Shimadzu Scientific Instruments


Special Issues

LCGC SupplementsSpecial Issues-12-01-2017
Volume 35
Issue 12
Pages: 42

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

  • 2D LC

  • Online SFE-SFC

  • 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 Plus Integrated HPLC/UHPLC-Providing the ultimate balance of high-level performance and ease-of-use in an integrated HPLC.

  • Nexera UC SFE-SFC-First fully automated system that combines on-line SFE and SFC in a single flow path

  • LCMS-2020/8040/8045/8050/8060-User-friendly single-quad and triple quad LC–MS-MS systems deliver outstanding speed, sensitivity, and reliability.

  • Nexis GC-2030-Offers a modern approach to a classic chromatographic technique, delivering exceptional performance and faster ROI.

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

  • GCMS-QP2020/SE/TQ8040/TQ8050-With Smart Technologies, single-quad and triple-quad GC–MS/MS systems enable new possibilities in sensitivity, durability, performance, stability, and reliability.


Shimadzu's US headquarters includes a customer service and training center, a solution center to showcase technologies, and an innovation center for promoting collaborative projects with customers. Shimadzu's 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

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

(410) 381-1222


US: 440
Worldwide: 11,500

Shimadzu Scientific
Instruments: 1975
Shimadzu Corporation: 1875