NORDSON CORPORATION (NASDAQ:NDSN) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

NORDSON CORPORATION (NASDAQ:NDSN) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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Item5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Nordson Corporation (the Company) held its annual meeting of
shareholders on February28, 2017 (the 2017 Annual Meeting). Of
the 57,440,352 shares outstanding and entitled to vote, 90.56%
(52,018,538 shares) were represented, constituting a quorum. The
final voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a
vote of security holders at the 2017 Annual Meeting are set forth

Proposal 1 resulted in approval of the
election of Joseph P. Keithley, Michael J. Merriman, Jr., and
Mary G. Puma to the board of directors, each to serve until the
2020 annual meeting of shareholders and until his or her
successor is duly elected and qualified or until their earlier
death, resignation or removal.

Votes For VotesWithheld BrokerNon-Votes

Joseph P. Keithley

48,023,356 423,151 3,572,031

Michael J. Merriman, Jr.

48,049,380 397,127 3,572,031

Mary G. Puma

48,012,778 433,729 3,572,031

Proposal 2 resulted in 99.63% of the
votes cast (not including abstentions), approving the
ratification of the appointment of Ernst Young LLP as the
Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the
fiscal year ending October31, 2017.




51,703,416 193,213 121,909

Proposal 3 resulted in 98.11% of the
votes cast (not including abstentions) approving, by a
advisory vote, our executive compensation.




Broker Non-Votes

47,451,049 914,742 80,716 3,572,031

resulted in 90.76% of the votes cast (not
including abstentions) recommending, by a non-binding advisory vote,
that the frequency of the advisory vote on executive compensation
be held annually.





43,878,061 419,163 4,046,553 102,730

Considering the overwhelming
preference for an annual vote, the Board of Directors resolved to
have the Company conduct an advisory vote on compensation
annually until the next required vote on the frequency of the
advisory vote on executive compensation. The Company is required
to hold votes on frequency every six years.


Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used to dispense, apply and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids, to test and inspect for quality, and to treat and cure surfaces. The Company’s segments include Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems and Industrial Coating Systems. The Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment delivers its precision dispensing and processing technology to various markets. The Advanced Technology Systems segment integrates its product technologies found in progressive stages of a customer’s production process, such as surface treatment, precisely controlled automated, and post-dispense bond testing, optical inspection and X-ray inspection. The Industrial Coating Systems segment provides equipment used primarily for applying coatings, paint, finishes, sealants and other materials, and for curing and drying of dispensed material.


NORDSON CORPORATION (NASDAQ:NDSN) closed its last trading session up +4.67 at 124.71 with 342,412 shares trading hands.

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