Adhesives Magazine

Nordson Wins 2010 German Packaging Award

October 19, 2010

The MiniBlue® II adhesive applicator from Nordson Corp. recently received the 33rd annual German Packaging Award at the FachPack Trade Fair in Nuremberg, Germany. The compact, high-speed, pneumatic, hot-melt adhesive applicator placed first in the engineered machinery category.

A panel of 14 packaging industry and national trade association members selected the applicator based on criteria including economic impact on the manufacturing process, sustainability, engineering innovation, user-friendliness, safety, and design aesthetics.

“Nordson implemented unique innovations that advance hot-melt dispensing technology and further the advantages of packaging with hot melt over previous dispensers and alternate forms of bonding and sealing,” read a statement issued by the awards jury. “In particular, they have significantly increased application precision as well as dispensing speed, enabling more efficient packaging at higher line speeds with less waste.”

For more information, visit www.nordson.com.