Shimadzu Scientific

December 1, 2014

Special Issues

Volume 32, Issue 12

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) is the North American subsidiary of Shimadzu Corp., headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. SSI was established in 1975 to provide analytical solutions to a wide range of laboratories in the Americas.

Company Description

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) is the North American subsidiary of Shimadzu Corp., headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. SSI was established in 1975 to provide analytical solutions to a wide range of laboratories in the Americas. With a vast installed base and preferred vendor status at many institutions, SSI's instruments are used by top researchers across the globe, customers who can count on the stability, experience, and support only Shimadzu offers.

Chief Chromatographic Techniques Supported

  • Ultra high-pressure LC

  • Ultra-fast LC

  • Analytical/prep HPLC

  • Nano LC

  • 2D LC

  • High temperature LC

  • LC–MS-MS

  • GC

  • Comprehensive LC and GC

  • GC–MS-MS

Markets Served

Shimadzu's product line flexibility enables chromatographers in any environment to select the instrument best suited to their application. Shimadzu instruments are found in a wide range of labs, including academic research, pharmaceutical, forensic, food and beverages, petrochemical, life sciences, and environmental. Shimadzu provides free technical support for the life of the instruments and encourages customer alliances to further product development.

Major Products/Services

Shimadzu offers a wide range of advanced UHPLC/HPLC, GC, and mass spectrometry systems and components. Key systems include:

  • Nexera X2 UHPLC - At 19,000 psi, the modular Nexera achieves world-leading sensitivity and superior separation across the entire HPLC/UHPLC range.

  • Prominence UFLC/HPLC - Raises total system productivity to new levels by generating high-quality, reproducible data without sacrificing performance, reliability, or ruggedness.

  • i-Series Integrated HPLC - new industry-standard systems enable easier
    operation, increase work efficiency, and reduce cost of ownership.

  • LCMS-2020/8030/8040/8050 - User-friendly single-quad and triple quad LC–MS-MS systems deliver unprecedented speed, outstanding sensitivity, and high reliability.

  • GC-2010 Plus - Delivers precise, high-speed trace level analysis.

  • System GC - Fully applicated GC systems based on industry-standard methods.

  • Comprehensive GC - Provides separations of complex mixtures not possible with conventional GC.

  • GCMS-QP2010 Ultra - Single-quad GC–MS features best-in-class speed and excellent sensitivity.

  • GCMS-TQ8040 - So smart it almost runs itself, it's the most accurate, cost-effective and user-friendly GC–MS-MS available.

Facilities

Shimadzu's US headquarters includes customer service and technical support, as well as a customer training and education center and a new solution center to showcase technologies and provide space for more collaborative research. Shimadzu's 10 regional facilities, strategically located around the US, provide customers with local sales, service, and technical support.

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments
7102 Riverwood Drive
Columbia, MD 21046

TELEPHONE
(800) 477-1227
(410) 381-1227

FAX
(410) 381-1222

E-MAILwebmaster@shimadzu.com

WEB SITEwww.ssi.shimadzu.com

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
US: 370
Worldwide: 10,600

YEAR FOUNDED
Shimadzu Scientific
Instruments: 1975
Shimadzu Corporation: 1875