Nordson Corporation

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About Nordson

Nordson Corporation delivers precision technology solutions to help customers succeed worldwide. We engineer, manufacture and market differentiated products used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials; for fluid management; for test and inspection; and for UV curing and plasma surface treatment. We support our products with application expertise and direct global sales and service. The Nordson company serves numerous 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, USA, we have operations and support offices in more than 30 countries.

Nordson Corporation is organized into three global operating segments.

Adhesive Dispensing Systems
Product Line    Key Applications 
Nonwoven Systems - Equipment for applying
adhesives, lotions and liquids to disposable
  Adult incontinence products, baby diapers and
child training pants, disposable medical products 
and surgical drapes and gowns, feminine
hygiene products, tissues and towels.
Packaging Systems - Automated adhesive
dispensing equipment used in the food and
beverage and packaged goods industries.
  Beverage straw and spout attachment, convenience
food packaging, corrugated box sealing, case and
sift-proof sealing, container and bottle labeling,
pallet stabilization, tamper evident closure.
Product Assembly Systems - Dispensing, coating
and laminating systems for the assembly of
plastic, metal and food products, for paper and
paperboard converting applications, and for the
manufacturing of continuous roll goods.
  Appliances, vehicle components, building and
construction materials, electronics, furniture, solar
energy, windows and doors; and bags, sacks,
envelopes, folding cartons, and bookbinding.
Polymer Processing - Precision components for
plastic extrusion, injection molding, recycling,
compounding, pelletizing and polymerization
processes in a wide range of applications. 
  Building products, consumer goods, electronics,
flexible packaging, medical, transportation.
 Advanced Technology Systems
Product Line   Key Applications
Nordson ASYMTEK - Automated dispensing systems
for high-speed, accurate application of a broad range
of attachment, protection and coating fluids.
  Cell phones, games, electronics component assembly,
energy, flat panel display assembly, medical device
assembly, music devices, netbook and notebook
computers, printed circuit board assembly,
semiconductor packaging.
Nordson DAGE - High resolution x-ray inspection
and bond testing equipment for analyzing the integrity
of electronic connections in semiconductor packages
and printed circuit board assemblies.
  Printed circuit board assemblies, advanced
semiconductor packaging, LEDs, research.
Nordson EFD - Precision manual and automated
dispensers for applying controlled amounts of
adhesives, sealants, lubricants and other
assembly fluids.
  Consumer goods, electronics, industrial assembly,
life sciences, photo voltaics/solar, transportation.
Nordson MARCH - Automated gas plasma treatment
systems used to clean and condition surfaces for the
semiconductor, medical and printed circuit
board industries.
  Electronics, hard disk drives, medical instruments,
printed circuit boards, semiconductors, wafer
level packaging.
Nordson YESTECH - Automated optical inspection
and x-ray inspection systems for yield enhancement
in electronic assembly industries
  Printed circuit board assemblies,
semiconductor packages, LEDs.
Nordson MEDICAL - Single-use, engineered,
plastic molded fittings, connectors, luers, valves,
syringes, tips, tubing and catheters for
dispensing and controlling fluids in medical
equipment and procedures.
  Anesthesia, bioprocessing, bone grafts,
blood management, cardiovascular surgery,
ophthalmic surgery, pulmonology, wound
healing, related medical procedures
 Industrial Coating Systems
Product Line   Key Applications
Cold Material Systems - Products for dispensing
ambient temperature, single and multiple
component adhesives and sealants in general
industrial and automotive applications.
  Aerospace, alternative energy, appliances,
automotive, composites, construction, electronics,
industrial, medical.
Container Coating & Curing Systems - Automated and
manual dispensing and curing systems used to treat
and cure food and beverage containers.
  Can marking and identification, can neck
lubrication, compound can end lining, inside
container coating, rim varnish, score repair.
Liquid Finishing Systems - Automated and manual
dispensing systems used to apply liquid paints and
coatings to consumer and industrial products.
  Automotive components and wheels, construction,
decorative hardware, metal drums, wood doors,
cabinets and molding.
Powder Coating Systems - Automated and manual
dispensing systems used to apply powder paints and
coatings to a variety if metal, plastic and
wood products.
  Agriculture equipment, appliances, construction
equipment, glass bottle coating, home and office
furniture, lawn and garden equipment, pipe coating,
vehicle components and wheels, wood and
metal shelving.
UV (Ultraviolet) Curing Systems - Products and
systems for curing liquids, powders, adhesives,
sealers and coatings.
  Automotive, electronics, wood, building products,
life sciences/medical devices, optical media, wire
and cable, and pipe and tube.