SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Check the following box if a fee is being paid with this statement / /.
(A fee is not required only if the filing person: (1) has a previous statement
on file reporting beneficial ownership of more than five percent of the class
of securities described in Item 1; and (2) has filed no amendment subsequent
thereto reporting beneficial ownership of five percent or less of such class.)
(See Rule 13d-7.)
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CUSIP NO. 655663 10 2 Page 2 OF 5 Pages 1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSON S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON ERIC T. NORD 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) / / Not Applicable (b) / / 3 SEC USE ONLY 4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION United States 5 SOLE VOTING POWER: 1,089,897 Number of Shares 6 SHARED VOTING Beneficially POWER: 1,388,838 Owned By Each Reporting 7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE Person With POWER: 1,089,897 8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER: 1,388,838 9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON 2,478,735 10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES Not Applicable 11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9 13.20% 12 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON IN
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ITEM 1 (A). NAME OF ISSUER:
ITEM 1 (B). ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES:
ITEM 2 (A). NAME OF PERSON FILING:
ITEM 2 (B). ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE:
ITEM 2 (C). CITIZENSHIP:
ITEM 2 (D). TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES:
ITEM 2 (E). CUSIP NUMBER:
ITEM 4. OWNERSHIP:
ITEM 5. OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS:
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ITEM 6. OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON:
Eric T. Nord and his brother, Evan W. Nord, hold 1,022,780 of the Common Shares covered by this Schedule as testamentary trustees under the will of Walter G. Nord, the founder of Nordson Corporation. Eric T. Nord and Evan W. Nord are entitled for their lifetimes to receive the net income, and may receive discretionary distributions of principal, from 762,120 and 240,660 shares, respectively. Upon their deaths, each has a limited power of appointment over the trust property held for his benefit and, in default of appointment, the trust property would be apportioned among his lineal descendants and subsequently held in trust for their benefit. Eric T. Nord and Evan W. Nord may be deemed to have shared voting power and shared investment power with respect to all of these shares.
Eric T. Nord, Evan W. Nord and William D. Ginn hold 366,058 of the Common Shares covered by this Schedule as trustees of The Nord Family Foundation and may be deemed to have shared voting power and shared investment power with respect to all of these shares.
Eric T. Nord and William D. Ginn hold 20,000 of the Common Shares covered by this Schedule as trustees of the Eric and Jane Nord foundation and may be deemed to have shared voting power and shared investment power with respect to all of these shares.
ITEM 7. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARIES WHICH ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY:
ITEM 8. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP:
ITEM 9. NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP:
ITEM 10. CERTIFICATION:
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SIGNATURE: After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
/s/ Eric T. Nord -------------------------- Eric T. Nord February 2, 1994