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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 22, 2021
NORDSON CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Ohio000-0797734-0590250
(State or Other
Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
28601 Clemens Road
WestlakeOhio 44145
(Address of Principal Executive
Offices, including Zip Code)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: 440-892-1580
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading Symbol(s)Name of Each Exchange
On Which Registered
Common Shares, without par valueNDSNNasdaq Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933(§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 



Item 2.02.    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 22, 2021, Nordson Corporation issued a press release relating to its results of operations for the first quarter of fiscal 2021.  A copy is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.(d) Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Press release of Nordson Corporation dated February 22, 2021.
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SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
NORDSON CORPORATION
Date:
February 22, 2021
By: /s/ Joseph P. Kelley
Joseph P. Kelley
Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer