IDEX Corporation manufactures and sells various pumps, flow meters, other fluidics systems and components, and engineered products worldwide. The company's Fluid & Metering Technologies segment offers positive displacement pumps, flow meters, injectors, and other fluid-handling pump modules and systems, as well as provides flow monitoring and other services for the water and wastewater industries. This segment serves industrial infrastructure, chemical processing, agricultural, food and beverage, pulp and paper, transportation, plastics and resins, electronics and electrical, construction and mining, pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical, and machinery markets. Its Health & Science Technologies segment offers precision fluidics, rotary lobe pumps, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, roll compaction, and drying systems for beverage, food processing, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic applications; pneumatic components and sealing solutions for analytical instrumentation, clinical diagnostics, and drug discovery; biocompatible medical devices and implantables; air compressors for medical, dental, and industrial applications; optical components and coatings for scientific research, defense, aerospace, telecommunications, and electronics manufacturing markets; laboratory and commercial equipment for production of micro and nano scale materials; precision photonic solutions for life sciences, research, and defense markets; and precision gear and peristaltic pump technologies. The company's Dispensing Equipment segment produces precision equipment for dispensing, metering, and mixing colorants and paints for use in various retail and commercial businesses. Its Fire & Safety/Diversified Products segment produces firefighting pumps and controls, rescue tools, lifting bags, and other components and systems for the fire and rescue industry, and engineered stainless steel banding and clamping devices. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.