Nordson completes acquisition of Avalon Laboratories Nordson Corporation today announced it has completed the acquisition of Los Angeles, California based Avalon Laboratories Holding Corp., a designer and manufacturer of highly specialized catheters and medical tubing products for cardiology, pulmonology and related applications. The completion of the transaction follows Nordson’s August 4, 2014 announcement that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Avalon. Nordson management will provide additional details regarding the acquisition during its previously announced third quarter results webcast, scheduled for 8:30 a.m. ET, Friday, August 22. Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for precision dispensing of adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials, fluids and other materials, plastic extrusion and injection molding, electronics testing and inspecting, and surface preparation, all supported by application expertise and direct global sales and service.