Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, celebrates Earth Day by introducing a new line of sustainably-sourced Optimum® ECO dispensing components, including syringe barrels, pistons, end caps, and tip caps.
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Optimum ECO industrial syringe barrels and dispensing components help lower the carbon footprint with renewable, eco-friendly resins made from sugarcane stock. (Photo: Business Wire)
Nordson EFD’s market-leading Optimum ECO dispensing components are molded using up to 96% bio-based Polyethylene resin derived from sugarcane. These components possess the same integrity and deliver the same performance as other Optimum components. The same rigorous manufacturing quality standards apply to producing consistent Optimum ECO components that deliver repeatable fluid dispensing results while reducing waste.
“With the release of Optimum ECO, our goal is to lower our impact on the environment,” said Mark O’Shea, global product line manager for dispensing components at Nordson EFD. “We wanted to be the first in the market to give customers an alternative to traditionally-sourced disposable consumables without sacrificing quality or performance.”
New Optimum ECO dispensing components include 3cc, 5cc, 10cc, 30cc, and 55cc syringe barrels and pistons. These are used in precision fluid dispensing applications to manufacture a wide range of products in multiple industries. The new line also includes syringe barrel end caps and tip caps.
About Nordson EFD
Nordson EFD designs and manufactures precision fluid dispensing systems for benchtop assembly processes and automated assembly lines. By enabling manufacturers to apply the same amount of adhesive, lubricant or other assembly fluid to every part, every time, EFD dispensing systems are helping companies in a wide variety of industries increase throughput, improve quality, and lower their production costs. Other fluid management capabilities include high-quality syringe barrels and cartridges for packaging one- and two-component materials, along with a wide variety of fittings, couplers and connectors for controlling fluid flow in medical, biopharmaceutical and industrial environments. The company is also a leading formulator of specialty solder pastes for dispensing and printing applications in the electronics industry.
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 nordson.com, twitter.com/Nordson_Corp or facebook.com/nordson.