RIGAKU - Leading with Innovation
Since its inception in Japan in 1951, Rigaku has been at the forefront of analytical and industrial instrumentation technology. In fact, Rigaku means physical science in Japanese, the core of instrumentation. With hundreds of major innovations to its credit, Rigaku and its subsidiary companies are world leaders in the fields of protein and small molecule X-ray crystallography, general X-ray diffraction, X-ray spectrometry, semiconductor metrology, automation, cryogenics and X-ray optics. Rigaku employs over 1,000 people worldwide in the manufacture and support of its analytical equipment. Whether supplying the tools to create better semiconductor chips, enabling drug discovery, improving production line quality, or exploring the new frontier of nanotechnology, Rigaku products and services lead with innovation. Rigaku was chartered to be the world's leading X-ray analytical instrumentation company.