IDEX Corporation, based in Lake Forest, Illinois, is a publicly traded company engaged in the development, design, and manufacture of fluidics systems and specialty engineered products. IDEX Corporation's products, which include pumps, clamping systems, flow meters, optical filters, powder processing equipment, hydraulic rescue tools, and fire suppression equipment, are used in a variety of industries ranging from agriculture to semiconductor manufacturing. It was formed when Kohlberg Kravis Roberts purchased several divisions of Houdaille Industries, which had recently been sold by KKR to Tube Instruments. TI retained the John Crane seals business. [2]

The company's name is an acronym of "Innovation, Diversity, and Excellence."

Business units include:

  • Fluid & Metering Technologies
  • Health & Science Technologies
  • Dispensing Equipment
  • Fire & Safety / Diversified Products


  1. ^ http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/iex/financials
  2. ^ Holland, Max (2002). From Industry to Alchemy: Burgmaster, a Machine Tool Company. Beard Books. ISBN 978-1-58798-153-1. 

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