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Nordson is a company engaged in engineering, manufacturing, and marketing of differentiated products used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, medical components, and other fluids. It operates through three segments: Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems, and Industrial Coating Systems. The Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment deals with nonwovens, packaging, polymer processing, and product assembly. The Advanced Technology Systems segment integrates Nordson's 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 Industrial Coating Systems segment provides equipment used primarily for applying coatings, paint, finishes, sealants and other materials, and for curing and drying of dispensed materials. The company serves agriculture, aerospace, animal health, automotive and transportation, defense, chemical industries, and others.

HQWestlake, US
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)7,579
Job Openings146
Revenue (FY, 2019)$2.2 B(-2%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$199.2 (-1%)
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Key People/Management at Nordson

Sundaram Nagarajan

Sundaram Nagarajan

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Gregory A. Thaxton

Gregory A. Thaxton

Executive Vice President
Randolph W. Carson

Randolph W. Carson

Joseph P. Kelley

Joseph P. Kelley

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Gina Beredo

Gina Beredo

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Jeffrey A. Pembroke

Jeffrey A. Pembroke

Executive Vice President
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Nordson Office Locations

Nordson has offices in Westlake, Amherst, Chippewa Falls, Concord and in 75 other locations
Westlake, US (HQ)
28601 Clemens Rd
Amherst, US
300 Nordson Dr
Chippewa Falls, US
911 Kurth Rd
Concord, US
2470 Bates Ave A
Duluth, US
11475 Lakefield Dr
Eagan, US
1270 Eagan Industrial Rd
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Nordson Financials and Metrics

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Nordson's revenue was reported to be $2.19 b in FY, 2019 which is a 2.7% decrease from the previous period.

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Nordson's current market capitalization is $11.6 b.
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Nordson Operating Metrics

Nordson's Backlog was reported to be $385k in FY, 2019.
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Patents (US)

541 597 545 598

Patents (Foreign)

1.21 k1.41 k1.41 k1.45 k

Patents Pending (US)

212 218 193 160
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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 Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Nordson News and Updates

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

Desktop Dispenser Market: Comprehensive study explores Huge Growth by key players MEurope & AmericasSHI, Nordson, Smart Vision, Tensun

The latest release from HTF MI highlights the key market trends impacting the growth of the Global Desktop Dispenser market. The study highlights influencing factors that are impacting or reinforcing market environment such as Government Policy, technological changes etc along with key market driver…
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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, Gregory A. Thaxton and Randolph W. Carson.

  • How many employees does Nordson have?

    Nordson has 7,579 employees.

  • What is Nordson revenue?

    Latest Nordson annual revenue is $2.2 b.

  • What is Nordson revenue per employee?

    Latest Nordson revenue per employee is $289.5 k.

  • Who are Nordson competitors?

    Competitors of Nordson include David Round, Graco and LORD Corporation.

  • Where is Nordson headquarters?

    Nordson headquarters is located at 28601 Clemens Rd, Westlake.

  • Where are Nordson offices?

    Nordson has offices in Westlake, Amherst, Chippewa Falls, Concord and in 75 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nordson have?

    Nordson has 82 offices.