|Traded as||NYSE: CFX|
|Headquarters||Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States|
Number of employees
Colfax Corporation is an American industrial corporation headquartered in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, indexed on the NYSE. Originally it was founded as a spinoff out of American Industrial conglomerate the Danaher Corporation. Colfax Corp. acquired British Charter International PLC which in turn owned Swedish ESAB (8 500 employees worldwide, 2012) in 2011. Both companies have since been wholly owned by Colfax. Further Colfax also acquired Allweiler (2 100 employees worldwide, 2011 )
In the 1st quarter of 2008, it net profit was $6.8 million.
The revenue of the company for 2012 was 3 billion USD.
In July 2015, Matthew Trerotola was appointed CEO. In the 7 months following, the stock price fell by 40%, and Trerotola was awarded a $9m bonus. 
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