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.The 86,000-square-foot office facility houses 190 employees. 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.