Nordson Appoints Artemio Palos as Southwest Regional Sales Manager for XALOY Product Line

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NEW CASTLE, PA., U.S.A., July 11, 2014:  Artemio Palos has joined Nordson as Southwest regional sales manager for the XALOY product line, it was announced today by Rob Cook, manager of processor sales for the Americas.

Mr. Palos will be responsible for sales in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

“Nearly all of Art’s two decades of experience in sales of capital equipment has been focused on plastics machinery and components, including previous work for Nordson XALOY in both direct sales and representation,” said Mr. Cook. “In addition, his bilingual expertise will be a valuable resource for some of our customers in the Southwest.

Artemio Palos entered the plastics industry in 1996 as an international sales manager for Spirex Corporation, which XALOY purchased in 2009. Among subsequent positions, he was general manager at Palmex Group, LLC, which was a manufacturers representative for XALOY and other plastics companies; and Latin American sales manager for XALOY itself. He comes to Nordson XALOY from Witte Pumps & Technology, where he was Latin American sales manager. Nordson purchased XALOY in 2012.

Mr. Palos hold a Master of Science and Engineering degree in materials science and a BSc degree in Industrial Technology, both from the University of North Texas. Prior to college, he served as a boiler technician in the United States Navy.

He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.


Nordson XALOY, a part of Nordson Corporation’s Polymer Processing Systems product offering, is a leading manufacturer of components and melt delivery systems for injection molding and extrusion machinery, producing barrels, high performance screws, preassembled plasticating systems, heat transfer rolls, melt pumps, screen changers, pelletizers, and cleaning ovens, as well as offering advanced process testing and training services. The company draws on more than eight decades of engineering, materials, process, and application experience to develop solutions for optimizing processes, combating wear, boosting output, and improving quality. Nordson XALOY maintains sales and service offices in the United States, Thailand, Japan, China and Europe and a global network of service points and agents. Visit

Nordson Polymer Processing Systems provides customers with engineered components to melt, homogenize, dispense, and give shape to plastic and fluid coating materials. Nordson Corporation leverages the collective plastics industry experience from a series of strategic acquisitions to offer a uniquely broad portfolio of industry-leading technologies.  Nordson delivers a full range of precision melt stream products — from screws and barrels for extrusion and injection molding — to filtration systems, pumps, and valves — to the extrusion dies and pelletizing systems to meet the constantly evolving needs of the polymer industry. Nordson Corporation provides customers with local technical sales, service and remanufacturing capabilities through sales organizations and regional manufacturing facilities in over 30 countries.  To learn more visit us at

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