Colfax Corp. is an industrial manufacturing and engineering company, which engages in the provision of gas and fluid handling; and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers. The firm operates its business through the following segments Air and Gas Handling; and Fabrication Technology. The Air and Gas Handling segment includes pumps; fluid-handling systems and controls; specialty valves; heavy-duty centrifugal and axial fans; rotary heat exchangers; and gas compressor. The Fabrication Technology develops, manufactures, and supplies consumable products and equipment. The company was founded by Mitchell P. Rales and Steven M. Rales in 1995 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction, MD.