud to point out that it stays true to the company founder’s philosophy to rely on itself and sustain its growth without banks or any kind of third party investors. This financial independence allows the company to stay on track with its visionary projects unaffected by temporary afflictions of the global economy. Not to be dictated by third party investors of any kind is a privilege that the company has always used to give priority to the customers and the quality they expect from Metrohm.
Metrohm has been owned by Metrohm Stiftung since 1982, a private foundation under Swiss law dedicated to promoting scientific education in schools, supporting charities, as well as cultural events and the local economy of Appenzell Ausserrhoden, the Swiss Canton, where Metrohm AG was founded in Herisau and has thrived since 1943.
Metrohm is one of the world’s most trusted manufacturers of high-precision instruments for laboratory and process analysis. The company was founded in 1943 by engineer Bertold Suhner in Herisau, Switzerland, where it is headquartered to this day. Metrohm offers a comprehensive portfolio of analytical technologies ranging from titration and ion chromatography to near-infrared and Raman spectroscopy, as well as several other techniques. Metrohm sells its products and provides services through its own local subsidiaries and exclusive distributors in more than 120 countries worldwide.