Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets products and systems for precision dispensing and processing, fluid management, testing and inspection, surface treatment, and curing. Its Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment provides equipment to apply adhesives, lotions, liquids, and fibers to disposable products; automated adhesive dispensing systems for packaged goods industries; adhesive and sealant dispensing systems to bond and seal plastics, metal, and wood products in the paper and paperboard converting industries; laminating and coating systems to manufacture continuous-roll goods in nonwovens, textile, and paper industries; and components and systems used in plastic extrusion and injection molding processes. The company's Advanced Technology Systems segment offers automated dispensing systems for attachment, protection, and coating of fluids, and related gas plasma treatment systems for cleaning and conditioning surfaces prior to dispense; precision manual and semi-automated dispensers, plastic molded syringes, cartridges tips, and fluid connection components for applying and controlling the flow of adhesives, sealants, lubricants, and biomaterials; and bond testing and automated optical and X-ray inspection systems. It serves electronics, medical, and related industries. Its Industrial Coating Systems segment provides automated and manual dispensing systems to apply component adhesives and sealant materials; liquid paints and coatings to consumer and industrial products; and powder paints and coatings to various metal, plastic, and wood products, as well as to coat and cure containers. This segment also offers ultraviolet equipment to cure and dry operations for specialty coatings, semiconductor materials, and paints. The company markets its products in the United States and internationally through direct sales force, distributors, and sales representatives. Nordson Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio.