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Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) is one of the world's leading producers of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants and coatings, to a broad range of consumer and industrial products during manfacturing operations. The company also manufactures equipment used in the testing and inspection of electronic components as well as technology-based systems used of curing and surface treatment processes. The company is headquartered Westlake, Ohio. Nordson's products are used around the world in the appliance, automotive, bookbinding, construction, container, converting, electronics, food and beverage, furniture, medical, metal finishing, nonwovens, packaging, semiconductor, life sciences and other industries.[1]

Key Financials

  • 2006 Sales of $892 million (33% Domestic, 67% International)
  • 2006 Income from Continuing Operations of $98 million
  • 2006 Gross Margins of 57%
  • 2007 Sales of $993.6 million (26.5% Americas, 22.0% Japan, 16.49% Asia Pac, 15.9% Europe, 11.9% US)

Primary Business Segments

  • Adhesive Dispensing Systems - 57% of sales
  • Advanced Technology Systems - 27% of sales
  • Finishing and Coating Systems - 16% of sales

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References
1. Company website - corporate profile
2. 2006 Annual report, p.49

References

  1. NDSN
  2. NDSN
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