Danaher Corporation Comments On Outlook
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WASHINGTON

Danaher Corporation announced today that its Executive Vice President and CFO, Patrick W. Allender, and its Vice President of Investor Relations, Andy Wilson, will comment on the company's performance at the R.W. Baird 2004 Industrial Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The company will reconfirm earnings per share for the 2004 fourth quarter in the previously given guidance range of $.61 to $.66 and earnings per share for the 2004 full year in the previously given guidance range of $2.24 to $2.29.

The company's presentation will be webcast at 2:25 p.m. Eastern time (1:25 p.m. Central time) and may be accessed on Danaher's webpage at http://www.danaher.com/ .

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

   Please contact:
   Andy Wilson
   Vice President, Investor Relations
   Danaher Corporation
   2099 Pennsylvania Avenue
   Washington, D.C. 20006
   Telephone: (202) 828-0850
   Fax: (202) 828-0860

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

CONTACT: Andy Wilson, Vice President, Investor Relations of Danaher
Corporation, +1-202-828-0850, Fax: +1-202-828-0860