Nordson Corporation delivers precision technology solutions to help customers succeed worldwide. The company engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials, fluid management, test and inspection, UV curing and plasma surface treatment, all supported by application expertise and direct global sales and service. Nordson serves a wide variety of consumer non-durable, durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, construction, and general product assembly and finishing. Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, the company has operations and support offices in more than 30 countries.
The company’s roots trace back to the U.S. Automatic Company, which was started in 1909.
In 1954 it began with the acquisition of patents covering the "hot airless" method of spraying paint and other coating materials.In the mid 1960s, Nordson's experience in heated coatings technology led to the development of equipment to apply thermoplastic adhesives, commonly called hot melts, for case sealing, carton manufacturing and product assembly operations.
In the late 1980s, Nordson began to acquire companies that would strengthen its position as a leader in technology, product quality and customer service. The first was the 1989 purchase of Industriell Coating Aktiebolag, which specialized in Tribo-charged powder spray technology.
Nordson expanded its hot melt adhesive dispensing business with the acquisitions of Meltex in 1989 and Slautterback Corporation in 1992, incorporating the latest technological advancements in heating, dispensing and electronic controls. By acquiring VeriTec Technologies in 1999, a manufacturer of cold-adhesive dispensing equipment, Nordson broadened its abilities to serve a complete range of needs for product assembly, packaging and converting applications worldwide.
In the nonwovens market, in 1998, Nordson acquired J&M Laboratories Inc, a manufacturer of melt-blowing systems used to produce synthetic nonwoven fabrics and adhesive dispensing equipment for the assembly of diapers, medical disposables and feminine hygiene products.
The acquisition in 2004 of W. Puffe Technologies, a manufacturer of hot melt adhesive dispensing systems, expanded Nordson’s existing technology base in adhesive systems.
Throughout the 2007 fiscal year, Nordson made a number of new acquisitions, beginning with the purchase of Dage Holdings in December 2006. This acquisition entered Nordson into a new line of business – test and measurement. Shortly after the purchase of Dage, Nordson strengthened its position in test and measurement with the acquisition of YESTech Industries (April 2007). Also in April, Nordson announced the acquisition of PICODOSTEC, which specialized in piezoelectric actuation technology.
In 2011, Nordson continued to execute on its acquisition strategy, closing on three transactions. Micromedics Inc. is a leader in single-use dispensing components for applying biomaterials. Finally, the acquisition of Verbruggen provides an excellent entry into the rapidly growing flexible packaging market and is a natural complement to our existing leadership position in rigid packaging applicatiapplications.
Nordson expanded its position in plastic extruding and injection molding with the acquisitions of Xaloy and EDi in 2012.
Over the course of its more than 50 years in business, Nordson Corporation has grown from a local company with sales under $1 million, to a multinational organization with sales of more than $2 billion. Today, the company has worldwide and direct operations in more than 30 countries.
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Nordson Deutschland GmbH offers you products from these product groups:
Packaging machinery (917)
- Machinery for processing paper packaging (120)
- Machinery for processing cardboard and corrugated cardboard packaging (212)
- Packaging ancillaries (421)
- Peripheral packaging machinery and equipment (248)
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