Metrohm and Snowy Range Instruments enter a strategic alliance

Strategic alliance with Snowy Range Instruments
Metrohm and Snowy Range Instruments (SnRI) are pleased to announce that the two companies have entered into a strategic alliance. Under the agreement, SnRI will develop and manufacture a new handheld Raman spectrometer exclusively for Metrohm.

The new handheld Raman spectrometers will be distributed under the Metrohm NIRSystems brand. They will round out the Metrohm portfolio of spectrometers, which consists of a comprehensive offering of solutions for near-infrared spectroscopy. Metrohm’s extended product range for spectroscopy will focus primarily on the analytical requirements of chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
"We are very pleased to have Snowy Range as our partner in this project; a company with profound experience in Raman spectroscopy," says Dr. Christoph Fässler, CEO of the Metrohm Group. "Our customers have known us for a long time as a leading provider of solutions for wet-chemical analysis; with our new handheld Raman analyzers, they will be able to meet analytical challenges beyond the scope of the traditional Metrohm portfolio." Dr. Keith Carron, CEO of SnRI states that, "Snowy Range is delighted to design and manufacture a state-of-the-art device to round out the Metrohm portfolio of products."

Metrohm is a leading manufacturer of instruments for chemical analysis. Metrohm is unique in offering solutions for all varieties of ion analysis (potentiometric and Karl Fischer titration, voltammetry, ion chromatography, pH, ion, conductivity, and stability measurement). Besides this, Metrohm offers a complete suite of solutions for near-infrared spectroscopy, for the laboratory, as well as for industrial manufacturing processes.

The Metrohm portfolio also includes software, dosing systems and solutions for laboratory automation. Metrohm is owned 100% by the Swiss Metrohm Foundation and is represented in 80 countries by their own subsidiaries or exclusive distributors, respectively. Customers are supported with unparalleled application know-how and service that now includes handheld Raman chemical analyzers. Read more on

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