- Published on Thursday, 12 July 2012 08:43
- Written by Staff Reporter
JAPAN – Nordson Corporation has appointed Masaru Uchida as President of Nordson K.K (Japan) as of June 1st, 2012.
Uchida will continue to report to Nordson Corporate Vice President Greg Merk. Merk served as Nordson K.K President for the past two years since and will continue to serve in his role as Nordson Corporation's Vice President of the Pacific South Division and Japan and as Director of Nordson K.K.
“Since its establishment in 1969, Nordson K.K has served the Japanese market with application expertise and premier customer service. We are committed to continuous improvement and continuously seek to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction,” said Uchida.
“We are always ready to serve local market needs with our state-of-the-art system solutions in adhesive dispensing, industrial coating and advanced technology And, because of our global capabilities, we can also support our customers as they expand their business outside of Japan.”
Uchida joined Nordson K.K. in May 2008 as Director for Headquarters Administration with responsibility for finance, information systems, human resources and general affairs. Uchida assumed additional responsibilities as Representative Director in July 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology from the Chiba Institute of Technology.
Nordson revenues in Japan in during fiscal year 2011 were US$111 million, constituting 9% of Nordson’s total fiscal year 2011 revenues of US$1.2 billion.