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Nordson appoints Rade Petricevic as Aftermarket Manager in the Pacific Rim for Polymer Processing Systems Brands

16 Mar 2017

CHONBURI, THAILAND, March 16, 2017: Rade Petricevic has joined Nordson Corporation as aftermarket manager in the Pacific Rim for the company’s Polymer Processing System (PPS) products.


He will oversee technical support, remanufacturing, spare parts, and other after-the-sale services for PPS brands, including BKG® pelletizers, melt filtration systems, and gear pumps, Extrusion Dies Industries polymer and fluid coating dies, and Xaloy® screws, barrels, and front-end components.


“Rade brings more than twenty years of plastics industry experience, including a previous position working for our own Xaloy brand,” said Grant Eekelschot, Pacific Rim commercial general manager for Nordson PPS products. “His expertise in engineering and technical service will help us strengthen our capabilities to provide customers with effective localized support.”


Mr. Petricevic entered the plastics industry in 1992 as an engineer with Clariant Masterbatch. He next served as an extrusion products manager for Xaloy Corp., which Nordson acquired in 2013. Most recently he was a sales manager for Dr. Collin GmbH.


Rade Petricevic holds a masters degree in engineering from the University of Zagreb in his native Croatia.




Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for the precision dispensing of adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials, polymers,  plastics 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 http://www.nordson.com, @Nordson_Corp, or www.facebook.com/nordson.


Nordson Polymer Processing Systems provides customers with engineered components to melt, homogenize, filter, meter, and give shape to plastic and fluid coating materials. Nordson Corporation leverages the collective plastics industry experience from a series of strategic acquisitions to offer a uniquely broad portfolio of industry-leading technologies.  Nordson delivers a full range of precision melt stream products — from screws and barrels for extrusion and injection molding — to filtration systems, pumps, and valves — to the extrusion dies and pelletizing systems to meet the constantly evolving needs of the polymer industry.

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