Ten Companies form IDEX Health & Science to Provide Highly Precise, Small-Scale Fluidics Solutions
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Press release date: July 27, 2007
July 27, 2007
Northbrook, IL, USA, (Date) --In its annual report for the year 2006, IDEX Corporation, a publicly traded company with more than $1 billion in sales of highly engineered fluidics components and sub-systems, formally designated ten businesses acquired since 1995 as its new Health & Science Technologies segment.
"Each of the Health & Science companies is a leader in a particular fluidics technology or technologies," commented Robert K. Brinley, president of the newly formed segment. "Each brings both the complementary technology and functional excellence needed to support small-scale applied fluidics solutions in rapidly growing markets. Current applications range from analytical instrumentation, clinical diagnostics, medical equipment and implantable devices to food & beverage processing, microelectronics and transportation."
The companies comprising IDEX Health & Science, along with their core technologies, include:
o Eastern Plastics (Bristol, Connecticut, USA): manifolds and high-precision machined components;
o Gast Manufacturing (Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA): vacuum pumps and compressors;
o Ismatec (Glattbrugg, Switzerland): peristaltic pumps;
o Jun-Air (Norresundby, Denmark): ultra-quiet, clean-air compressors;
o Micropump (Vancouver, Washington, USA): gear and micro-annular gear pumps;
o Rheodyne (Rohnert Park, California, USA): high- and low-pressure valves;
o Sapphire Engineering (Pocasset, Massachusetts, USA): precision dispense pumps, components, and flow cells;
o Systec (New Brighton, Minnesota, USA): degassers and debubblers;
o Trebor International (West Jordan, Utah, USA): air-operated, double-diaphragm pumps; and
o Upchurch Scientific (Oak Harbor, Washington, USA): fittings and tubing
"Our mission within IDEX Health & Science is to support our customers' growth through the design, production, and distribution of a wide range of high quality, highly precise components and subassemblies," said Joseph E. Stupfel, Vice President of Marketing for IDEX Health & Science, "Our fluidics and gas management systems and precision components are the key enabling technologies within a variety of custom applications around the world."
In 2006, through sales teams in North America, Europe, Asia, India, and Australia and distributors around the globe, nearly 40 percent of Health & Science sales occurred outside the U.S. Manufacturing facilities are located in the U.S., Europe, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, and China.
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