Shodex/Showa Denko America, Inc.


Special Issues

LCGC SupplementsSpecial Issues-12-01-2012
Volume 30
Issue 12

Shodex/Showa Denko America, Inc.

Company Description

Shodex is our HPLC product brand name and they have been manufactured by Showa Denko K.K. in Japan since 1973. Showa Denko K.K. is one of Japan's largest chemical companies. Our strength in polymer synthesis led to the production of many unique and durable polymer-based columns. The golden-mechanical fish is a symbol of fast and smooth liquid chromatography analysis.

Chief Chromatographic Techniques Supported

We assist customers with HPLC column selection, method development, and trouble shooting, as well as providing educational seminars at customers' sites.

Markets Served

  • Food industry

  • Pharmaceutical industry

  • Biomass industry

  • Petrochemical industry

  • Academic, national, and public research labs

Major Products/Services

Shodex carries over 1000 different HPLC columns with a wide range of separation modes. We are best known for high quality size exclusion and saccharide analysis columns, as well as unique polymer-based reversed and HILIC phase columns. With additional selections of normal phase, ion exchange, ion chromatography, high temperature, and multi-mode columns, we are confident we can provide the most suitable column for customers' needs.


Showa Denko America, Inc. based in New York, New York, provides technical and sales support for Shodex HPLC columns for customers and distributors in North and South America. Our stock point in New York allows for fast delivery in the US.

Working together with our laboratory in Japan, we support customers' analytical needs. Our laboratory instrumentation has been upgraded and now we have more LC applications taken with higher sensitivity detectors such as multi-angle light scattering detector and mass spectrometry.

Shodex/Showa Denko America, Inc.

420 Lexington Avenue Suite 2335 New York, NY 10170


(212) 370-0033


(212) 370-4566




Globally: >11,500


Showa Denko America, Inc.


Showa Denko K.K.