Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Colfax Corporation is a diversified global industrial manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers around the world under the Howden, ESAB and Colfax Fluid Handling brand names. Our business has been built through a series of acquisitions, as well as organic growth, since its founding in 1995. We seek to build an enduring premier global enterprise by applying the Colfax Business System (“CBS”) to pursue growth in revenues and improvements in operating margins and cash flow. Colfax began with a series of acquisitions in the fluid-handling and mechanical power transmission sectors, most notably those of IMO and Allweiler in 1997 and 1998, respectively. In 2004 we divested our mechanical power transmission operations and focused on fluid handling. ... More ...