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  1. 31.05.2022

    Michell Optidew and Rotronic HG2 Calibrator

    The Optidew 401 chilled mirror hygrometer designed and developed by Michell Instruments has proved itself to be a high precision, reliable reference hygrometer for calibrations performed in the Rotronic  UKAS / ISO 17025 accredited laboratory in the UK. Rotronic HG2 models are suitable for the calibration of all manufacturers’ temperature and humidity probes, data loggers and handheld instruments up to the wide ranges -5…60 °C, 2 to 99 %rh.

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  2. 09.05.2022

    New Generation: Digital High-End Temperature Probe Rotronic RMS TCD-S-001

    The digital high-end temperature sensor RMS TCD-S-001 is a new addition to the product range. Its great advantage is that it can be replaced, for example for calibration, almost without downtime and without interrupting measurement.

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  3. 22.04.2022

    New Advanced Generation: Rotronic High-End Meteorological RH Probe HC2A-S3A

    The advanced high-end HC2A-S3A provides even higher reliability and long-term stability and sets new standards among the non-heated temperature and humidity probes for meteorological applications.

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  4. 07.10.2021

    Advantages of Digital Sensors Within an EMS

    Recently «Azo Sensors» talked to our Director of Environmental Monitoring Systems, James Pickering, about the advantages of using digital sensors in an environmental monitoring system. We are happy to share the Interview.

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  5. 22.06.2021

    Huge Boom in Demand for CO2 Measuring Instruments

    Regular ventilation of closed rooms has taken on a whole new meaning in the Corona pandemic.

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  6. 22.06.2021

    Humidity Theory: Discover new Blog Posts

    Control of water vapor, or humidity, is essential for the quality and efficacy of thousands of products and systems that affect our lives daily – from food and medicines through to heating and ventilation control.

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  7. 20.08.2020

    Stable Monitoring for Stable Measurements

    Q1 Scientific provide world class stability storage facilities for the pharmaceutical, medical device and life sciences industries.

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  8. 20.08.2020

    Rotronic provides cleanroom particle monitoring

    With the flexible Rotronic Monitoring System (RMS) we offer real-time online-monitoring of particles and other critical parameters for cleanroom applications. All particle counters can easily be integrated to RMS using either the analogue output or the MODBUS TCP protocol.

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  9. 02.07.2020

    HygroLab: High-End laboratory analyzer for water activity measurements

    The Rotronic HygroLab is out latest high-end laboratory analyzer for water activity measurements with up to four measurement probe inputs. It enables simultaneous or asynchronous measurement with the tried-and-tested AW Quick function for pharmaceutical products, tobacco, coffee, cosmetics, food and many more.

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  10. 23.06.2020

    Humidity level of 40-60% - Ideal for health

    Using scientific findings as a basis, a global petition asks the World Health Organization (WHO) to prescribe a humidity level of 40-60 %RH to reduce respiratory infections.

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  11. 04.06.2020


    The HP-GTS with sword probe is used for humidity measurement in stacks of paper, cardboard and textiles.

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  12. 05.05.2020

    Real-time monitoring system – developed with the pharmaceutical industry for the pharmaceutical industry

    When customers and developers engage in a lively exchange, third parties also benefit. As was the case with Novartis and the Rotronic Monitoring System.

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  13. 28.04.2020

    Mold prevention in listed church with the Rotronic Monitoring System RMS

    The Protestant-reformed church of Mönchaltdorf is fighting mold of the genus Aspergillus glaucus. The fungus, which decomposes wood, is causing problems, among other things, on the ceiling of the more than 500-year-old building and to its organ. The solution: the RMS Rotronic Monitoring System, which monitors temperature and humidity continuously in order to control the quality of room air and minimize mold growth.

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  14. 23.04.2020

    Better air quality

    A study by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health from 2013 shows that the quality of air in more than two thirds of the schools investigated is bad. To counteract this, the Department of Education, Youth and Culture of the Canton of Vaud ordered 178 CO2 displays from Rotronic for use in classrooms.

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  15. 09.01.2020

    Better control for biocontrol

    The latest Rotronic Monitoring System installation with associated data loggers and HygroClip probes helps UK-based Bioline Agrosciences optimize its production of invertebrate biocontrol organisms software with ideal growth conditions, enhanced batch control and more responsive monitoring.

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  16. 07.01.2020

    Real-time monitoring in use for cannabis

    Canopy Growth is one of Canada’s largest Cannabis producers, in business since 2014.

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  17. 21.10.2019

    PF4/5 Update

    New differential pressure transmitter series optionally with flow (PF4) or diaphragm sensor technology (PF5)

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  18. 10.05.2019

    We congratulate Celgene for its FOYA Award

    Our customer Celgene was awarded the “facility of the year award (FOYA) 2019" in the sustainability category. Rotronic is proud to be listed as supply partner for automation and control.

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  19. 21.12.2018

    Monitoring medicines – reliably and efficiently

    Medicines are sensitive products. Excessively high or low storage temperatures can impair their quality.

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  20. 21.12.2018

    Temperature monitoring of medicines

    With its ultramodern loggers, the Rotronic Monitoring System (RMS) reliably measures the temperature in pharmaceutical warehouses and sounds an alarm via RMS software if the defined limit values are exceeded. A stable temperature is extremely important and also required by law. Many pharmacieplus pharmacies rely on Rotronic’s user-friendly system to save time and money.

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  21. 29.05.2018

    HygroPalm HP32: All important measurement data immediatley at hand

    The new HygroPalm HP32 is a versatile handheld instrument compatible with all HC2A and HC2 probes, it is able to perform spot measurements and logging of relative humidity, temperature and psychrometric parameters. It replaces and improves upon the HP22-A.

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  22. 28.02.2018

    Rotronic RMS Tutorials: Visit our latest YouTube playlist

    The RMS tutorials in our latest YouTube playlist show how easily a Rotronic RMS monitoring network can be designed using modular components

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  23. 14.12.2017

    Temperature Monitoring at Logistics Warehouses

    Keppel Logistics operates world-class logistics facilities with state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, and relies on the
    Rotronic Monitoring System in their warehouses.

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  24. 29.09.2017

    Perfect climate for successful meetings or school lessons

    Best air quality – best concentration – best conference / meeting and school results! The CO2 Display from Rotronic ensures an ideal feel-good environment in conference, meeting rooms, public areas and classrooms thereby ensuring the highest performance by the participants. The CO2 Display has been installed in Swiss schools as part of a large-scale project to measure indoor air in classrooms.

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  25. 12.09.2017

    Differential pressure – explained simply!

    Monitoring differential pressure is important in many production processes and vital in medical facilities including operating theaters. It is also essential  wherever small differ-ences in pressure can have a  significant effect, for example in  cleanrooms for the production of  sensitive electronic components  laboratories as well as applications in research and development; also in the HVAC sector. Rotronic manufactures transmitters with analogue and digital outputs and  cleanroom panels together with a range of accessories for the measurement of differential pressure.

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  26. 01.09.2017

    Climate monitoring in largest archeological museum

    The Laténium in Neuchâtel stores more than half a million artefacts from the Neanderthal era to the Renaissance. The worst enemy of all these ancient relics: variations in air humidity and temperature! The museum, which is not air-conditioned, therefore relies on the RMS Rotronic Monitoring System. It keeps all glass cabinets, exhibition rooms and storage areas under control and allows all data wanted to be retrieved centrally at any time.

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  27. 10.07.2017

    ROTRONIC Realigns Strategy with New International Partner

    Bassersdorf, July 10, 2017 – Rotronic AG, a developer and manufacturer of humidity and temperature measurement solutions headquartered in Switzerland, will be acquired by Process Sensing Technologies (PST), a platform owned by global technology-investment firm Battery Ventures effective July 6, 2017. Together Rotronic and Battery Ventures are laying the foundation for the strategic development of the business. As part of PST, Rotronic will join Battery’s portfolio of process-measurement and analysis companies, and benefit from additional resources that will enable it to grow and innovate in an increasingly competitive international market.

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  28. 01.06.2017

    AFP1: Handy multi-parameter measuring instrument for HVAC applications

    The new AFP1 multi-parameter measuring instrument measures air velocity, humidity and temperature and is ideal for spot measurements in HVAC systems. Thanks to easy operation via a smart phone, it is possible not only to take random measurements, but also to record, export and display data as wanted.

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  29. 28.04.2017

    Rapid temperature measurement with ROTRONIC. How cool is that? The new handheld instruments

    Rotronic has enhanced its temperature measurement device portfolio. With the latest handheld instruments (TP31 series) you can precisely measure surface, liquid and core temperatures conveniently and precisely. With the infrared thermometer with dual lasers and the folding thermometer with its rugged immersion/insertion probe you can meet the requirements of increasing regulation in the food and other industries. With their convenient features and ease of use the new temperature handhelds from Rotronic are suitable for many varied applications.

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  30. 01.03.2017

    Rotronic process pressure transmitter BF227

    Continuously developing the product range to meet customer’s needs Rotronic launched the BF2 series of measurement transmitters. In addition to the established BF220 process pressure transmitter the BF227 is now available with RS-485 communication

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  31. 11.01.2017

    Rotronic flow measurement transmitter AF1 now with Modbus RTU

    The AF1 series has successfully been introduced to the market as an inexpensive, high-precision and stable measurement transmitter series for monitoring air velocity and temperature. With the latest model, the measuring range and the output signal can be adjusted easily using the integrated DIP switch and configured via Modbus RTU communication. The AF1 can be easily integrated on a digital network.

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  32. 11.11.2016

    The highly regarded Rotronic HygroGen2 temperature and humidity generator is now available with a large chamber – HG2-XL model

    Rotronic is proud to announce the launch of the HygroGen2-XL reference generator, compared with the ground breaking portable HygroGen2-S model, it has a chamber volume that is 10 times larger.

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  33. 11.10.2016

    Rotronic presents their new environmental Monitoring System (RMS)

    Rotronic, the largest Swiss manufacturer of products sold worldwide for the measurement of humidity, temperature, low dew point, CO2, differential pressure and airflow, has developed its new Rotronic Monitoring System (RMS). The advanced monitoring system checks, documents and visualizes all required measurements in one system and makes them available to the user in the desired form. The data can be retrieved from anywhere, at any time by PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. The system offers the highest level of performance, flexibility, versatility yet is easy to set up and operate.

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  34. 20.07.2016

    Clean-Room Panel CRP1

    The CRP1 clean-room panel is characterised by its compact construction and simple handling. Its HygroClip2-compatibility allows humidity to be registered to the highest degree of accuracy. Depending on demand and application any other Rotronic probe might be connected. The data can be transferred via analog outputs or MODBUS. Measured values, alarms and measurement curves are shown on the display.

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  35. 05.04.2016

    AwTherm for water activity

    With AwTherm, ROTRONIC offers a professional, high-end laboratory unit for temperature-stabilized measurement of water activity in the foodstuffs, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and other industries.

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  36. 31.03.2016

    Responsive and clear: Rotronic's new website presents itself in a new, clearly arranged and responsive layout. Originally de-signed in 2011, the website has now been relaunched, again with the help of the Swiss full-service Internet agency INM, a long-standing partner based in Wetzikon.

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  37. 17.03.2016

    Perfect climate in duty-free warehouse

    Switzerland has around a dozen duty-free warehouses. These warehouses are transit zones for the storage of goods, whose main advantages are the temporary suspension of customs law and taxes. They benefit not only from a location in the heart of Europe, but also from legal and political stability. The company Ports Francs et Entrepôts de Genève SA, in which the Canton of Geneva holds an 87% interest, is domiciled in La Praille, where it manages a floor space of 150 000 m² , half of which under the Swiss customs regime (duty-free). The company also maintains storage space (10 000 m²) in the cargo hangar at the international  import in Geneva.

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  38. 05.01.2016

    Hot off the press: The latest „measurement solutions catalogue“

    On almost 200 freshly printed pages you will find products and solutions for measuring various Parameters.

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  39. 25.11.2015

    Measurement transducer for CO2, humidity and temperature

    The compact measurement transducer.

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  40. 18.11.2015

    CRP5 for Reliable Measurement in Clean Rooms

    The new Clean Room Panel is fitted with a diaphragm sensor and validated according to GMP directives. Its well thought-out design makes the CRP5 perfect for applications in laboratories and clean rooms.

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  41. 04.11.2015

    Rotronic flow measurement transmitter AF1

    Rotronic is introducing inexpensive, high-precision and stable measurement transmitters for recording air velocity onto the market in the form of the new AF1 series. With the flow parameter, Rotronic AG is adding another measurement parameter to its product portfo-lio; true to the motto of offering customers an ever-increasing range of technologically outstanding measurement solutions.

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  42. 13.10.2015

    Reliable measurement of process pressure

    Continuously enhancing the product range to meet customer’s needs Rotronic also offers solutions for measuring the parameter pressure. The first member of the product series, BF2, is the process pressure transmitter BF220.

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  43. 14.07.2015

    50 Years of Rotronic

    Founded 14th July 1965, Rotronic is celebrating its 50th anniversary and looking back to a successful half century.

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  44. 10.04.2015

    Low dew point probe: reliable measurement of trace moisture.

    Bassersdorf (Switzerland) – The Swiss manufacturers of precision measurement instruments ROTRONIC has launched a new low dew point probe for precise measurement of temperature and low dew point in pressurised environments. The probe and its accessories are pressure resistant up to 100 bar. The measurement range covers -70…85 °C Td /-40…85 °C.

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  45. 03.03.2015

    Cold Chain Logger

    Various directives prescribe cold-chain conditions that need to be met when transporting sensitive freight such as pharmaceuticals, foods, technical products and the like. Rotronic’s new temperature logger monitors this simply and reliably.

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  46. 15.10.2014

    New intrinsically safe HygroFlex5-EX series

    New intrinsically safe HygroFlex5-EX series
    Rotronic has launched a new transmitter for measurement of humidity and temperature in explosive atmospheres. The series is certified to ATEX and IECEx and therefore conforms to the latest international standards (IEC 60079-0/11/18/26/31/7).

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  47. 29.07.2014

    New data logger HL-1D / TL-1D boasts versatile use

    Bassersdorf (Switzerland), July 2014 – The Swiss manufacturers of precision measurement instruments Rotronic has launched a new data logger which not only meets international standards, but also - thanks to its versatility - is suitable for a wide range of applications.

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  48. 19.05.2014

    PF4 – Now with Humidity and Temperature Probes

    PF4 – Now with Humidity and Temperature Probes

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  49. 21.02.2014

    New catalogue available now „Measurement Devices for humidity, temperature, CO2 and differential pressure”.

    New catalogue available now „Measurement Devices for humidity, temperature, CO2 and differential pressure”.

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  50. 17.12.2013

    ROTRONIC repositions itself

    As from 1 January 2014, the existing group of companies is being restructured. Business will be run partly in the new company, ROTRONIC-SECOMP AG, and also continued as previously in ROTRONIC AG.

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  51. 22.08.2013

    The new HW4-Video!

    We show you in just 5 minutes the key features of our monitoring SW HW4. 

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  52. 19.08.2013

    Rotronic opens branch office in Singapore

    Bassersdorf (Switzerland), 19 August 2013 – Rotronic, with headquarters in Bassersdorf, Switzerland and one of the world’s leading providers of measurement solutions, is opening its tenth subsidiary on 1st of September 2013 in Singapore. With the foundation of Rotronic Singapore, the Rotronic Group is looking to further strengthen their position in this market. 

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  53. 08.11.2012

    Storing cheese at the right temperature

    Before cheese can develop the right flavor, it must be stored for several months at the right temperature and air humidity. Owing to the high air humidity, not every sensor is suitable for regulating the air conditioning system. Also, the sensors must be calibrated at the right operating point.

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  54. 06.11.2012

    The art of drying pasta

    Quality pasta needs two ingredients – expert preparation of the dough and correct drying. A controlled drying process is vital to ensure the pasta does not crack or become discoloured. The food-processing machine manufacturer Bühler deploys numerous humidity probes in its equipment to obtain exact measurement results for regulation of the drying climate.

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  55. 04.05.2012

    Fast and Precise Water Activity Measurements

    Bassersdorf, 20 April 2012 – Water activity in perishable foods and pharmaceutical products has a significant influence on their shelf life and storability. Water activity also has a determining influence on the quality of a product, its stability, taste and aroma. Rotronic offers a complete range of water activity products. The devices are accurate and characterized by their high efficiency, exchangeability and ease of calibration.

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  56. 27.02.2012

    Rotronic presents its new transmitter for CO2 measurements

    Bassersdorf, February 22, 2012 – Rotronic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of measuring equipment for temperature and humidity, is expanding its range of products with CO2 transmitters. This solution is the answer to many requests from customers, who can now choose from completely new measuring parameters. The CO2 transmitters raise energy saving efficiency, analyze indoor air, and monitor CO2 levels in underground parking facilities and tunnels.

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  57. 22.02.2012

    Rotronic’s new universal logger - an all-round instrument

    Bassersdorf, 22 February 2012 – Parameters such as humidity, temperature, air pressure, light and acceleration are of central importance in order to obtain meaningful measurement results for industrial and scientific applications. The new all in one LOG-HC2, enables users to measure and save all these parameters simultaneously.

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  58. 09.01.2012

    New Product catalog “Humidity, Temperature, and CO2 measurements”

    New Product catalog “Humidity, Temperature, and CO2 measurements”

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  59. 12.12.2011

    Wireless autonomous data loggers LOG-HC2-RC

    Bassersdorf, December 12, 2011 – The wireless autonomous data loggers from ROTRONIC are suitable for the most diverse humidity and temperature monitoring tasks. RF transmissions save the user wiring costs, and useful data can be recorded quickly and easily where access is severely restricted. This combination of wireless transmissions and data logger results in maximized failure safety.

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  60. 17.10.2011

    Rotronic - mit neuer Website online

    Rotronic – Mit neuer Website online
    Bassersdorf, 17. Oktober 2011 – Die Rotronic hat ihren bisherigen - seit 2006 bestehenden Internetauftritt - komplett neu gestaltet. Der Relaunch wurde zusammen mit der Internet Full Service-Agentur INM aus Wetzikon realisiert. Die neue Website wird heute Montag live geschaltet.

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  61. 21.06.2011

    Humidity News 2011


    • Fraunhofer IBP - Fresh air in aircraft cabins
    • Proceq and Rotronic - Optimal moisture measurement in concrete
    • Land O’Lakes, Minnesota USA - Perfect powdered milk production

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  62. 25.08.2010

    Humidity News 2010


    • Rotronic makes French roads a little safer
    • Rotronic in the services of dentistry
    • The new HygroLog hL 20/21 series

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  63. 05.06.2009

    Humidity News 2009


    • Monitoring systems at Weleda
    • Optimized production processes at Rotronic
    • Rotronic wins bid to supply Shanghai's underground system
    • "And the Award goes to…"

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  64. 20.05.2008

    Humidity News 2008


    • New: introducing the HygroClip2 and the AirChip3000
    • Gruyère, Sbrinz & Co. – only pure thanks to Rotronic

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