Official Name: Danaher Corporation
Headquarters: Washington, DC, United States
CEO: Mr. Rainer M. Blair
USD as of April 1, 2022
Danaher Corporation is a diversified multinational company providing professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services. It is especially involved in the design, manufacturing, and commercialization of medical and laboratory instruments for medical diagnosis, as well as specialized equipment, consumables, and software for the biopharmaceutical, packaging, food and beverage, aerospace, microelectronics, water utilities, and general industrial sectors.
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Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Life Sciences, Diagnostics, and Environmental & Applied Solutions. The Life Sciences segment provides mass spectrometers; flow cytometry, genomics, lab automation, centrifugation, particle counting and characterization; microscopes; genomics consumables; and Gene and Cell Therapy. This segment also offers bioprocess technologies, consumables, and services; and filtration, separation, and purification technologies to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical, food and beverage, medical, and life sciences companies, as well as universities, medical schools and research institutions, and various industrial manufacturers. The Diagnostics segment provides chemistry, immunoassay, microbiology, and automation systems, as well as hematology, molecular, acute care, and pathology diagnostics products. This segment offers clinical instruments, reagents, consumables, software, and services for hospitals, physicians' offices, reference laboratories, and other critical care settings. The Environmental & Applied Solutions segment offers instrumentation, consumables, software, services, and disinfection systems to analyze, treat, and manage ultra-pure, potable, industrial, waste, ground, source, and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. This segment also provides instruments, software, services, and consumables for various color and appearance management, packaging design and quality management, packaging converting, printing, marking, coding, and traceability applications for consumer, pharmaceutical, and industrial products. The company was formerly known as Diversified Mortgage Investors, Inc. and changed its name to Danaher Corporation in 1984. Danaher Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.
Danaher Corporation is an American globally diversified conglomerate with its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The company designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services. The company's 3 platforms are "Life Sciences", "Diagnostics", and "Environmental & Applied Solutions". Danaher is ranked 130th on the Fortune 500 2021. The company is named after Danaher Creek in Western Montana. Founders Steven M. Rales and Mitchell Rales first conceptualized the company while fishing there. Danaher was one of the first companies in North America to adopt "Kaizen" principles to manufacturing, which is a lean manufacturing Japanese philosophy of continuous improvement, and elimination of waste.
Source: Wikipedia, retrieved on March 31, 2022, 8:57 p.m.
Founder(s): Steven M. Rales, Mitchell Rales
Steven M. Rales, Chairman of the Board Mitchell Rales, Chairman of the Executive Committee Rainer M. Blair, President & CEO Daniel L. Comas, Executive VP & CFO
Revenue: US$29.453 billion (2021)
Operating income: US$3.27 billion (2019)
Net income: US$2.49 billion (2017)
Total assets: US$46.65 billion (2017)
Total equity: US$26.37 billion (2017)