1, Nishinokyo-Kuwabara-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8511, JAPAN
Tel.: 075-823-1914 (IR Group)
Shimadzu Corporation, listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE Code: 7701), is a precision instruments manufacturer, which provides various industries around the world with analytical, medical, aircraft and industrial instruments and services.
The largest and most profitable segment of the Company is Chemical Analysis Instruments. Above all, chromatography used in research and development, quality assurance, and environmental analysis in pharmaceutical, food, chemical and petrochemical companies, and government institutes is mainstay product.
Geographically, the Company focuses on developing countries, especially China. The Company expects stronger demand in pharmaceutical regulation, environmental preservation, food safety, and R&D in China.
Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, its sales and services bases cover all the major markets around the world. Its production facilities are located in Japan, China, the U.S. and the U.K.
The Company currently has more than 9,600 employees as of March 31, 2010.