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Nordson Earns Multiple Awards for Product Innovation and Customer Service at 2009 IPC APEX Expo

07 Apr 2009

  • Asymtek, Dage, EFD and YESTech subsidiaries recognized

WESTLAKE, Ohio – April 7, 2009  –  Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) was recently recognized for product innovation and customer service in the electronics manufacturing industry as the company was named a multiple winner of Circuits Assembly magazine’s New Product Introduction (NPI) and Service Excellence (SEA) Awards and Surface Mount Technology magazine’s SMT Vision Award.  

The awards were presented during ceremonies held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the 2009 IPC APEX Expo, the premier international technical conference for printed circuit boards, design, electronics manufacturing and test.  The accolades were presented to Nordson subsidiaries Asymtek, Dage Precision Industries, EFD and YESTech, all of which are units of the company’s Advanced Technology Systems business segment.  

Circuits Assembly's Service Excellence Awards (SEAs) recognizes companies that received the highest customer service ratings, as judged by a survey of their own customers. Awards in the category of electronics assembly suppliers went to Asymtek for dispensing and EFD for materials. The magazine’s NPI Awards recognize leading new products for electronics assembly introduced during the past 12 months. The awards were selected by an independent panel of four practicing industry engineers.  Asymtek was recognized in the dispensing equipment category for its DispenseJet DJ-100 product.  Dage Precision Industries was recognized in the test and inspection category for its XD7600NT100 Ultra High Resolution X-ray Inspection System.

Products nominated for the SMT Vision Awards are evaluated on their ability to meet a significant industry challenge, creative application of a new or existing technology, overall quality and consistency of performance, economic merits, and throughput characteristics. Products are judged specifically on their innovation, cost-effectiveness, speed/throughput improvements, quality, ease of use, maintainability/repairability and environmental responsibility.  EFD was recognized in the solder materials category for its PrintPlus and SolderPlus lead-free, halide-free, water-soluble paste products.  YESTech was recognized in the inspection category for its X3 3D X-Ray Inspection System.  

“We are delighted to receive these honors. This recognition is the result of our employees, their tireless pursuit of excellence and the extensive relationships we have developed with technology manufacturers. We will continue to work closely with our customers and provide them with precision solutions that help them work more efficiently and improve their bottom lines,” said James R. Jaye, Nordson Director of Corporate Communications. 

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 used for curing and surface treatment processes. Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Nordson has direct operations and sales support offices in 32 countries.    

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