Shimadzu opened a branch office in Denmark in September, providing local support. with a manufacturer’s technological know-how, market insights and expertise. Previously, Shimadzu was supported by a local distributor and will continue customer relationships and existing contracts in the future. The branch office is located in Greater Copenhagen, at Shimadzu Filial Danmark, Lautruphøj 5-7, 2750 Ballerup.
“We have chosen this location for our branch office as it connects in two directions”, says Morten Thorslund, Sales and Service Manager of the Shimadzu Denmark Branch Office. “There is the Greater Copenhagen region as the country’s economic and scientific heartland, well-known for its chemical and pharmaceutical industries as well as the metal-processing sectors. And there are several regional centers all over Denmark, where a lot of food, industrial, universities and other customers are placed. From this location, we can approximately 75 % of our customers, in a matter of minutes, and the rest within a few hours car ride.”
Shimadzu’s branch office covers <350 m2 of administration space, demonstration lab and seminar rooms. The team of eight employees covers sales and service, training and application support. Customers can see the systems running and test them in operation before they take any purchasing decision. They can also attend seminars, symposiums and workshops hosted by experts from science and business presenting the latest applications and solutions.