Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

December 1, 2010
Special Issues

Volume 0, Issue 0

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

  • LC–MS

  • GC

  • GC–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, biofuels, 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/UFLC/HPLC, GC, and mass spectrometry systems and components. Our LC lineup is powered by the world-class Nexera UHPLC, the world's only no compromise UHPLC, and the Prominence UFLC/HPLC series of modular components, which offers users the ability to perform many analytical tasks with one piece of high-performance equipment. Specific HPLC/GC/mass spec systems include:

  • Nexera UHPLC — At 19,000 psi, the modular Nexera meets all analysis requirements: conventional, ultra-high speed, high resolution, high temperature, green, multidimensional, etc., with no compromise in data integrity.

  • Prominence Ultra Fast LC (UFLC/UFLCXR) — Raises total system productivity to new levels by generating high-quality, reproducible data without sacrificing performance, reliability, or ruggedness.

  • Prominence nano LC — True nano-flow HPLC with no split flow waste.

  • Integrated HPLC — Demonstrates near-zero carryover and exceptional injector reproducibility.

  • 2D HPLC — Dedicated applications systems for bioanalysis, proteome analysis, and more.

  • LCMS-2020 — Single-quad LCMS delivers unprecedented sensitivity, speed, and resolution.

  • LCMS-IT-TOF — The most powerful tool available for component identification and characterization studies.

  • LCMS-8030 – New triple quad LCMS/MS/MS delivers speed beyond compare, high reliability, and an array of user-friendly features.

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

  • GC-2014 — Ideal for routine analysis in a wide range of applications.

  • Multidimensional GC — Exhibits separation power not possible with a single-column system.

  • GCMS-QP2010 Ultra — Featuring best-in-class speed and sensitivity for the ultimate in GC–MS performance.

Facilities

Shimadzu's US headquarters includes customer service and technical support, as well as a customer training and education center and an application laboratory. Ten 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-MAIL

webmaster@shimadzu.com

WEB SITE

www.ssi.shimadzu.comx

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

US: 335

WORLDWIDE: 9,600

YEAR founded

Shimadzu Scientific

Instruments: 1975

Shimadzu Corporation: 1875