NDSN - Nordson Corporation

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Nordson Corporation

28601 Clemens Road
Westlake, OH 44145
United States

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryDiversified Machinery
Full Time Employees7,500

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Michael F. HiltonPres, CEO & Director2.34MN/A1954
Mr. Gregory A. ThaxtonExec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer971.11k97.65k1961
Mr. John J. KeaneExec. VP911.07k422.5k1961
Mr. Gregory P. MerkExec. VP818.57k3.29M1971
Ms. Shelly M. PeetExec. VP of HR & Information SystemsN/AN/A1965
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets products and systems to dispense, apply, and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids. Its Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment provides dispensing, coating, and laminating systems for adhesives, lotions, liquids, and fibers to disposable products and roll goods; and product assembly dispensing, coating, and laminating systems for use in paper and paperboard converting applications, as well as for the manufacture of roll goods. This segment also offers automated adhesive dispensing systems for packaged goods industries; and components and systems used in the thermoplastic melt stream. The company's Advanced Technology Systems segment offers automated dispensing systems for the attachment, protection, and coating of fluids, as well as related gas plasma treatment systems for cleaning and conditioning surfaces; precision manual and semi-automated dispensers, plastic molded syringes, cartridges, tips, fluid connection components, tubing, and catheters to apply and control the flow of adhesives, sealants, lubricants, and biomaterials; and bond testing, and automated optical and X-ray inspection systems for use in semiconductor and printed circuit board industries. Its Industrial Coating Systems segment provides automated and manual dispensing products and systems to apply adhesive and sealant materials; dispensing and curing systems to coat and cure containers; systems to apply liquid paints and coatings to consumer and industrial products; and systems to apply powder paints and coatings to metal, plastic, and wood products, as well as ultraviolet equipment for use in curing and drying operations for specialty coatings, semiconductor materials, and paints. The company primarily markets its products through its direct sales force, as well as through distributors and sales representatives worldwide. Nordson Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio.

Corporate Governance

Nordson Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.