Profile: Nordson Corp (NDSN.O)
21 Aug 2019
Nordson Corporation, incorporated on October 17, 1935, engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used to dispense, apply and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids, to test and inspect for quality, and to treat and cure surfaces. The Company serves a range of consumer non-durable, consumer durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, building and construction, and general product assembly and finishing. The Company's segments include Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems and Industrial Coating Systems. Its technology-based systems can be found in manufacturing facilities around the world producing a range of goods for consumer durable, consumer non-durable and technology end markets.
Adhesive Dispensing Systems
The Company's Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment delivers its precision dispensing and processing technology to various markets. The Company offers dispensing, coating and laminating systems for applying adhesives, lotions, liquids and fibers to disposable products and continuous roll goods. Its markets include adult incontinence products, baby diapers and child-training pants, feminine hygiene products and surgical drapes, gowns, shoe covers and face masks. It offers automated adhesive dispensing systems used in packaged goods industries. Its markets include food and beverage packaging, pharmaceutical packaging, and other consumer goods packaging. The Company provides components and systems used in the thermoplastic melt stream in plastic extrusion, injection molding, compounding, polymerization and recycling processes. Its markets include packaging, electronics, medical, building and construction, transportation and aerospace, and general consumer goods. In addition, the Company offers dispensing, coating and laminating systems for the assembly of plastic, metal and wood products, for paper and paperboard converting applications and for the manufacturing of continuous roll goods. Its markets include appliances, automotive components, building and construction materials, electronics, furniture, solar energy, and the manufacturing of bags, sacks, books, envelopes and folding cartons.
Advanced Technology Systems
The Company's Advanced Technology Systems segment integrates its product technologies found in progressive stages of a customer's production process, such as surface treatment, precisely controlled automated, semi-automated or manual dispensing of material, and post-dispense bond testing, optical inspection and X-ray inspection. The Advanced Technology Systems segment serves the specific needs of electronics, medical and related high-tech industries. The Company offers automated dispensing systems for application of a range of attachment, protection and coating fluids, and related gas plasma treatment systems for cleaning and conditioning surfaces prior to dispense. Its markets include mobile phones, tablets, personal computers, wearable technology, liquid crystal displays, micro hard drives, microprocessors, printed circuit boards, micro-electronic mechanical systems (MEMS), and semiconductor packaging.
The Company offers precision manual and semi-automated dispensers, single-use plastic molded syringes, cartridges, tips, fluid connection components, tubing and catheters. Products are used for applying and controlling the flow of adhesives, sealants, lubricants, and biomaterials in critical industrial production processes and within medical equipment and related surgical procedures. Its markets include consumer goods, electronics, industrial assembly and medical. The Company also offers bond testing and automated optical and x-ray inspection systems used in the semiconductor and printed circuit board industries.
Industrial Coating Systems
The Company's Industrial Coating Systems segment provides equipment used primarily for applying coatings, paint, finishes, sealants and other materials, and for curing and drying of dispensed material. The Industrial Coating Systems segment primarily serves the consumer durables market. The Company offers automated and manual dispensing products and systems used to apply multiple component adhesive and sealant materials in the general industrial and transportation manufacturing industries. Its markets include aerospace, alternative energy, appliances, automotive, building and construction, composites, electronics and medical. It also offers automated and manual dispensing and curing systems used to coat and cure containers. Its markets include beverage containers and food cans.
The Company offers ultraviolet equipment used primarily in curing and drying operations for specialty coatings, semiconductor materials and paints. Its markets include electronics, containers and durable goods products. The Company also offers automated and manual dispensing systems used to apply liquid paints and coatings to consumer and industrial products. Its markets include automotive components, agriculture, construction, metal shelving and drums. In addition, the Company offers automated and manual dispensing systems used to apply powder paints and coatings to a range of metal, plastic and wood products. Its markets include agriculture and construction equipment, appliances, automotive components, home and office furniture, lawn and garden equipment, pipe coating, and wood and metal shelving.
28601 Clemens Rd
WESTLAKE OH 44145-1148