Plastic film extrusion: Die manufacturer Verbruggen acquired by Nordon


Publicly traded Nordon Corp., best known in the plastics industry for the equipment it manufactures for dispensing of adhesives, paints and coatings, has made a move into a new field, flexible plastics, with its agreement to acquire flat extrusion die manufacturer Verbruggen.

Verbruggen (Constructiewerkhuizen G. Verbruggen NV; Temse, Belgium) expects to realize sales of about €8 million (about $11.6 million) in its current fiscal year. The die manufacturer employs about 40 and, post-acquisition, will operate as part of Nordson's adhesive dispensing systems business unit. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed....
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