Nordson K.K. Names Elematec Corporation As Distributor for Japan

New partnership significantly expands local sales and support For Nordson EFD’s genuine precision fluid dispensing equipment

21 Feb 2012

February 21, 2012 Tokyo, Japan Nordson K.K. announces the selection of Elematec Corporation as the distributor of Nordson EFD precision fluid dispensing systems in Japan. The new partnership will add 21 sales and technical support offices to Nordson EFD’s existing network, greatly expanding the availability of their high-quality dispensing equipment to companies throughout Japan. Major markets for Nordson EFD equipment include the electronics, automotive and medical industries.

According to Masaru Uchida, Representative Director of Nordson K.K., “Our new partnership with Elematec will significantly increase Nordson EFD’s ability to provide Japanese companies with innovative solutions for improving their R&D and production processes, and to support them with timely shipment of genuine EFD products from local warehouses.”

Nordson EFD’s precision fluid dispensing systems enable manufacturers to apply accurate, repeatable volumes of adhesive, lubricant or other assembly fluid on every part, every time. Applications range from large automotive assemblies to implantable medical devices to tiny electronic components. Benefits of controlled fluid application include greater profitability through higher yields, better quality, and lower production costs.

As an acknowledged global leader in precision fluid dispensing, Nordson EFD has a worldwide network encompassing more than 30 countries, with a strong sales channel already operating in Japan. The new partnership will significantly expand its local sales force to provide Japanese companies with an even higher level of service.

Elematec Corporation (TSE 27150), headquartered in Tokyo, is a leading Japanese distributor of innovative products and technologies to help manufacturers in a variety of industries, including electronics and automotive electronics, gain a competitive advantage in today’s global marketplace. The company has 21 offices in Japan serving approximately 3500 domestic/overseas customers, with 35 overseas offices supporting another 1300 customers in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) delivers precision technology solutions to help customers succeed worldwide. The company engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials, fluid management, test and inspection, UV curing and plasma surface treatment, all supported by application expertise and direct global sales and service. Nordson serves a wide variety of consumer non-durable, durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, construction, and general product assembly and finishing. Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, the company has operations and support offices in more than 30 countries. Visit Nordson on the web at , or