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28601 Clemens Road

Westlake, OH 44145

United States

Phone: 440-892-1580

Fax: 440-892-9507

Nordson Corporation 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. The company serves a variety of consumer non-durable, consumer durable and technology end markets, including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, building and construction, and general product assembly and finishing. The company 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. It markets its products in the United States and worldwide, primarily through a direct sales force, and also through qualified distributors and sales representatives. Segments The company operates in the following segments: Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems, and Industrial Coating Systems. The following is a summary of the products and markets served by its segments: ADHESIVE DISPENSING SYSTEMS This segment delivers proprietary precision dispensing and processing technology to diverse markets for applications that commonly reduce material consumption, increase line efficiency and enhance product strength, durability, brand and appearance. Nonwovens — Equipment for applying adhesives, lotions, liquids and fibers to disposable products. Main strategic markets include adult incontinence products, baby diapers and child-training pants, feminine hygiene products and surgical drapes, gowns, shoe covers and face masks. Packaging — Automated adhesive dispensing systems used in the rigid packaged goods industries. Main strategic markets include food and beverage packaging, pharmaceutical packaging, and other consumer goods packaging. Polymer Processing — Components and systems used in the thermoplastic melt stream in plastic extrusion, injection molding, compounding and recycling processes. Main strategic markets include flexible packaging, electronics, medical, building and construction, transportation and aerospace, and general consumer goods. Product Assembly — Adhesive and sealant dispensing systems for bonding or sealing plastic, metal and wood products and for use in the paper and paperboard converting industries. Main strategic markets include appliances, automotive components, building and construction materials, electronics, furniture, solar energy, and the manufacturing of bags, sacks, books, envelopes and folding cartons. Web Coating — Laminating and coating systems used to manufacture continuous-roll goods in the nonwovens, textile, and paper industries. Main strategic markets include carpet, labels, tapes and textiles. ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS This segment integrates the company’s proprietary product technologies found in progressive stages of a customer’s production process, such as surface treatment, precisely controlled automated, semi-automated or manual dispensing of material, and post-dispense bond testing and X-ray inspection to ensure quality. Related single-use plastic molded syringes, cartridges, tips, and fluid connection components are used to dispense fluids or control flow in production processes or within customers’ end products. This segment primarily serves the specific needs of electronics, medical and related high-tech industries. Electronic Systems — Automated dispensing systems for high-speed, accurate application of a range of attachment, protection and coating fluids, and related gas plasma treatment systems for cleaning and conditioning surfaces prior to dispense. Main strategic markets include mobile phones, tablets, personal computers, liquid crystal displays, micro hard drives, microprocessors, printed circuit boards, micro electronic mechanical systems (MEMS), and semiconductor packaging. Fluid Management — Precision manual and semi-automated dispensers, highly engineered single-use plastic molded syringes, cartridges tips, and fluid

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