Gardner Denver, Inc. (Gardner Denver) designs, manufactures and markets engineered industrial machinery and related parts and services. The Company is a global manufacturer of engineered compressors and vacuum products for industrial applications. Stationary air compressors are used to pressurize gas, including air, in excess of 50 pounds per square inch gauge and are used in manufacturing, process applications and materials handling, and to power air tools and equipment. Blowers and liquid ring pumps compress gas, including air, up to 50 pounds per square inch gauge and are often used in vacuum applications. Blowers are used in pneumatic conveying, wastewater aeration and engineered vacuum systems. Liquid ring pumps are sold as part of an engineered package and are used in process applications, such as power generation, chemical processing and oil and gas refining. Effective July 30, 2013, KKR & Co LP acquired the entire interest of Gardner Denver Inc.