Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) is the American subsidiary of Shimadzu Corporation (Kyoto, Japan). SSI was established in 1975 as a distribution center providing analytical solutions to a wide range of laboratories and lab services providers in the Americas.
Today, SSI’s focus has expanded greatly beyond distribution. SSI maintains a network of ten regional offices strategically located across the United States, with experienced technical specialists, service and sales engineers situated throughout the country; a state-of-the-art Customer Training and Education Center; and Shimadzu U.S.A. Manufacturing, which supplies HPLC, GC-MS/MS, LC-MS/MS, and other high-tech products to the U.S. market. In addition, SSI operates a Solution Center, designed to allow more collaborative research and enable more applications development, and an Innovation Center that houses a team of engineers and scientists whose goal is to develop close collaborations with universities, government agencies, and industry centers.
We’re focused on providing a total solution to laboratory workflows with an expansive portfolio of instrumentation that provides unparalleled performance. Delivering precise, reliable results, our chromatography (UHPLC, Prep SFC) and mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS, GC-MS/MS, MALDI-TOF, and ICP-MS) platforms will help advance your research and development in a multitude of application areas, from small molecule analysis to metabolite ID and biomarker discovery.
Whether you’re discovering the next biomarker, performing metabolite/microorganism identification, or characterizing complex proteins, Shimadzu can help accelerate your laboratory workflow.