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Asymtek Honored with SMT China Vision Award and EM Asia Innovation Award at NEPCON China 2009


DJ-9500 Fluid Jetting Valve and SV-100 Solder Paste Slider Valve Win in Dispensing Equipment Categories

Carlsbad, CA - April 27, 2009 - Asymtek, a Nordson company and leader in dispensing, coating, and jetting technologies, announces it has received two prestigious awards during NEPCON China 2009. Asymtek's DispenseJet® DJ-9500 fluid jetting valve won the SMT China VISION Award, while Asymtek's SV-100 high-speed slider valve received the EM Asia Innovation Award. The DJ-9500 has a flexible pneumatic design that can jet a wide variety of fluids up to 10 times faster than existing needle type dispensers, even with abrasive fluids. The SV-100 dispense valve uses slider valve technology to dispense paste-type fluids that contain metal additives. It is up to 20% faster than standard auger valves with needles. The speed and accuracy of the SV-100 makes it cost-effective for a range of production requirements.

The SMT China VISION Award honors achievements in China's electronics manufacturing industry. Selection of the winners is based on 10 criteria: creativeness and innovativeness, performance, reliability, cost effectiveness, ease-of-use, flexibility, compatibility, quality contributions, environmental responsibility, and maintainability/reparability and service. The VISION Award presentation ceremony was held on April 21, 2009 in the Shanghai Everbright International Hotel, Shanghai, China.

The EM Asia Innovation Award recognizes, rewards, and celebrates excellence in the Asian electronics industry. The 2009 EM Asia awards were presented to companies that have achieved the highest standards for their products. An independent panel of industry experts judged entrants on innovation and achievement and in setting challenging objectives. Also held at the Shanghai Everbright International Hotel, the award was presented on April 22, 2009.

"We are honored to receive these two awards," said Frank Wang, Asymtek's general manager, Greater China. "Asymtek has been recognized as the leader in dispensing and coating innovation and technology for over 25 years. We have grown with our customers to develop equipment and processes to enable them to produce many of the products we rely on today. We will continue to serve our customers throughout Asia and China with quality products and provide the very best service and support. We thank SMT China and EM Asia for these awards."

SMT China is the magazine for professionals in China's electronic manufacturing industry. Its mission is to provide information on solutions to help engineers solve problems in PCB assembly; to provide information on the latest technologies, methodologies, tools, and materials used; and to provide analysis of industry trends.

Electronics Manufacturing (EM) Asia is the primary source of information for industry professionals who design, assemble and test printed circuit board (PCB) assemblies in Asia. It is the premier publication in the region targeted at contract manufacturers (EMS/ ODMs), OEMs, and at vendors, suppliers and distributors who want to remain informed on the latest developments and technologies in the SMT and electronic packaging/interconnect industries.

About Asymtek

Asymtek®, a world leader in precision automated fluid dispensing, conformal coating, and jetting technologies, designs and manufactures a full line of dispensing and coating systems, supported by a global applications and service network. Recognized for its innovative equipment and excellent service, Asymtek continues to offer advanced dispensing solutions for a range of precision assembly processes. These include semiconductor packaging, printed circuit boards, LEDs, flat panel displays, medical and biotechnical devices, and solar and photovoltaic products. Asymtek is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company and has received numerous awards for its service excellence and product innovations. For more information, visit www.asymtek.com.

About Nordson

Nordson Corporation is one of the world's leading producers of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants, and coatings to a broad range of consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations. The company also manufactures equipment used in the testing and inspection of electronic components as well as technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes. Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Nordson has more than 4,100 employees worldwide, and direct operations and sales support offices in 32 countries. For more information, visit www.nordson.com.

For more information contact:

Asymtek Headquarters:

Roberta Foster-Smith

Asymtek, A Nordson Company

Tel: +1 760 431 1919

Email: rfsmith@asymtek.com

Agency Contact:

Andrea Roberts

AR Marketing Inc.

Phone: 858-451-8666

Fax: 858-683-2083

Email: Andrea@ARMarketingInc.com

International Offices:

Headquarters:

2762 Loker Ave. West,

Carlsbad CA 92010

USA.

Tel: +1 760 431 1919

www.asymtek.com

China: +86 21 3866 9166 www.asymtek.com.cn

Europe: +31 43 352 4466

India: +91 44 4353 9024

Japan: +81 3 5762 2801 www.asymtek.com/jp

Korea: +82 31 765 8337 www.asymtek.com/kr

Southeast Asia: +65 6796 9514

Taiwan: +886 2 2902 1860

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