Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq:NDSN) today announced that its board of directors declared a first quarter 2018 cash dividend in the amount of $0.30 per common share, payable on January 2, 2018 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 19, 2017. This amount equals the $0.30 per common share dividend paid in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017. 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. These products are 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, 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 on the web at http://www.nordson.com, @Nordson_Corp, or www.facebook.com/nordson.