Nordson Corporation is a multinational corporation that designs and manufactures dispensing equipment for consumer and industrial adhesives, sealants and coatings. The Company's segments include Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems, and Industrial Coating Systems.

The Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment delivers its precision dispensing and processing technology to various markets. The 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, 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 material.

HQWestlake, US
Size (employees)7,532 (est)
Nordson Corporation was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Westlake, US
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Key People/Management at Nordson Corporation

Michael Hilton

Michael Hilton

President and Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Lovass

Stephen Lovass

Jeffrey Pembroke

Jeffrey Pembroke

Joe Stockunas

Joe Stockunas

Gregory Merk

Gregory Merk

Senior Vice President
Shelly Peet

Shelly Peet

Vice President, Human Resources
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Nordson Corporation Office Locations

Nordson Corporation has offices in Heald Green, Singapore, Moscow, Bistrița and in 60 other locations
Westlake, US (HQ)
28601 Clemens Rd
Amherst, US
300 Nordson Dr
Duluth, US
11475 Lakefield Dr
Swainsboro, US
1159 Empire Expy
Caballito, AR
433 José Bonifacio
Bella Vista, AU
6 Meridian Pl
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Nordson Corporation Financials and Metrics

Nordson Corporation Revenue

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Nordson Corporation's revenue was reported to be $2.07 b in FY, 2017 which is a 14.3% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

581.2 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

320.4 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %


Net income (Q3, 2018)

94.9 m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

135.6 m

Market capitalization (20-Sep-2018)

8.4 b

Closing stock price (20-Sep-2018)


Cash (31-Jul-2018)

266.8 m


9.7 b
Nordson Corporation's current market capitalization is $8.4 b.
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


1.7 b1.8 b2.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

774.7 m815.5 m928 m

Gross profit

914 m993.5 m1.1 b
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


50.3 m67.2 m90.4 m

Accounts Receivable

389.6 m428.6 m505.1 m

Prepaid Expenses

21.2 m29.4 m28.6 m


225.7 m220.4 m264.3 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


40.9 m51.5 m61 m60.7 m47.9 m60.3 m87.7 m88.4 m110.7 m132.8 m155.9 m266.8 m

Accounts Receivable

348.3 m316.1 m375.8 m343.9 m382.8 m412.6 m358.4 m428.7 m498.8 m488.3 m512.4 m

Prepaid Expenses

26.4 m25.9 m25.9 m26.9 m27.1 m31.7 m32.7 m35.9 m34.9 m31.2 m31.3 m


212.6 m239.4 m228.8 m224.8 m240.6 m239.6 m241.3 m275.8 m275.7 m275.7 m284.4 m
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

211.1 m271.8 m295.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

65.2 m70.3 m90.9 m


(14.2 m)1.8 m(19.7 m)

Accounts Payable

(1.3 m)7.3 m4.8 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

42.9 m92.1 m161.5 m41.2 m111.8 m196 m50 m114.5 m216 m104.6 m195.8 m290.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

16 m32.2 m49.1 m17.2 m35.2 m52.8 m18.5 m39.4 m65.4 m26.3 m53.7 m81 m

Cash From Operating Activities

25.9 m117.4 m167.3 m48.5 m126.9 m194.7 m78 m139.4 m216.2 m109.3 m212.3 m342.9 m

Purchases of PP&E

(16.8 m)(36.2 m)(48.9 m)(11.1 m)(25.5 m)(45.5 m)(10.1 m)(27 m)(49.3 m)(16.7 m)(33 m)(46 m)
USDY, 2018


71.8 x


28.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Nordson Corporation Operating Metrics

Nordson Corporation's Backlog was reported to be $402m in FY, 2017.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


$229 m$274 m$402 m

Patents (US)

544 541 597

Patents (foreign)

1.25 k1.21 k1.41 k

Patents Pending (US)

231 212 218
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Nordson Corporation Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
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
LiquidynJune 15, 2015$14 m
DIMA GroupSeptember 02, 2014$6 m
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Nordson Corporation Revenue Breakdown

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Nordson Corporation revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.3% from Industrial Coating Systems, 43.4% from Advanced Technology Systems and 44.3% from Adhesive Dispensing Systems

Nordson Corporation revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 28.8% from Asia Pacific, 7.1% from Japan, 25.7% from Europe, 7.1% from Americas and 31.3% from United States

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