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Nordson Announces Global Strategic Alliance with Zoomlion Group


Nordson will work with the Chinese high-tech construction machinery manufacturer to drive robotic powder coating innovation.

Amherst, Ohio USA – November 19, 2019 - Nordson Industrial Coating Systems (ICS), a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN) and leading supplier of equipment for the precise application of industrial coating solutions, has announced a partnership with Zoomlion Group –one of the world’s largest construction machinery companies – to provide robotic powder coating technology for global markets. 

Through this global strategic alliance, Nordson will provide Zoomlion with advanced powder coating products and technologies for the company’s diverse line of heavy construction machinery. Nordson ICS executives Stephen Lovass, Vice President, and Stuart Li, General Manager Asia, joined Zoomlion executives at the Changsha, China, headquarters of Zoomlion to finalize the agreement. Zoomlion was represented by Zhan Chunxin, Chairman and CEO of Zoomlion Group; Dr. Fu Ling, Vice President and General Manager of Earthmoving Machinery BU; Tian Bing, Assistant President of Zoomlion Group; and other Zoomlion leaders.

"After meeting the leaders of Zoomlion and visiting the Museum of Zoomlion Lugu Industrial Park, I was deeply impressed by Zoomlion's values and innovative products,” Lovass stated. “We are looking forward to cooperating with Zoomlion, not only in China, but also in Europe and the United States.”  

Chunxin added "Zoomlion is still a young enterprise with big ambition. We have high standards of product quality and ambitious goals for enterprise development. Zoomlion has decided to build a world-class coating line with Nordson’s first-class products and technologies in our newly developed industrial park in Changsha to realize the advantages of new technology and improved environmental protection."

The partners will focus first on two new Nordson technologies – the Encore® Engage controller and Nordson’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution, the Wisdom™ smart connected platform, along with robotic powder coating featuring Nordson’s Encore HD dense-phase technology. 

This partnership with Zoomlion demonstrates Nordson’s global commitment to customers and the growth of the powder coating industry globally. 

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About Nordson Industrial Coating Systems
Nordson Industrial Coating Systems (ICS) designs and manufactures precision equipment for the application and curing of powders, paints, liquids, adhesives and sealants. ICS has lab and manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia to support our global customer base across a broad range of markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, agriculture and construction, appliance, furniture, beverage and other industrial markets. To find out more, visit

About Nordson Corporation
Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) engineers, manufactures, and markets differentiated products and systems used for the precision dispensing and processing of adhesives, coatings, polymers and plastics, sealants, biomaterials, and other materials and for 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.

About Zoomlion
Founded in 1992, Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co. Ltd., is mainly engaged in developing and manufacturing major high-tech equipment in the areas of engineering and agriculture. With more than 20 years of innovation and development, the company is now a global enterprise with 10 major categories and 55 product lines, as well as nearly 800 leading products. Zoomlion is the first Chinese construction machinery company publicly listed on both Shenzhen and Hong Kong stock exchanges. At present, the company is actively promoting strategic transformation, aiming to build a high-end equipment manufacturing enterprise integrating engineering machinery, agricultural machinery and financial services.

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