MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gardner Denver Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GDI), a leading global provider of mission-critical flow control and compression equipment, announced that the company was added to the Russell 1000® Index as a result of its annual Russell index reconstitution that occurred on June 23, 2017. The Russell 1000® Index measures the performance of the top 1,000 largest US-traded stocks based on market capitalization with membership remaining in place for at least one year as well as inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes.
“We are excited to be added to the Russell 1000 Index and recognized amongst some of the largest and most respected companies in the U.S.,” said Vicente Reynal, Gardner Denver’s Chief Executive Officer. “This achievement speaks to the Gardner Denver strategy of being a premier Industrial manufacturer of equipment and associated aftermarket and delivering consistent profitable growth for our shareholders. On behalf of our entire board of directors and approximately 6,100 employees around the globe, we are honored by this distinction.”
About Gardner Denver
Gardner Denver (NYSE: GDI) is a leading global provider of mission-critical flow control and compression equipment and associated aftermarket parts, consumables and services, which it sells across multiple attractive end-markets within the industrial, energy and medical industries. Its broad and complete range of compressor, pump, vacuum and blower products and services, along with its application expertise and over 155 years of engineering heritage, allows Gardner Denver to provide differentiated product and service offerings for its customers' specific uses. Gardner Denver supports its customers through its global geographic footprint of 37 key manufacturing facilities, more than 30 complementary service and repair centers across six continents, and approximately 6,100 employees world-wide. For more news and information on Gardner Denver, please visit www.gardnerdenver.com.
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