AMHERST, OH – Nordson Corp., Westlake, OH, has invested nearly half a million dollars in global upgrades to its industrial coating customer demonstration labs in 2008. The company recently inaugurated its new customer lab near Shanghai, China, with events and training for industry partners and customers. In addition to the recent opening in China, Nordson’s Industrial Coating & Automotive Systems group has upgraded many of its laboratory and demonstration facilities worldwide.
In China, the 86,000-square-foot office facility houses 190 employees and operates as a center of excellence to demonstrate Nordson’s capabilities to customers in the appliance, automotive, container, nonwovens, electronics, furniture and wood assembly, life science, packaging, powder and liquid painting, product assembly, and semiconductor industries located in both China and the broader Asia-Pacific region. In addition to office space, Nordson also invested in upgrades to its Industrial Coatings & Automotive division’s laboratory in China to enhance customer support and strengthen confidence in Nordson equipment purchases.
In addition to investments in China, Nordson recently invested in upgrades to lab facilities in Europe, Asia and Latin America. These include a center of excellence facility in Erkrath, Germany, upgrades to a demonstration lab in Mexico City, Mexico, and expanding facilities in the Bommasandra Industrial Area in Bangalore, India.