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Shimadzu & Toshvin celebrate 45 years of partnership

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Series of customer appreciation events were held in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Vadodara

Shimadzu Corporation, Japan and Toshvin Analytical recently celebrated the 45th anniversary of their partnership in India with a series of customer appreciation events in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Vadodara.

Hiroo Fukushima, General Manager, International Business Department, Shimadzu Corporation, Japan was the Chief Guest and Kiminobu Imura, Managing Director, Shimadzu Asia Pacific, Singapore and Yoshiyuki Fujino, Managing Director, Shimadzu Analytical India were also present for the occasion.

Started in 1970, the partnership between Toshvin and Shimadzu has been successful in establishing Shimadzu as one of the leading analytical instruments brands in India with a dominant market share for UV & FTIR spectrophotometers and GC and GCMS systems.

Toshvin, closely supported by Shimadzu India’s Customer Support Centre for application support, is exclusively responsible for marketing and servicing a range of Shimadzu’s analytical instruments. Currently, Toshvin supports an installed base of over 12,000 Shimadzu instruments and has more than 7,500 customers across the country.

Fukushima stated, “This year marks yet another milestone with Toshvin, our oldest marketing partner in India. We enjoy a unique and close collaboration that has helped us effectively support our customers in India. Along with our other marketing partners, Shimadzu has become one of the leading brands in the market. India is an important market for Shimadzu and we remain committed to working closely with Toshvin and our other partners to support our customers here.”

Nakul Toshniwal, Managing Director, Toshvin Analytical said, “Thanks to the support of our esteemed customers, we have reached this unique milestone in our partnership with Shimadzu. We are committed to supporting and closely partnering with our customers as they take India to greater heights in the areas of pharmaceuticals, chemicals, food, testing services, scientific research and academia.”

The events also marked the pre-launch of Shimadzu’s new GCMS QP 2020 which will be officially launched worldwide at the end of November 2015. This new GCMS continues Shimadzu’s long tradition of launching products with leading edge technology and top of the line specifications.

Manoj Kantak, Executive Director, Toshvin Analytical stated, “We are excited about the up-coming launch of the new GCMS QP 2020 from Shimadzu, which brings the latest technology to our customers in India. The capabilities and versatility of this new GCMS will increase the range of applications for which our customers can use the system.”

The new GCMS will be available to customers from December this year.

EP News BureauMumbai

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