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IDEX Corporation

IDEX is a global fluidics leader serving high growth specialized markets. We are best known for our expertise in highly engineered fluidics systems and components, as well for our expertise in fire and safety products including the Jaws of Life® family of rescue and recovery tools.

Our products touch lives every day. Whether it's a life-saving rescue operation, dispensing fresh juice to a first grader or fueling aircraft, IDEX is a leader in creating enabling technology used in many of the most common everyday activities.


About IDEX

IDEX is organized in three business segments to optimize our market strategies, better serve our customers and provide a solid foundation for both organic and acquisitive growth.

IDEX portfolio:

IDEX Fluid & Metering Technologies systems are used in a wide variety of severe duty and/or highly precise fluid-handling applications around the world. Customized solutions range from diesel engine lubrication to food and beverage processing to the movement, measurement and dispense of fossil fuels, ethanol and other high value liquids and gases. With some of the most recognized brand names in positive displacement pumps, flow meters, compressors and injectors, IDEX is a supplier of choice within the rapidly growing infrastructure markets including alternative energy, oil & gas, water and wastewater.

Supporting rapid global growth in drug discovery, clinical diagnostics and medical technology advancements, our Health & Science employees design, produce and distribute small-scale, highly precise fluidics components and sub-assemblies used in analytical and diagnostics instruments, as well as a growing range of medical equipment and implantable devices. Within this segment, it's all about enabling increasingly small and precise sample sizes, more accurate analysis and quicker results for technicians and patients alike.

When seconds count, our Fire & Safety equipment matters most. Our highly engineered firefighting pumps and foam systems, as well as our Jaws of Life® extrication and recovery tools, are the preferred equipment of Fire & Safety professionals around the globe. Complementing the municipal fire and safety markets, our diversified products group engineers band clamping solutions found everywhere from corner traffic lights and signposts to subsea and marine applications. Our paint dispensing solutions are found at major home improvement stores and independent retailers across the United States and Europe, enabling consumers to obtain a perfect color match every time.


Health & Science Technologies

Precision engineered fluidics is the focus of IDEX's newest segment, Health & Science Technologies, which was formed to support and enable the tremendous growth in analytical instrumentation and the life sciences.

Within the fields of health and science, we are leveraging our capabilities in small-scale, highly accurate fluidic components and medical devices, as well as integrated systems and solutions to support the worldwide growth in pharmaceutical drug discovery and new applications in life sciences and diagnostic testing. Our specialty materials expertise enables the development of innovative medical devices and biocompatible, implantable devices that are critical to current developments in patient care. Likewise, our pneumatic and miniature precision-engineered pumps are fundamental technologies for medical and dental equipment and a range of other OEM commercial equipment. Product applications for this group also extend to semiconductor/electronics manufacturing, food and beverage processing, and transportation.


IDEX Health & Science Businesses

IDEX Health & Science
High precision, high performance pumps, injection valves, connective tubing, fittings, check valves, degassing systems, liquid-end assemblies, and flow cells used in configurations customized to the specifications of analytical, clinical diagnostics and biotechnology instrument manufacturers. High purity pumps, mixers, and deionized water heaters used in the semiconductor industry. Miniature, precision-engineered pump technologies, and vacuum pumps, compressors, air motors, blowers and other clean, quiet compressed-air solutions for medical, dental, environmental, food and beverage, agricultural, industrial, and a wide range of other end-market applications.

Specialty medical device development and manufacturing for implant and instrument applications, as well as machining, molding, extrusion, and assembly capabilities. Expertise in the molding and extruding of high performance, biocompatible materials, such as PEEK and other specialty plastics to meet the emerging medical market needs for products that range from orthopedic implants and ophthalmic tools to diagnostic devices and surgical instruments

IDEX Material Processing Technologies (Quadro Engineering/Fitzpatrick/Microfluidics)
With the ability to work with a wide variety of materials (solid, semi-solid and liquid) within our core competency markets of Pharmaceutical, Food, Cosmetic & Personal Care, Chemical and Mineral, IDEX Material Processing Technologies Inc. provides brand name process equipment and global support service solutions that meet our customers’ specific requirements. By manufacturing equipment that is technologically superior and optimized to meet the needs of every customer, we enable processors around the world to achieve consistent, repeatable results in

  • Size Reduction Solutions - Dry/Wet/Fine/Gentle Milling & Sieving
  • Agglomeration/Roll Compaction Solutions
  • Liquids Processing Solutions - Fluid Mixing/Dispersion/Emulsification
  • Material Conveying and Handling Solutions - Pneumatic Conveying & Security Screening Nano
  • Enabled Solutions - Size Reduction/Cell Disruption, PureNano (Bottom-Up Nano Particle Creation)

IDEX Optics & Photonics Platform (Advanced Thin Films / CVI Laser Optics / Melles Griot / Semrock / IDEX Optics & Photonics Marketplace)
The IDEX Optics & Photonics (IOP) family of best-in-class brands delivers premium products, engineered solutions and precision fabrication to scientific, commercial and industrial customers around the world. From custom components and subsystems to high-volume production, the IOP manufacturing and distribution platform integrates leading photonics technologies in advanced coatings, filters and laser optics for manufacturers of light-based instruments, tools and systems. With headquarters in Albuquerque, NM and facilities across North America, Europe and Asia, IOP drives state-of-the-art technical expertise and collaboration between its optical industry partners including Advanced Thin Films, CVI Laser Optics, Melles Griot, Semrock and the IDEX Optics & Photonics Marketplace.

Precision Polymer Engineering
Operates at the forefront of elastomer component design. Established for over 30 years, Precision Polymer Engineering manufactures and supplies high performance moulded rubber seals (elastomer seals) and rubber gaskets to various industries around the world.


Fluid & Metering Technologies

IDEX Fluid & Metering Technologies are precision engineered pumps, meters and systems that move, measure and dispense high value liquids, gases and solids.

Within the pump and flow metering world, we are recognized for our expertise in the precise handling of corrosive, abrasive, viscous, extreme temperature, fine particle and many other challenging applications. Our core capabilities support worldwide growth in the process industries, particularly the infrastructure-related markets like alternative fuels, chemical processing, and water treatment, as well as a growing range of highly precise sanitary applications within the pharmaceutical and food & beverage industries. With operations on six continents, we work continuously with our customers to develop the right applied solution to meet their specifications, anywhere in the world.


IDEX Fluid & Metering Businesses

(ADS Environmental Services/Hydra-Stop/Accusonic/IETG)

Flow monitoring hardware, software, and services for wastewater collections, treatment systems, hydro-electric, and other open and closed channel applications including ultrasonic Doppler technology, transit-time, and cross correlation. Water distribution services including leak detection, large diameter leak detection, water audits, district measurements, valve maintenance, asset assessment, and non-revenue water recovery. Line stopping, line tapping, and valve insertion equipment and contract services for under pressure installations without system shutdown.

Banjo Corporation
Valves, pipe fittings, flanges, centrifugal pumps, cam lever couplings, strainers, filters, Intermediate Bulk Container valves and tank accessories targeting a range of agricultural and industrial applications.

iPEK Spezial-TV
A leading provider of systems focused on infrastructure analysis, specifically waste water collection systems. iPEK, renowned for its quality and versatility, is a leading developer of remote controlled systems for infrastructure inspection.

Liquid Controls Group
(Corken/Faure Herman/Liquid Controls/ SAMPI/Sponsler/Toptech Systems)

Electronic registration and control systems; terminal automation software and electronics; mobile, point-of-sale data management systems; compressors; pumps and flow meters (positive displacement, turbine, ultrasonic, electromagnetic and coriolis mass) used in refined fuels, alternative fuels, liquefied petroleum gas, compressed & liquefied natural gas, aviation fuels, cryogenics, chemical and many other markets which require precision fluid-handling and metering.

Sanitary Group
(Quadro Engineering/ Wright Flow Technologies/Knight)
Fine milling, emulsification and special-handling equipment and integrated systems used on liquid and solid particulates for laboratory, pilot phase and production-scale processing within the pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical markets, as well as the food & beverage, personal care and fine chemicals markets. Circumferential piston, centrifugal, rotary lobe and air-operated diaphragm pumps and flow meters used in OEM equipment and process applications within the food & beverage, personal care, and pharmaceutical markets and a growing range of other sterile/sanitary applications.

OBL s.r.l.
Precision hydraulic and mechanical diaphragm metering pumps, plunger metering pumps, engineered system solutions, electronic controls and dispensing equipment used in a wide range of applications from municipal water and wastewater to the oil & gas markets to the pulp & paper industries and to food & beverage.

Precision diaphragm metering pumps, alloy and non-metallic gear pumps, centrifugal pumps, special purpose rotary pumps, peristaltic pumps, transfer pumps, engineered system solutions, electronic controls and dispensing equipment used in a wide range of applications from municipal water and wastewater to power generation to food & beverage to commercial laundry and dishwashing.

RICHTER Chemie-Technik
Global leading manufacturer of fluoroplastic lined corrosion-resistant magnetic drive and mechanical seal pumps, shut-off, control and safety valves for corrosive, hazardous, contaminated, pure and high-purity fluids. For demanding applications in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, in the semiconductor production, the petrochemical industry, metallurgy, pulp production, water desalination and treatment, food processing, environmental engineering and many other sectors.

Air-operated double diaphragm pumps constructed entirely of high purity, virgin fluoropolymers, such as PTFE, PP, and PFA, serving chemical delivery and wet processing applications where aggressive chemical transfer is present. Electric resistor quartz tubes with accurate controls and precise variability for heating ultra-pure water (deionized water) or aggressive chemicals.

Viking Pump
Rotary internal gear, external gear, vane and rotary lobe pumps; custom-engineered OEM pumps; strainers; gear reducers; engineered pump systems and related electronic controls for diverse application in industries ranging from chemical processing, alternative fuels, and paints & coatings to construction, transportation, renewable energy and many others.

Warren Rupp/Versa-Matic/Blagdon
Air-operated and natural gas-operated double diaphragm pumps, high-pressure pumps and accessories, DC-powered submersible pumps and after-market replacement parts used in chemical processing, food processing, industrial maintenance, paints & coatings, inks, sealants & adhesives, ceramics, oil & gas extraction, mining and numerous other industries.


Fire & Safety/Diversified Products

The Fire & Safety/Diversified Products business segment at IDEX includes a broad range of high-value, in-demand niche products serving discerning and geographically diverse end market customers.

Featuring a few well-known branded products like the Jaws of Life® and BAND-IT, FSD supports a wide array of industries and applications found in everyday life. The four segment components of FSD include: 1)Rescue, 2) Fire, 3) Fastening Systems and 4) Dispensing.


Fire & Safety/Diversified Products Businesses

Fire Suppression Group (Hale/Godiva/Class 1)
Truck-mounted and portable fire pumps; stainless steel valves; foam and compressed air foam systems; pump modules and pump kits; electronic controls and information systems; conventional and networked electrical systems and mechanical components for fire, rescue and specialty vehicle markets.

IDEX Rescue (HURST Jaws of Life, LUKAS, Dinglee, VETTER)
Hydraulic Rescue Tools (Jaws of Life), Hydraulic re-railing equipment, Hydraulic lifting & positioning devices for various industrial applications, Pneumatic Lifting Bags for Disaster Recover, Lifting Bags for Aircraft Recovery, Emergency Shoring Equipment.

Engineered band clamping systems: band and buckle, preformed and flat clamps and ties, and color-coated band and clamps, made from a variety of stainless steel and other corrosion-resistant materials; associated powered production and hand-installation tools; hose fittings; cable management and identification systems; and mounting systems for traffic and safety signs and signals.

Fast & Fluid Management
A complete range of manual and automatic precision dispensing and mixing systems, software and service solutions for custom formulations at point-of-use or point-of-sale applications in retail, in-plant and commercial environments.



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