Shimadzu is a worldwide corporation whose founding philosophy is as pertinent today as it was in the C19th. Founded in Japan over 120 years ago, the company has grown to be an established leader in its field with substantial manufacturing bases - not only in Japan but also in the US, UK, Germany, Australia and South East Asia. Corporate Headquarters remains in Japan while Shimadzu's European HQ is sited in Germany.
Our strategy of innovation through extensive investment in research and development is core to Shimadzu's approach to the manufacture of 'solution tools'. Research and development is supplemented with an extensive network of satellite offices, dealerships and distributors in 30-plus locations around the globe. Shimadzu also fields a strong team of academics at universities worldwide, putting it firmly at the forefront of the worldwide technical market.