THE CORPORATE LIBRARY

Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Nordson Corporation (NDSN)

1/20/2006 Proxy Information

William P. Madar served as Chairman of Nordson Corporation from October 1997 through March 2004 and was Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from August 1996 to October 1997.

Mr. Campbell, Chairman of the Board of Directors and chief executive officer, is also a director of KeyCorp. KeyCorp and the Company have a longstanding relationship since 1954. KeyCorp currently acts as agent for the Company’s 2004 $200 million Revolving Credit Facility. KeyCorp also serves the Company’s cash management activities and acts as trustee for several trusts managed by the Company.

1/21/2005 Proxy Information

Mr. Madar served as Chairman of Nordson Corporation from October 1997 through March 2004 and was Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from August 1996 to October 1997.

1/30/2004 Proxy Information

Eric Nord is Dr. David W. Ignat's uncle.