Danaher Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

Danaher Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the regular quarterly dividend of $.015 per share (post-split basis) payable on October 29, 2004, to holders of record on September 24, 2004.

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

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

CONTACT: Andy Wilson, Vice President-Investor Relations, of Danaher
Corporation, +1-202-828-0850