Nordson Corp. recently announced it has named Thomas Ebeling, Ph.D., to be director of engineering and operations for extrusion and coating dies. He will be in charge of the engineering and production teams for EDI extrusion and polymer coating dies and Premier fluid coating dies.

“Tom brings 17 years of leadership experience in the plastics industry and a deep understanding of polymer technology based on his corporate career and extensive academic background,” said Ken Forden, general manager for extrusion and coating dies. “He will play a critical role in Nordson’s program to accelerate R&D, expand our capabilities for precision manufacturing, and make our technologies accessible to customers around the world.”    

Ebeling comes to Nordson from Hanwha Advanced Materials, where he was COO and executive vice president. He entered the plastics industry in 1999 as a product developer with General Electric Plastics and was global technology director for that company’s Azdel business when it was sold to Hanwha in 2007.  

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