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The Nordson Business System

How we operate at Nordson Sealant Equipment

In highly competitive manufacturing sectors, productivity is vital and performance is essential. That’s why at Nordson, we apply both to everything we do, whether it’s our products, expertise or outstanding customer service.

We deliver this through our Nordson Business System (NBS), that combined with our brand values, drives our culture and Performance by design.

We employ NBS in areas such as Product Development, Operational Excellence, Supply Chain Management and even our internal Talent Management functions, across each of our businesses and all of our geographies, enabling us to:

  • Guide what we do through a process driven culture   
  • Measure how we execute   
  • Create options for doing even better, leading us through the never ending cycle of continuous improvement
  • Deliver customer value through consistency and quality



Key processes, principles and tools that underpin the Nordson Business System include :

  • Voice Of The Customer
  • Lean 6 Sigma
  • Visual & Daily Management
  • DRIV Problem Solving
  • Standard Work
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Transactional Process Improvement
  • RIE / Kaizen events