Shimadzu Corporation is a manufacturing company. The Company operates in five business segments. The Measuring Equipment segment's major products include optical measuring equipment, surface measuring equipment, observation instruments, mass spectrometers, bioreagents and laser equipment. The Medical Equipment segment's main products encompass x-ray diagnostic equipment, medical information systems, diagnostic nuclear medicine equipment and radiation therapy equipment. The Space Equipment segment's major products include airborne electronic equipment, ground support facilities and magnetic application measuring machines. The Industrial Machinery segment's core products include coating equipment, liquid crystal panel manufacturing and testing equipment, hydraulic equipment and vacuum heat treatment equipment. The Others segment is involved in the leasing and management of real estate, the development of software, the design of products and the construction paving business.