Nordson Names New General Manager for Extrusion and Coating Dies
Nordson Corporation, Chippewa Fall, WI/USA has promoted Ken Forden to be general manager of the extrusion and coating die business within the company’s polymer processing product line. Mr. Forden will have worldwide responsibility for the EDI, Verbruggen, and Premier product brands. Andrei Stapinoiu, previously the global director of this business, has been promoted to the position of managing director, Europe/Middle East/Africa, for the Nordson EFD division.
Prior to taking on this new role, Ken Forden served as vice president and general manager of Nordson EFD, a leading supplier of precision fluid dispensing systems. He entered the polymer industry in 1987 as a business development manager with Borg Warner Chemicals. Following the acquisition of Borg Warner Chemicals by General Electric in 1988, he spent 19 years in management positions with GE Plastics. Subsequently he worked for six years with Johns-Manville before joining Nordson EFD in 2012.
Would you like to subscribe to our Newsletters on plastics technology and profit from the latest information?
Looking for a new challenge? Check out our jobs market!
Patents encourage innovation: Stay on the ball with the latest innovations in the plastics industry in our patents section.