1977 Shimadzu opened a liaison office “Shimadzu Middle East Consulting Office” in Cairo and started marketing activity in the region.
1995 The office moved to Istanbul Turkey; remained at the Middle East Consulting Office.
2007 “SHIMADZU Middle East & Africa FZE” (SMEA) a subsidiary of Shimadzu Corporation was established in Jebel Ali, Dubai UAE as the regional HQ. At this positive change, Istanbul office was reformed to be Turkey Branch of SMEA and continued increasing the number of staffs for sales, marketing and technical support to help customers. In both facilities Dubai and Istanbul, SMEA started to provide trainings for customers and distributors, and Dubai HQ started logistic services for quicker delivery of spare parts and products for the region.
2011 SMEA established its subsidiary “Shimadzu South Africa” in Johannesburg and launched its direct operation in Analytical and Measurement instruments business.
Geographical Coverage:- North : Turkey; West : Senegal; East : Iran; South : South Africa