Danaher Corporation Acquires Special Devices, Inc. Aerospace Division
PRNewswire
WASHINGTON

Danaher Corporation announced today that it has acquired the Aerospace division of Special Devices, Inc. Revenues of the Aerospace division were approximately $20 million in 2000. Additional terms of the sale were not disclosed.

The Special Devices, Inc. Aerospace division is a leader in pyrotechnic initiators, safe-and-arm, and arm-fire devices. The business complements Danaher's Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Co., located in Chandler, AZ., a leader in the design, development, qualification, and production of pyrotechnic and propellant actuated devices.

Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Process/Environmental Controls and Tools and Components (http://www.danaher.com/ ).

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SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

Contact: Patrick W. Allender, Chief Financial Officer, of Danaher
Corporation, 202-828-0850