Gardner Denver manufactures blowers, air compressors, petroleum pumps, water jetting pumps and accessories, fluid transfer equipment and liquid ring pumps for various industrial and transportation applications throughout the world. It serves customers in the environmental sector, services sector, industrial sector and energy sector. The company was founded in 1993 as a spin-off from Cooper Industries. Gardner Denver has corporate headquarters and a manufacturing facility in Quincy, Ill. It also has manufacturing and service divisions throughout the United States, Europe, China and Canada. Its shares are traded publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GDI.