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Nordson Promotes Udo Grund to Senior Sales Development Manager for the Nordson BKG Range of Underwater Pelletizing Systems


MÜNSTER, GERMANY, May 7, 2015: Nordson Corporation has appointed Udo Grund  to be senior sales development manager of global projects and inside sales for the Nordson BKG range of underwater pelletizing systems, the company announced today.

Mr. Grund will be responsible for sales to polymer companies and management of key projects in support of the global sales team. 

“Udo’s fourteen-year career with Nordson BKG includes hands-on installation, engineering design, technical service, and sales management,” said Ralf Simon, managing director. “His focus on large projects in recent years has given him valuable experience in working with global customers on projects for high-volume polymers.”

Udo Grund joined Nordson BKG in 2001 as an electronics specialist working on machines in-house and at customer sites. In 2006 he assumed new responsibilities as a certified engineer working on electronic system design and development of improved components. He was promoted to project manager in 2012 and to sales manager in 2013, in both positions working on large-capacity projects. As sales manager he was responsible for sales in four European countries as well as China, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia.

Mr. Grund served his four-year apprenticeship as an electronics technician with Siemens AG and later became a certified electronics engineer. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Fachhochschule Münster (Münster University of Applied Sciences).


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.

Nordson Corporation provides customers with local technical sales, service and remanufacturing capabilities through sales organizations and regional manufacturing facilities in over 30 countries.  To learn more visit us at http://www.nordsonpolymerprocessing.com.

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