NORDSON CORP. CO-FOUNDER EVAN W. NORD PASSES AWAY
July 19, 2004
Evan W. Nord, who founded Nordson Corp. with his brother and father in 1954, passed away on June 21. Nord retired as a vice president of the company in 1978 and as a director in 2002. Nordson Corp., now in its 50th year of operation, is a leading producer of precision dispensing equipment used to apply adhesives, sealants and coatings to a broad range of consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations, helping customers meet quality, productivity and environmental targets. The company also manufactures technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes. Headquartered in Westlake, OH, Nordson has direct operations in 30 countries and 3,500 employees worldwide.