Gardner Denver, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets engineered industrial machinery and related parts and services primarily in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and Australia. The company operates in two segments, Industrial Products Group and Engineered Products Group. The Industrial Products Group segment offers rotary screw, reciprocating, and sliding vane air and gas compressors; positive displacement, centrifugal, and side channel blowers; and vacuum pumps for use in manufacturing, transportation and general industry, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and engineered system applications. This segment also markets and services complementary ancillary products. The Engineered Products Group segment designs, manufactures, markets, and services pumps, compressors, liquid ring vacuum pumps, water jetting and loading arm systems, and related aftermarket parts used in oil and natural gas well drilling, servicing, and production, as well as industrial, commercial, and transportation applications; and in industrial cleaning and maintenance. It also offers liquid ring vacuum pumps for various applications, such as gas removal, distillation, reacting, drying, lifting and handling, filters, priming, and vapor recovery principally in the pulp and paper, industrial manufacturing, petrochemical, and power industries. In addition, this segment designs, manufactures, markets, and services other fluid transfer components and equipment, including loading arms, swivel joints, storage tank equipment, dry- break couplers, and tank truck systems for the chemical, petroleum, and food industries. The company sells its products through independent distributors and sales representatives, as well as directly to OEMs, engineering firms, packagers, and end users. Gardner Denver, Inc. was founded in 1859 and is based in Wayne, Pennsylvania.