Nordson ASYMTEK President, Peter Bierhuis, Selected to Join the IPC SMEMA Council

SMEMA drives initiatives to further competitive success of those in the electronics assembly industry

Carlsbad, CA, USA, (PresseBox) - Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), a leader in dispensing, jetting, and coating equipment and technologies, announces that Pieter Bierhuis, president of Nordson ASYMTEK, has been invited to join the IPC Surface Mount Equipment Manufacturers Association Council (SMEMA). The Council furthers the competitive excellence and financial success of suppliers to the electronics assembly industry.

"With thanks to the IPC and the SMEMA council, I am pleased to accept the invitation to join the SMEMA Council," said Bierhuis. "I have been actively involved in the electronics industry for many years and have seen the valuable role that IPC and SMEMA play. I am looking forward to making whatever contribution I can to the group and the industry."

Bierhuis has been president of Nordson ASYMTEK, a leader in dispensing, jetting, and conformal coating equipment and technologies, since 2011, directing the company through several years of record-breaking business and global expansion. Prior to that, Bierhuis served as president of Nordson MARCH from 1999-2011, where he expanded that business to become the industry leader in plasma processing technology and systems. Bierhuis joined Nordson in 1980 and held several important sales and marketing leadership roles within Nordson's Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Georgia and a B.B.A. from Nijenrode in the Netherlands.

The mission of the IPC SMEMA Council is to further the competitive excellence and financial success of suppliers to the electronics assembly industry, specifically equipment manufacturers, and their customers. The council initiates and drives an agenda of technical, managerial, and financial programs that enhance the efficiency of the interface between suppliers to the electronics assembly industry and their customers. IPC SMEMA Council is now composed of all the leading equipment manufacturers to the electronics assembly industry.

Asymtek Nordson BV c/o NESG Deutschland

Nordson ASYMTEK, a world leader in precision automated fluid dispensing, conformal coating, and jetting technologies, designs and manufactures dispensing and coating systems, supported by an award-winning global applications and service network for over 30 years. To find out more, visit www.NordsonASYMTEK.com, www.Facebook.com/..., or www.Twitter.com/....

About Nordson Corporation

Nordson engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing and processing adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants and biomaterials; and for managing fluids, testing and inspecting for quality, treating surfaces and curing. These products are supported with extensive application expertise and direct global sales and service. We serve 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. Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, the company has operations and support offices in more than 30 countries. Visit Nordson on the web at www.nordson.com, www.twitter.com/Nordson_Corp or www.facebook.com/nordson.

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