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“Excellence in Science is not only a motto, but a way of life in the Shimadzu Family”

Shimadzu (Asia Pacific) is a subsidiary and the Asian headquarter of Shimadzu Corporation, which was founded in 1875 in Kyoto, Japan. The subsidiary, which was established in 1989 in Singapore as a distribution centre, has emerged as the preferred choice of analytical instruments, testing machines, balances and medical equipment provider to research institutions, universities and private organisations alike.

A fast-paced growth of business in the region has seen the opening of subsidiaries in India, Malaysia and the Philippines with application specialists, technical and sales engineers spreading across 18 countries throughout the region including, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Brunei, Myanmar. Additionally, we operate via a wide and carefully selected network of local distributors in every country in the region.

Shimadzu is the only technology company in the world, whose member has won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for its innovations in Mass Spectrometry (Koichi Tanaka et al in 2002). We are also the only organization in the world to have synergy between our analytical innovations and medical technologies. These only-of-its-kind accolades bestow upon us the huge responsibility to enable the scientific community with the latest in technological innovations.

Our keen focus on cutting-edge applications, quality after-sales services and nurturing our relationships with the customers, have enabled us to emerge as the leaders not only in Asia Pacific but also across the world. Our commitment to our customers is a reiteration of our Corporate Philosophy of Contributing to Society Through Science and Technology.

We take pride in the importance of working with customers to support industry and human health but, at the same time, recognizing that society is currently undergoing major changes, we are now preparing ourselves to become an even stronger Shimadzu. For that and other reasons, we will be investing even more effort into improving our scientific and technological capabilities that represent the backbone of our business operations.

Through adoption of futuristic innovations and advanced technologies, we provide our customers with the highest quality in product standards and deliver excellent services in accordance with our motto - Excellence in Science.

Tetsuya Tanigaki
Managing Director
Shimadzu (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd