Shimadzu, Society and Innovation

Shimadzu and its people, encompassing more than 10,000 employees around the world,
work diligently at each location to serve and be connected with society, partners, and customers every day.
The “Shimadzu, Society and Innovation” introduces the many ways and stories that illustrate how Shimadzu’s people,
and the technologies, products and services they provide, strive to improve society and well-being.

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Whether analyzing the vitamins in baby food, or quantifying food additives, pesticide residues or the color in packaging materials, Shimadzu technologies are used throughout the process to keep your lab running smoothly and your customers satisfied.
We are developing technologies that are essential for environmental analysis, such as for measuring PM 2.5 particulates and other contaminants in the atmosphere, rivers, and drinking water.
Minimally invasive treatment is Shimadzu's concept to contribute to the early detection and treatment of disease for both patients and doctors.
We support research and development of healthcare such as an early detection of diseases, preventive diagnosis, and regenerative medicine involving inducted pluripotent stem (iPS) cells and new drug development processes.
We help with the research and development of revolutionary new materials that can help our life better.
We are developing analytical and measuring technologies that are essential for evaluation in the development process of new and alternative energies, such as shale gas and biomass fuels.
We provide technologies for ensuring the safety of public infrastructure, such as for determining the deterioration or service life of structures or the use of environmental pollutants.

Imagination for Innovation Shimadzu People

Meet the Developers Who Developed an Analytical Instrument as User-Friendly as a Home Appliance
Supercritical Fluid Chromatograph for High-Speed Simultaneous Analysis of a Wide Variety of Substances
The image processing engine has a significant effect on the image quality of still and video images produced by X-ray systems. The development that resulted in catching up and leaping to the top originated from a game-changing idea.
Blue Semiconductor Lasers Expand New Possibilities in Micro Processing.
Insights into the innovative engineering at the heart of Shimadzu's turbo molecular pumps
Serving society through the power of science based on our corporate philosophy “Contributing to Society through Science and Technology”, Shimadzu strives to help address today’s challenges in a variety of fields.
Imagination is one attribute you use to address challenges and create innovative breakthroughs. Shimadzu's people believe in the same thing.
Challenging ourselves to develop sate-of-the-art technology that creates solutions and new values to meet diversifying social needs, Shimadzu continues to strengthen efforts to global collaboration with our partners.
Since its founding in Kyoto, Japan in 1875, Shimadzu has devoted itself to innovation in science and technology that serves to create a scociety where we can live safe, secure, and comfortable lives.
Our corporate philosophy has now widely expanded to global promotion of regional development through science and technology, cultivation of scientists, and facilitation of educational activities for children.
What can we deliver to each and every user of Shimadzu brand products and services? What should we offer them? The Shimadzu Group brand statement sums up the answer in three words: “Excellence in Science.”