Based on the corporate philosophy - "Contributing to Society through Science and Technology" that represents the pioneering spirit inherited from the founder, Shimadzu Corporation has continued to develop all our businesses for over 140 years since its foundation in Kyoto in 1875. Their 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 our customers. Shimadzu takes 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, they are now preparing ourselves to become an even stronger Shimadzu.