Nordson Corporation is an American multinational corporation that designs and manufactures dispensing equipment for consumer and industrial adhesives, sealants and coatings. The company also manufactures equipment used in the testing and inspection of electronic components as well as technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes. The company is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, and has direct operations and sales-support offices in approximately 30 countries. In 2008, Nordsons assembly facility in Swainsboro, Georgia (with a staff of 67 employees) was the subject of a "Best Plants" profile by IndustryWeek magazine. Nordson EFD won the 2010 SMT Vision Award for its UltimusTM V High-precision Dispenser. Nordson ASYMTEK received an Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award in 2009. In 2012, it received a Northeast Ohio Success Award from Inside Business magazine.