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  Quantifying SF6 and PCBs with a custom-designed Nexis GC-2030

Shimadzu’s state-of-the-art technology and expertise in gas sampling has enabled it to develop a bespoke Nexis GC-2030 for Celtic Recycling in Newport, Gwent, allowing the company to introduce GC screening of reclaimed and recycled SF6 gas, a service that no other company in the UK is currently able to offer. At the same time, the new system increased the laboratory’s capacity for the analysis...

 

  Shimadzu enhances its mass spectrometry platform with the launch of a new Q-TOF system

The Shimadzu LCMS-9030 is a research grade mass spectrometer designed to deliver high-resolution, accurate-mass detection with incredibly fast data acquisition rates, allowing scientists to identify and quantify more compounds with greater confidence. It utilizes the same engineering expertise as Shimadzu’s high-performance triple quadrupole (LC-MS/MS) platform and integrates that with powerful TOF architecture to transform high mass accuracy workflows by achieving high-sensitivity, high-speed, and high-resolution detection....

 

  Shimadzu UK Launches New IRSpirit FTIR Prize Draw

shimadzuIn celebration of the launch of its IRSpirit FTIR spectrophotometer, Shimadzu UK is running aprize draw open to UK-based scientists, for a free spectroscopy training course worth £1200.00....

 

  Industry-first glycolipid-specific library

Identifies 256 types of glycolipids with LCMS-IT-TOF / Precise analysis of entire glycolipid structure / Supports high precision analysis in various fields 

shimadzuShimadzu, one of the world leaders in analytical instrumentation, has released the industry-first glycolipid-specific library, containing information on 256 types of glycolipids. The library is a result of joint research with Dr. Akemi Suzuki, Director of the Institute of Glycoscience at Tokai University, Japan. Even users without specialized expertise can now prepare samples, specify analytical conditions, analyze data and identify glycolipids using an LCMS-IT-TOF liquid chromatograph mass spectrometer....

 

  Shimadzu UK grows sales orders by 30%!

Despite challenging economic conditions and in the face of fierce competition, Shimadzu UK has achieved sales order growth of 30% in the last two years

Shimadzu UK This growth has been achieved across many products in the formidable Shimadzu range including GC, GCMS, LC, LCMS, Spectroscopy, TOC and Material Testing Solutions. A long-established company, Shimadzu is a global presence in mass spectrometry, chromatography, atomic spectroscopy and thermal analysis, and is known for its high quality engineering and robust, technically advanced scientific instrumentation...

 

  ‘Sharing best practice’ events at Shimadzu University help participants improve their research methods

The Shimadzu University has recently held a series of complimentary ‘Sharing best practice’ events at the company’s Centre of Excellence in Milton Keynes

Shimadzu UniversityThese were open to any Shimadzu customers interested in learning more about how to get the most reliable results from their methods. Six events were held over six days, with 178 attendees from a range of areas, including hospitals, pharmaceuticals, public sector and private industry. The event programmes covered how to apply best practice in LC/LCMS, GC/GCMS and Spectroscopy. Participants engaged in hands-on practical exercises, workshops and question and answer sessions with experts...

 

  Shimadzu launches new GCMS-TQ8030 ultra fast triple quadrupole GCMS for high-end applications

Shimadzu has launched the new GCMS-TQ8030 ultra fast triple quadrupole gas chromatograph mass spectrometer, extending the company’s UFMS (Ultra Fast Mass Spectrometry) product line that is already known for its high sensitivity, high data quality and rapid cycle times

GCMS-TQ8030This next step forward in Shimadzu’s GCMS history delivers a system capable of handling the fast GCMS and Comprehensive GCMS applications that are more usually the preserve of expensive Time of Flight analysers. Compared with existing triple quadrupole GCMS systems, the GCMS-TQ8030 provides significant increases in scanning speed (20,000 amu/sec) and MRM (Multiple Reaction Monitoring) speed (600/sec) without sacrificing any sensitivity...

 

  Shimadzu UK launches liquid chromatography mass spectrometer (LCMS) offering class-leading sensitivity and speed Shimadzu UK has launched a high-end liquid chromatography mass spectrometer - the LCMS-8080 - which delivers best-in-class sensitivity, high quality data and fast cycle times.

Shimadzu LCMS-8080An extension of its Ultra Fast Mass Spectrometry (UFMS) range, the new model's high speed capabilities increase productivity in the laboratory by delivering accurate measurements, first time.  Ideal for users requiring information rich analyses, the LCMS-8080 can be used across a wide range of applications including food safety testing, drugs of abuse screening as well as in clinical, environmental and ADME laboratories...

 

  The forefathers of Shimadzu win the 2012 Pittcon Heritage Award The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) and the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) recently bestowed the 2012 Pittcon Heritage Award on the founders of Shimadzu, a world leader in analytical instrumentation.

Genzo Shimadzu Sr and JrFather and son, Genzo Shimadzu, Sr. and Jr., who set up the company in the second half of the nineteenth century, helped to contribute towards the rapid modernization of Japan through the development of storage batteries and X-ray equipment...

 

  World’s fastest LC-MS/MS from Shimadzu delivers increased productivity and sensitivity performance Shimadzu UK Ltd is launching the world's fastest LC-MS/MS, the LCMS-8040, which offers users increased levels of productivity as it enables laboratories to run more scans and collect more data from fewer sample injections.

Shimadzu LCMS 8040An expansion of Shimadzu's ultrafast mass spectrometry (UFMS) series, the instrument also features high sensitivity capabilities which deliver accurate measurements at low levels and high speeds so users can be confident in the results...

 

  Shimadzu’s compact diffraction grating innovation creates new benchmark in molecular spectroscopy Shimadzu UK Ltd is strengthening its position in the UK spectroscopy sector by creating a new benchmark in molecular spectroscopy.  The company's new Lo-Ray-Ligh diffraction grating heralds the first serious advance in grating technology for many years and paves the way for lighter, more compact instruments in the reference and upper research sectors.

Shimadzu UV2700The new grating, which was created by Shimadzu R&D in Japan, uses the company's new holographic exposure method and optimized etching process to make it possible to produce both highly efficient and exceptionally low stray light gratings...

 

  New corporate claim represents new mission statement Shimadzu Excellence in ScienceShimadzu, one of the world leaders in analytical instrumentation and global manufacturer of imaging diagnostics instruments, underlines the company's new image with its new claim "Excellence in Science" and thus expresses its brand approach. "Excellence in Science" stands for Shimadzu's scientific and technological know-how to always provide business, research, medicine, and science with the most modern analytical and diagnostic systems ensuring better product, consumer, and patient safety. Numerous world firsts, which have become industrial standards today, as well as increasingly sensitive measuring methods substantiate this claim...

 

  New multimode inlet enables a single GC-MS system to support multiple analysis tasks Shimadzu OPTIC-4 Multimode InletShimadzu UK Ltd has released the OPTIC-4 Multimode Inlet for Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometers to address the growing R&D demand for a single GC-MS system that can accommodate multiple analysis tasks.  The introduction of the multimode inlet device is targeted at chemical manufacturers, food producers and university research departments...

 

  New Compact, Research-grade UV-VIS Spectrophotometers Deliver Industry’s Highest Absorbance Level and Ultra-Low Stray Light Shimadzu UV-2600 and UV-2700 UV-Vis spectrophotometersShimadzu Scientific Instruments has launched the compact UV-2600 and UV-2700 UV-Vis spectrophotometers, which feature advanced optical systems and Shimadzu's proprietary "Lo-Ray-Ligh" diffraction gratings. The new spectrophotometers substantially reduce stray light, enabling confident and convenient use for routine analysis and demanding research applications.  With its double monochromator design and Lo-Ray-Ligh diffraction gratings, the UV-2700 achieves ultra-low stray light of 0.00005 %T at 220 nm. Its photometric performance range has been expanded to 8 Abs, with a transmittance value of 0.000001%. This eliminates the need to dilute samples and allows the measurement of low transmittance samples...

 

  Shimadzu’s New LabSolutions DB Provides Secure, Efficient Data Management for LC/GC Laboratories As more industries begin to comply with guidelines and regulations set forth by governing bodies like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the efficient management of liquid and gas chromatography (LC/GC) instruments and analytical data is essential. LabSolutions DB Software from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments offers LC/GC laboratories fast and secure management for their LC/GC data...

 

  Shimadzu offers Universal Testing Machines direct to UK customers Shimadzu Universal Testing Machine AGXFor the first time Shimadzu UK Ltd is making the company's innovative portfolio of Universal Testing Machines available directly to the UK market via the company's Customer Evaluation Facility in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Founded in Japan, Shimadzu has more than 90 years experience of design, manufacture and selling high precision Universal Testing Machines in every continent worldwide.  The company offers UTM systems featuring high reliability and operability such as the revolutionary Shimadzu Autograph AG-X which delivers high-level controlled measurement performance utilizing a combination of patented technology from earlier models and world-class innovations...

 

  Shimadzu releases new version of GC/MS Method Package for Residual Pesticides in Foods Shimadzu Residual pesticides GCMSTo address the increasing demand to reliably check for critical amounts of residual pesticides in foods, feed additives and veterinary drugs Shimadzu is releasing the company's GC/MS Method Package Ver. 2 for Residual Pesticides in Foods. The new analysis package has been developed to improve the speed and efficiency of using GC/MS technology to analyze as many as 800 different residual pesticides by providing simpler inspection methods and batch analysis of multiple component samples.  The method package covers almost all pesticides that can be analyzed by GC/MS technologies...

 

  Fully supported Edman sequencer offers cost effective N-Terminal protein sequencing benefits Shimadzu PPSQ SeriesProviding a simple and robust solution for many laboratories, protein sequencing utilizing automated Edman degradation chemistry remains a vital method of producing unambiguous data on biopharmaceutical or biochemical materials.  An Edman sequencer, such as Shimadzu's innovative PPSQ series instrument, is ideal for producing N-Terminal Sequencing information for proteins and peptides and is less complex to use than many alternative mass spectrometry-based techniques...

 

  Spectroscopy veteran joins Shimadzu UK to drive UK sales forward Shimadzu-Dr Robert KeighleyTo support Shimadzu UK Limited's continuing UK investment programme the Milton Keynes based instrumentation manufacturer has appointed Dr Robert Keighley as the company's new Spectroscopy and TOC Business Manager. Shimadzu UK has invested heavily in recruiting sales personnel and has expanded the company's sales team to 11 while adding business development managers for the company's GC, (+GC-MS) LC (+LC-MS) and Spectroscopy product groups...

 

  Shimadzu’s innovative Nexera UHPLC solution is combined with an advanced autosampler to deliver shorter cycle times, higher productivity and lower costs Shimadzu Nexera LCMSShimadzu UK's next-generation Nexera UHPLC system offers a number of ultra-high performance benefits including the lowest carryover, highest pressure rating, shortest autosampler cycle time and the highest injection volume precision, all with the flexibility of Open Access. The combined benefits lower the system's Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) while delivering the highest level of productivity gains required by the most demanding application markets such as the pharmaceutical and food industries. The system is capable of running at high throughput with a 2300-plus sample capacity.

 

  Shimadzu UK’s new ‘Summer Package Deal’ serves up sizzling GCMS system savings Shimadzu QP2010UltraGCMSThis summer Shimadzu UK is offering up to 25 percent savings on a complete GCMS system that is ready to produce high quality analytical results for a diverse range of laboratory applications, which cover R&D, academia, hospitals and general chemical manufacturing...

 

  Shimadzu UK opens evaluation laboratory centre to promote excellence in analytical instrumentation Shimadzu Evaluation LaboratoryShimadzu UK has unveiled a new 1500m² world-class, ‘state of the art' 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...