Nordson EFD Opens Direct Sales Office in Japan

Local presence will provide customers greater global support

18 Jan 2010

For Immediate Release

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA – January 18, 2010 – Nordson EFD, a division of Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN), has established a new sales office in Tokyo to provide factory-direct sales and technical support to the Japanese manufacturing and adhesive packaging communities on both domestic and global levels.

Nordson EFD is a leading manufacturer of precision dispensing systems for applying controlled amounts of adhesives, lubricants and other fluids used in almost every assembly process. Nordson EFD’s products provide a foolproof way to deposit the same amount of material on every part, every time, allowing companies to increase productivity, improve quality and lower their manufacturing costs.

Nordson EFD has earned a worldwide reputation for high-quality products, knowledgeable technical support, and superior customer service. According to company president Jeff Pembroke, "Our primary objective in opening our new Tokyo office is to provide the Japanese market and Japanese customers with the benefits of Nordson EFD’s decades of dispensing expertise, along with greater global support capabilities to help them grow their businesses, wherever they may be located."

"We are delighted to offer Japanese companies the application experience, resources and stability of a global company and to help them efficiently and cost-effectively service their business around the world," according to Nick Ikeya, Director, General Manager, Nordson EFD Japan. "Dealing directly with Nordson EFD Japan will provide access to a global base of experience and knowledge and a global network of dispensing professionals operating in more than 30 countries."

The new local office will provide customers in Japan with several important benefits:

  • With almost 1 billion dollars US in annual sales, Nordson Corporation has the stability to weather economic turmoil and provide its customers with an uninterrupted supply of high-quality products to help them grow their business around the world.
  • Nordson EFD can supply cost-effective, off-the shelf dispensing solutions based on extensive global knowledge gained through decades of working with hundreds of different industries and applications.
  • Service and support are available through a worldwide network of dispensing professionals operating in more than 30 countries.

Nordson EFD designs and manufactures precision dispensing devices for applying controlled amounts of the adhesives, sealants, lubricants and other assembly fluids used in almost every manufacturing process. Nordson EFD products are available through a worldwide network operating in over 30 countries.

Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) is one of the world's leading producers of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants, coatings and other materials 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 direct operations and sales support offices in more than 30 countries.