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Nordson is a company that engineers, manufactures, and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, medical components, and other fluids. It operates through three segments: Industrial Precision Solutions (IPS) and Advanced Technology Solutions (ATS). The IPS segment offers dispensing, coating and laminating systems, automated adhesive dispensing systems, polymer processing solutions, curing and drying systems, and other solutions in the areas of cold materials, container coating, liquid finishing, and powder coating. The ATS segment provides Automated dispensing systems, gas plasma treatment systems, and other electronics systems, as well as precision manual and semi-automated dispensers, minimally invasive interventional delivery devices, and single-use plastic molded syringes, cartridges, tips, fluid connection components, tubing, balloons, catheters, bond testing, and automated optical, acoustic microscopy and x-ray inspection systems.
HQWestlake, OH, US
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)7,600
Job Openings341
Revenue (FY, 2020)$2.1 B(-3%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$242.1
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Nordson

Sundaram Nagarajan

Sundaram Nagarajan

President and Chief Executive Officer
Stephen P. Lovass

Stephen P. Lovass

Executive Vice President
John J. Keane

John J. Keane

Vice President Of Engineering
Gregory P. Merk

Gregory P. Merk

Executive Vice President
Jeffrey A. Pembroke

Jeffrey A. Pembroke

Executive Vice President
Joe Stockunas

Joe Stockunas

Executive Vice President
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Nordson Office Locations

Nordson has offices in Westlake, Amherst, Carlsbad, Chippewa Falls and in 70 other locations
Westlake, OH, US (HQ)
28601 Clemens Rd
Amherst, OH, US
300 Nordson Dr
Carlsbad, CA, US
2747 Loker Ave W
Chippewa Falls, WI, US
911 Kurth Rd
Concord, CA, US
2470 Bates Ave A
Duluth, GA, US
11475 Lakefield Dr
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Nordson Financials and Metrics

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Nordson's revenue was reported to be $2.12 b in FY, 2020

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Nordson's current market capitalization is $14.1 b.
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Nordson Operating Metrics

Nordson's Backlog was reported to be $385k in FY, 2019.
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Nordson Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Optical ControlJuly 01, 2019
Clada Medical DevicesOctober 17, 2018
Sonoscan, Inc.January 04, 2018
Vention MedicalFebruary 20, 2017$705 m
InterSelectFebruary 16, 2017
Plas-Pak IndustriesFebruary 02, 2017
LinkTech Quick CouplingsSeptember 01, 2016
ACE Production TechnologiesJanuary 06, 2016
MatriX Technologies GmbHSeptember 04, 2015$53 m
WAFO Schnecken und ZylinderAugust 03, 2015$7 m
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Nordson Revenue Breakdown

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Nordson revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.7% from Industrial Coating Systems, 44.9% from Advanced Technology Systems and 43.3% from Adhesive Dispensing Systems

Nordson revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 26.0% from Asia Pacific, 5.8% from Japan, 26.1% from Europe, 7.6% from Americas and 34.6% from United States

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Nordson News and Updates

Nordson to Host Virtual Investor Day on March 30, 2021

Westlake, Ohio, USA – March 16, 2021 – Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) today announced that it will be hosting its Virtual Investor Day on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 9:00 a.m.read more

Solve your semiconductor packaging problems with Nordson ELECTRONICS SOLUTIONS at SEMICON Taiwan 2020

Talk to the experts and see demonstrations of the latest equipment for test and inspection, fluid dispensing, and plasma treatment in one booth, #I2716.read more

Nordson ELECTRONICS SOLUTIONS to showcase equipment for test and inspection, fluid dispensing, and plasma treatment at SEMICON China 2020

Photo link: http://ndsn.tech/SEMIChina2020   Aylesbury, Bucks, UK – 19 June 2020 -- Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) announces that six product lines from its Nordson ELECTRONICS SOLUTIONS division will be exhibiting together at SEMICON China, the world's most well-known semiconductor industry ex…

East/West Purchases Nordson SELECT Cerno 103IL Selective Solder

Selective Solder Aids in COVID-19 Ventilator Board Manufacturing

Nordson opens Pelletizing & Melt Delivery Laboratory to serve Customers and Prospects throughout the Americas

Newest Laboratory for BKG® Systems is a resource for product demonstrations, trial runs, operator training, and pilot-scale process development. read more

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.read more
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Nordson Blogs

Productronica 2019

More solutions for electronics manufacturing –Nordson’s many new products and technologies have what you need at Productronica 2019

Japan Pack 2019

Booth: TBD

Filtech 2019

Booth: Hall 11.2

Bondexpo 2019

Join Nordson ASYMTEK at Bondexpo 2019

PPMA 2019

Booth : Stand A36
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Nordson Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Nordson founded?

    Nordson was founded in 1954.

  • Who are Nordson key executives?

    Nordson's key executives are Sundaram Nagarajan, Stephen P. Lovass and John J. Keane.

  • How many employees does Nordson have?

    Nordson has 7,600 employees.

  • What is Nordson revenue?

    Latest Nordson annual revenue is $2.1 b.

  • What is Nordson revenue per employee?

    Latest Nordson revenue per employee is $279.1 k.

  • Who are Nordson competitors?

    Competitors of Nordson include Langley Holdings, SAMES KREMLIN and Valco Melton.

  • Where is Nordson headquarters?

    Nordson headquarters is located at 28601 Clemens Rd, Westlake.

  • Where are Nordson offices?

    Nordson has offices in Westlake, Amherst, Carlsbad, Chippewa Falls and in 70 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nordson have?

    Nordson has 75 offices.