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Donaldson Company Acquires Hy-Pro Filtration, Maker of Solutions for Filtering Hydraulic and Lubrication Fluids

05/01/2017

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI), a global leader in the filtration industry, today announced that it has acquired Hy-Pro Corporation. Hy-Pro designs and manufactures filtration systems and replacement filters for stationary hydraulic and industrial lubrication filtration applications.

“We are excited to support Hy-Pro’s dedicated team and valued customers,” said Tom Scalf, Donaldson’s senior vice president of Engine Products. “Hy-Pro’s application expertise and filtration products improve the reliability and cost-effectiveness of their customers’ systems, often by extending the life of critical equipment and expensive fluids. Hy-Pro will continue to grow its well-known brand of stationary hydraulic and lubrication systems by leveraging Donaldson’s filtration technology, global support and strength in mobile hydraulics.”

“Hy-Pro is an excellent addition to Donaldson’s global portfolio of filtration businesses,” said Tod Carpenter, president and chief executive officer of Donaldson. “Like Donaldson, Hy-Pro has demonstrated a commitment to product innovation and a high level of customer support to solve their customers’ filtration problems. We welcome Hy-Pro’s employees and customers, and we look forward to continuing to grow the Hy-Pro business with them.”

Hy-Pro, which was founded in 1986, is based in Anderson, Indiana, and has 110 employees. Hy-Pro generates annual revenue of approximately $25 million through sales of filtration systems and replacement parts for a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, metals processing and power generation.

Donaldson completed the acquisition of Hy-Pro on May 1, 2017. For more information about Donaldson, please visit the Investor Relations site at IR.Donaldson.com.

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About Donaldson Company

Founded in 1915, Donaldson Company is a global leader in the filtration industry with approximately 140 sales, manufacturing and distribution locations in 44 countries. Donaldson’s innovative filtration technologies improve people’s lives, enhance customers’ equipment performance and protect the environment. For more information, visit www.Donaldson.com.

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