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NORDSON CORP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

February 27, 2014

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.



Nordson Corporation (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on February 25, 2014 (the "2014 Annual Meeting"). Of the 64,300,002 shares outstanding and entitled to vote, 92.62% (59,560,026 shares) were represented, constituting a quorum. The final results for each of the matters submitted to a vote of shareholders at the 2014 Annual Meeting are as follows:

The Company's shareholders elected Messrs. Keithley and Merriman and Ms. Puma as directors to serve until the 2017 Annual Meeting. The votes were cast as follows:

Directors For Withheld Broker Non-Votes Mr. Joseph P. Keithley 55,933,710 522,405 3,103,911 Mr. Michael J. Merriman, Jr. 56,057,691 398,424 3,103,911 Ms. Mary G. Puma 55,917,832 538,283 3,103,911



The Company's shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending October 31, 2014. The votes were cast as follows:

For Against Abstain 58,973,959 498,634 87,433



The Company's shareholders approved, on a non-binding basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers as described in the Compensation Discussion and Analysis and the accompanying tabular and narrative disclosure included in the Company's Proxy Statement for the 2014 Annual Meeting. The votes were cast as follows:

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 55,272,170 962,312 221,633 3,103,911



The Company will hold the advisory vote on compensation annually until the next required vote on the frequency of shareholder votes on the compensation of executives. The Company is required to hold votes on frequency every six years.

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