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Nordson promotes Rade Petricevic to Aftermarket Manager for Polymer Processing Systems throughout Asia

18 Jan 2019

CHONBURI, THAILAND, January 21, 2019: Nordson Corporation has promoted Rade Petricevic to be aftermarket manager throughout Asia for the company’s Polymer Processing System (PPS) products.


He will oversee a team of twelve providing technical support, 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 will draw on extensive plastics industry experience in furthering our mission of providing strong localized support to customers in Asia,” said Grant Eekelschot, Pacific Rim commercial general manager for Nordson PPS products. “He and his aftermarket team will provide prompt expert service across all of our product lines.”


Mr. Petricevic joined Nordson in 2017 as PPS aftermarket manager for Pacific Rim countries. Previously he had been a sales manager for Dr. Collin GmbH. He entered the plastics industry in 1992 as an engineer with Clariant Masterbatch and served as an extrusion products manager for Xaloy Corp., which Nordson acquired in 2013.


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.


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 or www.facebook.com/NordsonPPS.


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