Nordson Corporation

Nordson Corporation is an American multinational corporation that designs and manufactures dispensing equipment for consumer and industrial adhesives, sealants and coatings. The company also manufactures equipment used in the testing and inspection of electronic components, technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes as well as medical devices and component technologies. The company is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio,[1] and has direct operations and sales-support offices in approximately 30 countries.

Nasdaq: NDSN
S&P 400 Component
FounderWalter G. Nord
Westlake, Ohio
United States
Area served
Key people
Sundaram Nagarajan, President & CEO
Michael F. Hilton, Senior Advisor
ProductsPrecision Dispensing Equipment,Testing and Inspection Equipment, Surface Preparation and Curing Equipment
RevenueUS $2.121 billion (2020)
Number of employees
7,555 (2020)



In 2008, Nordson's assembly facility in Swainsboro, Georgia (with a staff of 67 employees) was the subject of a "Best Plants" profile by IndustryWeek magazine.[2]

SMT Magazine

Nordson EFD won the 2010 SMT Vision Award for its UltimusTM V High-precision Dispenser.[3]


Nordson ASYMTEK received an Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award in 2009.[4]


In 2012, it received a Northeast Ohio Success Award from Inside Business magazine.[5]


  1. Funk, John (January 31, 2011). "Nordson Corp. of Westlake opens new 'green' headquarters". Northeast Ohio Media Group. Retrieved October 24, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Industry Week, Best Plants Profile 2008 Archived 2012-02-25 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "SMT Magazine". Archived from the original on 2010-05-02. Retrieved 2010-07-09.
  4. Intel Press Room
  5. Keirn, Jennifer. "NEO Success Awards 2012: Nordson Corp". (March/April 2012). Inside Business. Retrieved October 24, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)