“Contributing to Society through Science and Technology.” Based on this corporate philosophy that represents the pioneering spirit inherited from the founder, Shimadzu Corporation has continued to develop all businesses for the past 140 years since its foundation in Kyoto in 1875.

The analytical and measuring instruments, and industrial machinery are now used for a broad range of applications in a wide variety of industries, where they serve society by providing confidence and convenience through the business operations of customers. Similarly, Shimadzu’ systems for medical diagnostic and treatment applications and new drug research and development applications help support doctors and researchers involved in protecting people’s health in an ever increasing range of applications.