Microfluidics designs and manufactures laboratory and commercial equipment used in the production of micro and nano scale materials for the pharmaceutical and chemical markets. Microfluidics produces the Microfluidizer family of high shear fluid processors for uniform particle size reduction, robust cell disruption and nanoparticle creation.
 
Headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, Microfluidics had revenues of US$16 million in 2009.
 
Once the acquisition is complete, Microfluidics will operate as a stand-alone business within the Idex Fluid and Metering segment.