New Partnership Will Expand Local Presence in Key Market

April 9, 2012 - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA- Value Plastics, a Nordson Company (Nasdaq: NDSN), announces that they have signed a new distributor, John Morris Scientific Pty Ltd (JMS), to strengthen their presence in Australia and New Zealand.

Value Plastics manufactures innovative, high-quality fluid fittings and other fluid management components used with the flexible tubing employed in many healthcare, biopharmaceutical, and industrial applications. After serving more than 100 Oceania companies directly from their factory in Colorado, Value Plastics is pleased to be able to provide these customers with local service from 12 JMS offices throughout the region.

As a stocking distributor, JMS will carry the complete line of Value Plastics products. In addition to local sales and technical support, benefits to customers in Australia and New Zealand will include shorter delivery times and the ability to purchase products in their local currencies.

According to Value Plastics Vice President Chuck Philipp: “Australia is a key market for medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies, coinciding with industries prevalent in our customer base. These businesses will be well-served by Value Plastics’ expansive fluid management product line, and we look forward to a long-lasting and mutually beneficial partnership with John Morris Scientific.”

“Reliable fluid transport is a core component of research, patient care, pharmaceutical production and manufacturing,” adds Andre Wyzenbeek, Director and General Manager of John Morris Scientific.  “Our company has always looked for ways to add value to our customers, and we are delighted to partner with Value Plastics to offer premium quality connectors and fittings for fluid management.”

Value Plastics, a Nordson Company, manufactures and markets an innovative line of fluid management components designed specifically for flexible tubing. Products include quick connect fittings, luer fittings, check valves, tube-to-tube fittings, threaded fittings and blood pressure monitoring components. Value Plastics products find global application in demanding healthcare OEM, research and specialty industrial applications.

Nordson Corporation delivers precision technology solutions that help customers increase throughput, productivity and up-time, enable new products and features, and decrease material usage. The company engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials, fluid management, testing and inspection, and UV curing and surface plasma 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, 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 at,, or

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