Danaher Corporation Chief Executive Officer Comments on Outlook
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WASHINGTON

Danaher Corporation announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, H. Lawrence Culp, Jr., today affirmed the Company's previously given guidance range of $1.01 to $1.06 earnings per share for the 2004 second quarter and $4.15 to $4.30 earnings per share for the 2004 full year at the Merrill Lynch Global Industries Conference in London, England. Mr. Culp also communicated that the company's year over year revenue growth from existing operations for the month of April 2004 was consistent with growth rates experienced in the 2004 first quarter.

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

Statements in this presentation that are not strictly historical may be "forward-looking" statements, which involve risks and uncertainties. These include risks and uncertainties relating to customer and supplier relationships and prices, competition, market demand, litigation and other contingent liabilities, the integration and operation of acquired businesses, and economic, political, governmental and technological factors affecting the Company's operations, markets, products, services and prices, among others, as set forth in the Company's SEC filings.

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

CONTACT: Andy Wilson, VP - Investor Relations of Danaher Corporation,
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