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Nordson EFD Dispense Systems Help Speed and Automate Dispensing of Food and Beverage Products
Expertise in Chocolate Industry Transferable to a Variety of Customer Applications

ME NewsWire / Business Wire

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I - Tuesday, October 8th 2013

Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ:NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, is working with a growing number of customers who are dispensing pre-heated chocolate with its Performus® dispensers and other EFD dispensing equipment. As the holiday season approaches, many manufacturers are gearing up for high-volume production and the need for precision dispensing systems becomes more apparent.

Conventional chocolate decorating processes are extremely labor intensive, relying on the user to manually repeat the exact deposit sizes needed for the specific application. This leads to higher cost and lower production efficiency. When the Nordson EFD Performus is incorporated into the production process, chocolate manufacturers are able to consistently dispense precise amounts of pre-heated colored chocolate in an assembly line to create the additional layer of detail found in complex figures. The Perfomus dispensers offer a range of operator controls, including a digital timer, vacuum control to prevent fluid dripping, and a variety of pressure regulators that meet the dispensing requirements used in the food industry.

Nordson EFD equipment has also had similar success with the following food-related applications:

    Precise injection of liquors into chocolate
    Consistent dispensing of toppings and glazes
    Accurate mold lubrication, such as spraying cooking oil
    Efficient lubrication of blades and cutters during cutting operations

"As Nordson EFD expands its product line, we are discovering more applications through working closely with our customers,” states Eric Meul, European business development director. "To date, our valves can be found in the most diverse food applications -- dispensing oil to act as a preservative in sardine cans, spraying aroma in chewing gum, and as a release agent in the high-volume baking process. We are excited to find new opportunities within the food and beverage industry.”

For more information, visit Nordson EFD on the web at,, or, email at, or call +1 401.431.7000 or 800.556.3484.

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About Nordson EFD

Nordson EFD designs and manufactures precision fluid dispensing systems for benchtop assembly processes and automated assembly lines. EFD dispensing systems help companies in a wide variety of industries increase throughput, improve quality, and lower production costs. Additional fluid management capabilities include syringe barrels and cartridges for packaging one- and two-component materials and a wide variety of fittings, couplers and connectors for controlling fluid flow in medical, biopharmaceutical, and industrial environments. The company is a leading formulator of specialty solder pastes for dispensing and printing applications in the electronics industry.

About Nordson Corporation

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) delivers precision technology solutions to help customers succeed worldwide. The company engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials, fluid management, test and inspection, UV curing and plasma surface treatment, all supported by application expertise and direct global sales and service. Nordson serves a wide variety of consumer non-durable, durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, 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, or


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