Adhesives Magazine

NORDSON CORP. OPENS INDUSTRIAL COATING CUSTOMER LAB IN CHINA

December 10, 2008

Nordson Corp., Amherst, OH, recently inaugurated a new customer lab near Shanghai, China, with events and training for industry partners and customers. In addition, the company’s Industrial Coating & Automotive Systems group has upgraded many of its laboratory and demonstration facilities worldwide.

In China, the 86,000-square-foot office facility houses 190 employees and operates as a Center of Excellence to demonstrate Nordson’s capabilities to customers in the appliance, automotive, container, nonwovens, electronics, furniture and wood assembly, life science, packaging, powder and liquid painting, product assembly, and semiconductor industries located in both China and the broader Asia Pacific region. In addition to office space, Nordson also invested in upgrades to its Industrial Coatings & Automotive division’s laboratory in China to enhance customer support and strengthen confidence in Nordson equipment purchases.

“These investments strongly support our long-term growth strategies and initiatives in the fast-growing markets of the Asia-Pacific region,” said Bradley C. Davis, Asia Pacific Group vice president. “The strength of our growing and experienced local organization in these areas, coupled with the world-class capabilities of our new facilities, allows Nordson to better serve our customers worldwide.”