MatriX Technologies joins Advanced Technology Segment of Nordson Corporation

Acquisition of MatriX Technologies GmbH by Nordson Corporation with effect as of 01 September 2015

MatriX Technologies GmbH, a global manufacturer of automated X-ray inspection (AXI) equipment for industrial end markets worldwide announces that on 1st September 2015, Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) has acquired 100% of the shares of MatriX Technologies GmbH. Following this transaction, MatriX will join the Advanced Technology Segment of Nordson, which is also the home of existing Nordson DAGE (MXI) and YESTECH (AOI) test and inspection product lines. Terms of the deal and financial details of the business were not disclosed.

MatriX’ core expertise is in AXI for high speed in-line solutions for electronic production lines as well as a range of solutions for final assembly and test. Nordson DAGE is a market leader of mid- and high-end X- ray inspection and bond testing equipment. By combining both businesses and X-ray inspection product lines within Nordsons Advanced Technology Unit will create a leading provider of best in class solutions for both automated and manual X-Ray inspection and metrology in the electronics industry and for industrial applications, as well as for NDT inspection solutions for advanced materials and components based on X-ray and CT technology.

MatriX Managing Director Eckhard Sperschneider from MatriX said: “With the combination of DAGE’s and MatriX’ complementary X-ray inspection system product lines in the area of MXI and AXI, we can now offer our industrial customers a complete range of X-ray inspection system solutions for the entire product development and manufacturing cycle. Starting from high-resolution X-ray inspection equipment for Quality-Lab’s and R&D environments up to high-speed AXI in-line solutions for a 100% inspection of assembled PCB’s, critical components and complete modules in high-volume series production.”

MatriX Managing Director Marc Sperschneider from MatriX added: “We are looking forward to join the Nordson Test & Inspection Unit and to materialize the wide range of synergies especially in core X-ray technologies, joint R&D and new product development which will further strengthen our leading position in the AXI market.”

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