IDEX Employees Close Black History Month by Reading “I Have a Dream”

Company News
February 26, 2021

On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., Martin Luther King, Jr., a Baptist minister who advocated the use of nonviolent means to end racial segregation, delivered his famous “I Have A Dream” speech on August 28, 1963.

In a new video to close Black History Month, IDEX team members (and their children) read excerpts of MLK Jr.’s speech.

Upgraded PulsaPro, Eclipse Pumps Certified for Health & Safety

Company News
February 17, 2021

Pulsafeeder EPO In Rochester, New York, recently received a Gold Seal Certificate from the Water Quality Association (WQA) for meeting requirements in positive health effects and low lead content. The certificate signifies that Pulsafeeder equipment used to inject chemicals into water and wastewater treatment, use materials that do not leach additional chemicals into the water or environment.

Several Eclipse Rotary Gear pumps, which  are used to dose precise amounts of as sodium hypochlorite and sodium hydroxide , are certified to help process and disinfect drinking water in the North American municipal water industry.

Additionally, three models from the recently-upgraded PulsaPro series of Hydraulically Actuated Diaphragm Pumps are now also certified. Upgraded in May 2020, PulsaPro Pumps feature “Hypo Valve technology” to manage off-gassing in dosing applications. The added feature helps users avoid common issues such as vapor-lock, which lead to reduced capacity and inaccurate chemical dosing, while also preventing unnecessary maintenance work.

To view the certificate, click here

The Water Quality Association (WQA) is a not-for-profit association for the residential commercial, and industrial water treatment industry. WQA primarily represents the sector of the water treatment industry devoted to treating water on the homeowner’s or business-owner’s property and represents more than 2,500 member companies around the globe.

IDEX Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

News Release
February 3, 2021

NORTHBROOK, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 3, 2021– IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX) today announced its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2020.

2020 Highlights

  • Full year EPS of $4.94; adjusted EPS of $5.19
  • Full year cash from operations of $569 million, up 8 percent, resulting in record full year free cash flow of $518 million, up 9 percent
  • Record fourth quarter orders of $679 million were up 10 percent overall and 7 percent organically
  • Fourth quarter EPS of $1.32; adjusted EPS of $1.37
  • Announced the acquisition of Abel Pumps, L.P. and certain of its affiliates in January 2021


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Melissa Flores Named IDEX Chief Human Resources Officer

Company News
February 2, 2021

IDEX Corporation CEO and President Eric Ashleman has promoted Melissa Flores to Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). In her new role, Flores now leads the global human resources function for more than 7,000 IDEX employees worldwide. She joins the IDEX Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly to Ashleman.

“No element of the IDEX Difference means more to our success than Great Teams, reinforced by our culture and values. With that in mind, I have been considering the future of Human Resources leadership as we define the next chapters in our story,” Ashleman said. “Having worked with her for years, I have great confidence that Melissa is the leader we need to continue our successful journey. She’s well known across the organization, extremely credible and has a ton of potential for future growth.”

In more than a decade with IDEX, Flores has made a significant impact elevating teams and talent across the company. She was the driving force behind the the IDEX Academy for professional development, embedding learning as a key component of culture. She also drove the introduction of simple and impactful global talent processes aimed at elevating the performance of our organization. She also helped develop the IDEX Values the company knows today – Trust, Team and Excellence.

Flores has held a variety of HR leadership roles across IDEX, including leading several enterprise-wide processes and initiatives. She also served as a Group Vice President of HR for the dosing & water businesses (iPEK, ADS, Knight, Trebor, OBL, Pulsafeeder EPO and SPO), Global Dispensing, our valve businesses (Richter, Aegis and Alfa Valvole), and Micropump. Prior to IDEX, she worked in talent acquisition as a Senior Recruiter, Team Leader and Client Relationship Manager.

IDEX Corporation Appoints Lakecia N. Gunter to Board of Directors

Company News
February 1, 2021

IDEX Corporation today announced the appointment of Lakecia N. Gunter to the company’s Board of Directors.  The appointment of Ms. Gunter, effective immediately, increases the size of the board from 10 to 11 directors. She will serve on the board’s Compensation Committee.

Gunter currently serves as Vice President and General Manager of IoT (Internet of Things) Global and Strategic Engagement at Microsoft Corporation. She will bring a new level of technology and digital innovation expertise to the IDEX board.

“As we continue navigating further digitalization of our product and service offerings, including the select strategic incorporation of IoT technology, we look forward to the experienced guidance Lakecia will provide,” IDEX Chief Executive Officer and President Eric D. Ashleman said. “Innovation is literally the first initial in our name and continuing on that path today increasingly involves the intersection of new digital technologies with our highly engineered industrial products.”

“Lakecia’s strong business acumen, leadership development skills, strategic insights and customer orientation will expand the breadth of our board’s expertise. She’s a welcome addition who I’m confident will help propel IDEX forward,” Ashleman said.

To read the full announcement, click here

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