Nordson Corporation (Nordson) is a manufacturer of equipment used for precision material dispensing, testing and inspection, surface preparation and curing. Nordson�s solutions portfolio also includes test and inspection equipment, and curing and surface preparation systems. It serves a wide variety of consumer non-durable, consumer durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, building and construction, and general product assembly and finishing. The Company operates through three segments: Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems and Industrial Coating Systems. The Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment provides precision dispensing and processing technology. The Advanced Technology Systems segment integrates Nordson�s proprietary product technologies to check quality. The Industrial Coating Systems segment offers standard and customized equipment for the consumer durables market.