WESTLAKE, Ohio (Sept. 4, 2012)—Nordson Corp. has purchased Plymouth, Mich. based Sealant Equipment & Engineering Inc., which it said is a leader in the engineering and manufacturing of metering, mixing and dispensing equipment and valves.
This equipment is used to apply one-, two- and three-component adhesive, sealant and lubricating materials, with the polyurethane industry being a major customer.
Nordson and SE&E did not reveal terms of the transaction.
Nordson said the SE&E business had sales of $18 million for the year ended 39 June 2012, and employs 60 people.
In the future it will operate as part of Nordson's Industrial Coating Systems segment.
Nordson president and CEO Michael Hilton said Sealant Equipment & Engineering provides Nordson with a broader presence in the cold materials equipment market and focuses on a wide variety of general industry applications including aerospace and transportation, building and construction, medical, alternative energy and more.
Nordson makes products and systems used for dispensing and processing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and plastics, fluid management, test and inspection, UV curing and plasma surface treatment.