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Fortive Corporation
Traded asNYSEFTV
S&P 500 Component
HeadquartersEverett, Washington,
United States
Area served
Key people
James A. Lico
(President & CEO)
RevenueIncreaseUS $6.7 billion (2017)
Number of employees
26,000[1] (2017)
DivisionsProfessional Instrumentation,
Industrial Technologies
SubsidiariesFluke Corporation
Gems Sensors & Controls
Gilbarco Veeder-Root
Hengstler GmbH
Industrial Scientific Corporation
Jacobs Vehicle Systems
Matco Tools
Setra Systems

Fortive is a diversified industrial conglomerate company headquartered in Everett, Washington, United States. Fortive was spun off from Danaher in July 2016.[2] At the point of its independent incorporation, immediately became a component of the S&P 500.

Fortive controls over 20 businesses in the areas of field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.[3] In July 2018, Fortive announced it is buying a software firm named Accruent for about $2 billion. Accurent makes software to track real estate and facilities.[4]


  1. ^ "Fortive". Fortune. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "Danaher Completes Fortive Spin-Off, Trading to Begin Today". Retrieved November 10, 2017.
  3. ^ "About Fortive | Fortive". Retrieved November 13, 2017.
  4. ^ "Everett's Fortive scoops up software company for $2 billion". The Seattle Times. July 31, 2018. Retrieved August 1, 2018.

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