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Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets products and systems for dispensing and processing adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, fluid management, testing and inspection, surface treatment, and curing. Its Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment provides equipment to apply adhesives, lotions, liquids, and fibers to disposable products; automated adhesive dispensing systems for packaged goods industries; adhesive and sealant dispensing systems to bond and seal plastics, metal, and wood products in the paper and paperboard converting industries; laminating and coating systems to manufacture continuous-roll goods in nonwovens, textile, and paper industries; and components and systems used in plastic extrusion and injection molding processes. The company’s Advanced Technology Systems segment offers automated dispensing systems for attachment, protection, and coating of fluids and related gas plasma treatment systems for cleaning and conditioning surfaces prior to dispense; precision manual and semi-automated dispensers, plastic molded syringes, cartridges tips, and fluid connection components for applying and controlling the flow of adhesives, sealants, lubricants, and biomaterials; and bond testing and automated optical and X-ray inspection systems. This segment serves electronics, medical, and related industries. Its Industrial Coating Systems segment provides automated and manual dispensing systems to apply component adhesives and sealant materials; liquid paints and coatings to consumer and industrial products; ultraviolet equipment to cure and dry operations for specialty coatings, semiconductor materials, and paints; and powder paints and coatings to various metal, plastic, and wood products. The company markets its products in the United States and internationally through direct sales force, distributors, and sales representatives. Nordson Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio.

5,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/7/14
Founded in 1935

nordson corp (NDSN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $775.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Senior Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $367.0K
Senior Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $320.0K
Senior Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $289.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

nordson corp (NDSN) Key Developments

Nordson Corporation Opens New Technical Center to Support Customers and Continued Growth in China

Nordson Corporation announced the opening of a new 2,000 square meter (21,500 square foot) technical center in Shanghai which will provide enhanced engineering, testing, training, service and application expertise to the company's large and growing customer base throughout China and the greater Asian region. Nordson Corporation's new Shanghai technical center complements its existing sales, service, product development and manufacturing facilities in Beijing, Dongguan, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Suzhou. The new center will be focused initially on Nordson's hot melt adhesive dispensing products and systems for customers in paper-based packaging, nonwovens, electronics, consumer goods and general product assembly end markets. The center also will support the Nordson EFD brand of precision fluid dispensing products which are sold to customers in a wide variety of electronics, medical and general industrial end markets. Nordson engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing and processing adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants and biomaterials; and for managing fluids, testing and inspecting for quality, treating surfaces and curing. These products are supported with extensive application expertise and direct global sales and service.

Nordson DAGE Opens New Expanded R&D Facility in Colchester

Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation, has announced the opening of its new expanded R&D facility in Colchester, Essex, UK. The move to the new location in Phoenix Square, Colchester, had been planned in line with new R & D programs with subsequent headcount expansion to further drive Nordson DAGE's Bond Test and X-ray product development programs. The move has doubled the space and added important capability including a new cleanroom facility.

Nordson Mulls Acquisitions

Nordson Corporation (NasdaqGS:NDSN) intends to make acquisitions. Mike Hilton, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company said: “We supplement our organic growth with strategic acquisitions. Our track record is one of acquiring good companies, improving their performance, and fueling their growth. Recently we have done just that with our acquisitions in the medical space. We are in the midst of doing the same with the suite of companies we have acquired in our polymer product line. While the polymer product line has faced some short-term headwinds in terms of demand driven by market dynamics, we expect performance will improve steadily and contribute long-term value to shareholders. Overall, we continue to develop our acquisition pipeline, and we have the financial and organizational capacity to continue to add properties that fit our strategy. As we look at our operating performance, we still see opportunities to improve margins. Our continuous improvement initiatives expand engineering, operations, marketing, sales, and functional areas. We also continue to accelerate and institute best practices across the Company. We're making good progress but have additional opportunity, especially in the acquired properties. Finally our business continues to generate a high level of cash, which gives us the ability to continue our multi-faceted capital deployment strategy. In addition to funding organic growth initiatives and strategic acquisitions, our strategy includes returning capital directly to shareholders. We have increased our dividend on average 20% over the last three years as we move to a more reasonable pay-out ratio.”


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