Rigaku is a leading producer of crystallographic hardware, software and contract research. Rigaku Americas acts as a distributor and manufacturer for all of Rigaku's product lines (including single crystal and general X-ray diffraction, X-ray fluorescence and semiconductor metrology) throughout the world. With over 1100 employees worldwide, Rigaku has the technical strength and resources to continue providing innovative and reliable products for the crystallographic community far into the future. Rigaku is the world's largest analytical X-ray instrument producer.
Rigaku Americas designs and manufactures many peripherals to enhance the performance of Rigaku generators, detectors and goniometers. Examples of Rigaku Americas products include X-ray optical systems, cryogenic devices, an Xe derivative device, as well as single and multiple taper CCD detectors. In addition, Rigaku Americas has a strong scientific development program for data acquisition, processing and structure solution software as well as a core-tool software development group that develops instrumentation software for numerous Rigaku instruments. Finally, Rigaku Americas offers contract research services for small and macromolecular crystallography. The ability to provide research services has a synergistic effect with the development of new products in that new ideas for software and hardware are constantly generated and tested in the same application laboratory.
Headquartered in The Woodlands, TX USA, Rigaku Americas is housed in a 40,000 sq. ft. custom-designed building. This facility contains a large and fully equipped application laboratory, customer service facility, engineering and manufacturing facility as well as housing sales, marketing, financial and crystallographic R&D groups. European operations are managed from the Rigaku Europe branch office located outside of London, while Rigaku Americas's core-tool software development group is located in Provo, Utah, USA. Rigaku's optics division is located in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Total System Responsibility Rigaku's primary business is focussed on supplying fully integrated home-lab diffraction systems. Rigaku provides the necessary support and service to allow our customers to fully utilize the instruments developed, engineered and manufactured by Rigaku. Every person in the company is committed to providing the best possible service and support to aid Rigaku's customers in their research activity.