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2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Suite 800W

Washington, DC 20037

United States

Phone: 202-828-0850

Fax: 202-828-0860

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures and markets professional, medical, industrial and commercial products and services. Segments The company’s business consists of five segments: Test & Measurement; Environmental; Life Sciences & Diagnostics; Dental; and Industrial Technologies. TEST & MEASUREMENT The Test & Measurement segment is a provider of electronic measurement instruments, professional test tools, thermal imaging and calibration equipment used in electrical, industrial, electronic and calibration applications. The company offers test, measurement and monitoring products that are used in electronic design, manufacturing and advanced technology development; network monitoring, management and optimization tools; and security solutions for communications and enterprise networks. Customers for these products and services include manufacturers of electronic instruments; service, installation and maintenance professionals; manufacturers who design, develop, manufacture and deploy network equipment; and service providers who implement, maintain and manage communications networks and services. This segment consists of the following lines of business: Instruments Professional Test Tools: The company’s instruments business designs, manufactures, and markets various professional test tools, thermal imaging, and calibration equipment for electrical, industrial, electronic, and calibration applications. These test products measure voltage, current, resistance, power quality, frequency, pressure, temperature, and air quality. Typical users of these products include electrical engineers, electricians, electronic technicians, medical technicians, and industrial maintenance professionals. General Purpose Test Instruments: The company’s instruments business also offers general purpose test products and video test, measurement, and monitoring products used in electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development. This business’ general purpose test products, including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, signal sources, and spectrum analyzers, are used to capture, display, and analyze streams of electrical data. The company sells these products into various industries with electronic content, including the communications, computer, consumer electronics, education, military/aerospace, and semiconductor industries. Typical users of these products include research and development engineers who use its general purpose test products to design, de-bug, monitor, and validate the function and performance of electronic components, subassemblies, and end-products. The company’s video test products include waveform monitors, video signal generators, compressed digital video test products, and other test and measurement equipment used to improve a viewer’s video experience. Typical users of these products include video equipment manufacturers, content developers, and traditional television broadcasters. Products in this business are marketed under the AMPROBE, FLUKE, FLUKE BIOMEDICAL, KEITHLEY, MAXTEK and TEKTRONIX brands. Communications The company’s communications business offers network management solutions, handheld and fixed diagnostic equipment and security solutions, as well as related installation and maintenance services, for a range of private network applications, as well as fixed and mobile communications networks. The company’s network management tools help network operators manage network performance and optimize the utilization, uptime, and service quality of the network. Typical users of this business’ products include network engineers, installers, operators, and technicians. Products in this business are marketed under the AIRMAGNET, ARBOR NETWORKS, FLUKE NETWORKS, TEKTRONIX COMMUNICATIONS and VSS MONITORING brands. Other Businesses Matco Tools manufactures and distributes professional tools, toolboxes, and automotive maintenance equipment through independent mobile distributors, who sell primarily to professional mechanics under the MATCO brand. Hennessy Industries is a North American full-line wheel service equipment manufacturer, providing brake lathes, vehicle


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