Stock Symbol: DHR
2099 Pennsylvania Avenue
Danaher Corporation Industry:
Scientific & Technical Instr.
Danaher Corporation Description:
Danaher is a leading U.S.-based manufacturer with a worldwide workforce of approximately 37,000. The company generated revenues totaling 6.8 billion (US) in the 2004 fiscal year, almost half of which was generated outside the U.S.A. With leading businesses in Professional Instrumentation, Industrial Technologies, and Tools & Components, Danaher makes long-term investments in established and internationally active industrial enterprises.
Danaher Corporation Financial Summary:
For the nine months ended 30 September 2005, Danaher Corporation's revenue increased 17% to $5.72B. Net income increased 22% to $646.1M. Revenue reflect increase in sales from professional instrumentation & industrial technologies segments. Net income also reflects increase in interest income and decrease in interest expenses. Danaher Corp. is a leading manufacturer of professional instrumentation, industrial technologies and tools & components.
Danaher Corporation Business Summary:
Danaher Corporation (Danaher) is engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of industrial and consumer products. The Company operates in three business segments: Professional Instrumentation, Industrial Technologies, and Tools and Components. Businesses in the Professional Instrumentation segment offer professional and technical customers various products and services that are used in connection with the performance of their work. Businesses in the Industrial Technologies segment manufacture products and sub-systems that are typically incorporated by original equipment manufacturers into various end products and systems, as well by customers and systems integrators into production and packaging lines. As of December 31, 2004, the Tools and Components segment encompassed one line of strategic business and four focused niche businesses. In November 2004, Danaher acquired Trojan Technologies Inc. In January 2005, Danaher acquired Linx Printing Technologies PLC.