IDEX Corporation Completes Acquisition of Abel Pumps, L.P.
March 11, 2021
IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) today completed its previously announced acquisition of Abel Pumps, L.P., and certain of its affiliates (ABEL) from Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI).
ABEL designs and manufactures highly engineered reciprocating positive displacement pumps for a variety of end markets, including mining, marine, power, water, wastewater and other general industries. The company’s diaphragm and high-pressure piston pumps serve harsh, demanding applications involving abrasive or corrosive substances and fluids with high solids content.
“We welcome ABEL and its employees worldwide to the IDEX family of businesses. We look forward to their expertise complementing the longstanding strength IDEX has in pump and valve manufacturing,” IDEX Chief Executive Officer and President Eric Ashleman said. “As part of our great team, together we will further expand our abilities to solve customers’ toughest fluidics challenges.”
ABEL’s administration office and manufacturing plant are in Büchen, Germany, with sales and service locations in Madrid and Pittsburgh. ABEL joins IDEX’s Fluid and Metering Technologies segment.