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Shimadzu UK Opens Evaluation Laboratory Centre to Promote Excellence in Analytical Instrumentation

Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
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New 1500m² world-class product evaluation laboratory facility at UK headquarters in Buckinghamshire.

Shimadzu UK has unveiled a new 1500m² world-class product evaluation laboratory facility at the leading analytical and environmental instrument manufacturer’s central UK headquarters in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

The custom-built evaluation laboratory centre, which aims to focus the emphasis on excellence in customized application solutions, is packed with as many as 25 analytical systems all under one roof featuring Shimadzu’s complete range of innovation laboratory products and embrace a wide selection of the company’s extensive array of LC, GC, LCMS, GCMS, spectroscopy instrumentation and associated equipment.

The centre, which features a fully equipped training and seminar room that is well-equipped with a host of conference quality professional AV facilities, is supported by a dedicated on-site team of eight experienced laboratory instrumentation professionals that can guide visitors through a thorough evaluation programme tailored to their demands.

Shimadzu’s knowledgeable personnel have been specifically trained to help visitors assess the suitability of a variety of Shimadzu equipment solutions to meet their specific application needs. The centre also includes a large, fully equipped state-of-the-art service workshop.

“We are striving to make our new Evaluation Laboratory a centre for excellence where existing customers or potential new ones can be safe in the knowledge that they can try out various pieces of equipment and run them through their paces before finalizing on what is the best system solution to meet their particular application requirements. We aim to provide the best possible tailored ‘solution tool’ for their business,” explained Colin Jump, Shimadzu UK’s Managing Director.

Jump continued, “Our goal is ‘Best in Class’ equipment as well as post sales service and support. The new centre will help us to support our customers and their Shimadzu equipment throughout its working life. Shimadzu offers scheduled training courses at competitive rates for both basic and advanced equipment and software use as well as applications courses designed by our experts to meet a user’s requirements”.

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