Renovated Showroom for Analytical & Measuring Instruments Newly Opened "Science Plaza"
Shimadzu Corporation has renovated its showroom for analytical & measuring instruments located in the Sanjo Works Main Office (1, Nishinokyo-Kuwabara-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan) and opened a new facility called "Science Plaza".
- Name: Science Plaza
- Location: 2F, Training Center in the Sanjo Works Main Office
- Area: Approx. 800 m2
- Main Instruments Exhibited: Various types of chromatographs, mass spectrometers, photometric analysis instruments, material testing machines, non-destructive inspection machines, etc.
The Science Plaza explains how Shimadzu's analytical & measuring instruments and technologies are used in society in an easy-to-understand manner by exhibiting products grouped by fields such as life science, environment/new energy, and safety and security of foods. The facility also provides information about Shimadzu's businesses and exhibits products related to aircraft equipment, industrial machinery, hydraulic equipment, and optical devices. The first floor of the Training Center features the Medical Center that showcases Shimadzu's medical systems. By visiting these facilities, visitors (product users and people from organizations such as industrial and academic societies) can learn about Shimadzu's businesses.
To open this showroom, the floor space was increased to approximately 800 m2, which is 2.5 times larger than the former space. Multiple displays have been installed in the opening area to welcome visitors with the latest images obtained using Shimadzu's instruments and technologies as well as beautiful scenery of Kyoto. As Shimadzu will be celebrating its140th anniversary on March 31, 2015, visitors can also enjoy learning about the company's history as well as its joint research activities.
With the opening on this newly renovated showroom, Shimadzu will strengthen its relationship with customers and stakeholders all over the world as it becomes an even more comprehensive analytical instrument manufacturer that lives up to its corporate philosophy: "Contributing to Society through Science and Technology."