Shimadzu is one of the leading manufacturers of analytical instrumentation and testing systems for consumer and product safety in almost all industrial segments including automotive, healthcare, environmental protection and life sciences. Shimadzu was founded in 1875 and now with a worldwide network of subsidiaries in 74 countries and circa 11.500 employees guarantees personal support for each customer. Its wide range of instruments and software for materials testing and chemical analysis makes Shimadzu virtually the one and only total solution provider. At the Wots event five branches, Industrial Automation, Laboratory Technology, Industrial Electronics, Motion & Drives and Industrial Processing, join forces. Each branch has its own identity, themes and exhibition program.