With our Corporate Philosophy "Contributing to Society through Science and Technology", Shimadzu promises customers worldwide to realize our wishes for the well-being of mankind and the Earth.
Our new brand statement, "Excellence in Science", reflects our desire and attitude to respond to customers’ requirements by offering superior, world-class technologies.
Shimadzu offers a multitude of products, encompassing Analytical and Measuring Instruments and Medical Systems. The Analytical Division is one of the world´s largest providers of analytical instrumentation and environmental monitoring equipment.
Shimadzu was founded in 1875 and has its place of business and origin in Kyoto, Japan. With a worldwide network of subsidiaries in 74 countries and circa 11.500 employees Shimadzu guarantees personal support for each customer.
Shimadzu Europa GmbH is the European Headquarter for Shimadzu Corporation (Kyoto, Japan). We are responsible for 13 subsidiaries and many handpicked, qualified distributors in Europe. In 1968 Shimadzu Europa commenced operations in Düsseldorf (Germany) with five employees. Twenty years later the company is now located in Duisburg, where Shimadzu Europa and Shimadzu Deutschland operate in the same building. Meanwhile Shimadzu employs more than 500 people in Europe and has developed into a large European network with offices and trade partners in 64 cities in 34 countries. Unified by one central approach: to provide top class solutions.