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Shimadzu USA Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary and Completion of the Phase II Facility

June 08, 2012

From left: Taro Toyoda, InSpec Group;  Mr. Matsunaga, President of Shimadzu USA Manufacturing; Akira Makido, Douglas Smith, InSpec Group; Gary  Livermore, Hiroaki Tomomatsu, Livermore Architecture & Engineering, Inc.


On June 7th, 2012, Shimadzu USA Manufacturing celebrated its 15th anniversary and the Phase II Facility Grand Opening at their factory in Canby, Oregon, USA. 

In order to share this glorious moment, all VIPs from the Shimadzu family flew to Oregon from where they run their operations: Mr. Ando, Managing Director of Shimadzu; Mr. Miura, President of Shimadzu Europa GmbH;  Mr. Maruyama, President of Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc.; and Mr. Matsunaga, the president of Shimadzu USA.

Honored guest speakers were Mr. Michael Jordan, Oregon State Chief Operating Officer; Ms. Charlotte Lehan, Clackamas County Commission Chair; Mr. Randy Carson, Canby Mayor; and Taro Toyoda, CEO of InSpec Group. Mr. Jim Zupancic, Attorney for Shimadzu USA, hosted the ceremony.  Each speaker remarked to participants and Shimadzu USA employees who gathered at the newly completed Phase II facility how important and wonderful it has been to work with Shimadzu USA in the past 15 years and promised to deepen their successful business relationship for years to come.

InSpec Group has fully committed to supporting Shimadzu’s successful operation since its ground breaking and has just completed this Phase II Facility project. During the ceremony, Toyoda, CEO of InSpec Group, presented Mr. Matsunaga with a gift in appreciation of the Phase II Facility after his cordial speech.


Shimadzu employees gather in newly completed Phase II Facility area and await the ceremony to start.

Speach by Mr. Matsunaga,
President of Shimazu USA.

Taro Toyoda remarks.

Toyoda presenting a gift to Mr. Matsunaga.



Shimazu USA Manufacturing, 2011





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