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Nordson Acquires Assets of Swiss Distributor

06 Oct 2008

WESTLAKE, Ohio – October 6, 2008  –  Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Vilters, Switzerland-based Wachter, Paul and Co., operator of Bigger Dosier Klebetechnik, a distributor of Nordson’s EFD brand product line.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  

Bigger Dosier Klebetechnik has distributed the EFD product line for 40 years. The company will become part of Nordson’s subsidiary Nordson (Schweiz) AG and will continue to function as before.

Nordson Corporation is one of the world’s leading producers of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants and coatings to a broad range of consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations. The company also manufactures equipment used in the testing and inspection of electronic components as well as technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes. Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Nordson has more than 4,100 employees worldwide, and direct operations and sales support offices in 34 countries.   

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Media Contact:
James R. Jaye, Director, Corporate Communications
(440) 414-5639  
jjaye@nordson.com