Shimadzu Europa GmbH

Albert-Hahn-Strasse 6
47269 Duisburg, Germany

[email protected]

+49 (0)203 768 70


Shimadzu is one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of analytical and measuring instrumentation and over 50 years, the European headquarter has been located in Duisburg, Germany. The company’s equipment and systems are used as essential tools for research, development and quality control of consumer goods in all areas of food, pharmaceutical and environmental industries, consumer protection and healthcare as well as for material testing and characterisation; according to Shimadzu’s philosophy to contribute to society through science and technology. Chromatography, mass spectrometry and spectroscopy solutions for life sciences, environmental and pharmaceutical analysis and for physical testing make up a homogeneous yet versatile offering. Along with many “industry first” technologies and products Shimadzu has created and invented since 1875, there has also been the exceptional achievement of the 2002 Nobel Prize for Chemistry to Shimadzu engineer Koichi Tanaka for his outstanding contributions in the field of mass spectrometry. Shimadzu is focused on top quality when developing products, including ease of operation and optimum service. The company manufactures according to internationally renowned quality standards, including Pharmacopeia, ISO, FDA, GLP and GMP.

Shimadzu’s analysers and equipment are applied in the food industry, clinical and pharmaceutical field, automotive industry, chemical, petrochemical, life sciences and biotech, cosmetics, semiconductor and nutrition industry, as well as in the flavors and fragrances business. Research institutes, privately-run laboratories, administrations, and universities complete the list of clients. The systems are used in routine and high-end applications, process and quality control, as well as R&D. Shimadzu´s innovative solutions in the field of food analysis ensure the highest level of food quality and food safety.

As a global player, Shimadzu operates production facilities and distribution centres in 74 countries. In the European headquarter in Germany, the Laboratory World provides testing and training facilities for customers from all over Europe. With over 1500 m2 floor space, Shimadzu’s entire product range is available — from chromatographs, spectrophotometers, TOC analysers, mass spectrometers and balances to material testing machines. In Europe, Shimadzu runs subsidiaries and branches in Austria, Benelux , Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Macedonia, Norway,  Russia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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