Nordson Corporation Names Masaru Uchida President of Nordson K.K. Japan

  Nordson Corporation Names Masaru Uchida President of Nordson K.K. Japan

Business Wire

WESTLAKE, Ohio -- July 09, 2012

Nordson Corporation (Nasdag: NDSN) is pleased to announce that Masaru Uchida
has been named President of Nordson K.K (Japan) as of June 1st, 2012.

Masaru Uchida (Photo: Business Wire)

Masaru Uchida (Photo: Business Wire)

Uchida joined Nordson K.K. in May 2008 as Director for Headquarters
Administration with responsibility for finance, information systems, human
resources and general affairs. Uchida assumed additional responsibilities as
Representative Director in July 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in
Engineering Technology from the Chiba Institute of Technology.

“Nordson provides precision technology solutions which combine product and
technology development with direct sales and service to various industries
such as food, beverage, electronics, construction, transportation,
pharmaceutical, medical equipment and hygiene,” said Uchida. “We are always
ready to serve local market needs with our state-of-the-art system solutions
in adhesive dispensing, industrial coating and advanced technology. In
addition, we provide customers with direct and ongoing support to ensure
optimal and sustainable operations after the installation of our products.
And, because of our global capabilities, we can also support our customers as
they expand their business outside of Japan.”

“Since its establishment in 1969, Nordson K.K has served the Japanese market
with application expertise and premier customer service. We are committed to
continuous improvement and continuously seek to deliver the highest levels of
customer satisfaction. In addition, we continue to offer our deepest
condolences to those bereaved and our sincere support to the many people who
have been afflicted by the Great Eastern Earthquake which occurred in March
2011. Our founding corporate values include a strong commitment to supporting
the communities where we operate.”

Nordson revenues in Japan in during fiscal year 2011 were $111 million, or 9
percent of Nordson’s total fiscal year 2011 revenues of $1.2 billion.

Uchida will continue to report to Nordson Corporate Vice President Greg Merk.
Merk served as Nordson K.K President for the past two years since and will
continue to serve in his role as Nordson Corporation's Vice President of the
Pacific South Division and Japan and as Director of Nordson K.K.

Nordson Corporation delivers precision technology solutions that help
customers increase throughput, productivity and up-time, enable new products
and features, and decrease material usage. The company engineers, manufactures
and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing adhesives,
coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials, fluid management, test
and inspection, UV curing and plasma surface treatment, all supported by
application expertise and direct global sales and service. Nordson serves a
wide variety of consumer non-durable, durable and technology end markets
including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy,
transportation, construction, and general product assembly and finishing.
Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, the company has
operations and support offices in more than 30 countries. Visit Nordson on the
web at www.nordson.com, www.twitter.com/Nordson_Corp or
www.facebook.com/nordson.

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Contact:

In Japan:
Nordson K.K
Marketing Communication, 81-3-5762-2710
or
All Other regions:
Nordson Corporation
James R. Jaye, 440-414-5639
Jim.Jaye@nordson.com
 
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