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Segment and Geographical Information - Schedule of net revenue and assets by segment (Details)

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Segment and Geographical Information - Schedule of net revenue and assets by segment (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2015
Mar. 31, 2014
Mar. 31, 2015
Mar. 31, 2014
Sep. 30, 2014
Segment and Geographical Information          
Net revenue $ 404.6us-gaap_Revenues [1] $ 396.8us-gaap_Revenues [1] $ 806.1us-gaap_Revenues $ 781.7us-gaap_Revenues  
Total assets assigned 1,788.3us-gaap_Assets   1,788.3us-gaap_Assets   1,918.5us-gaap_Assets
Property, plant, and equipment, net 152.7us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet   152.7us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet   159.5us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
United States          
Segment and Geographical Information          
Net revenue 236.2us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
215.9us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
452.8us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
418.3us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
 
Property, plant, and equipment, net 94.5us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
  94.5us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
  93.7us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
International          
Segment and Geographical Information          
Net revenue 168.4us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
180.9us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
353.3us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
363.4us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
 
Property, plant, and equipment, net 58.2us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
  58.2us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
  65.8us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
Operating segments          
Segment and Geographical Information          
Net revenue 404.6us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
396.8us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
806.1us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
781.7us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
 
Corporate          
Segment and Geographical Information          
Adjusted EBITDA (13.1)hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
(1.7)hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
(20.4)hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
(9.7)hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
 
Total assets assigned 62.7us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
  62.7us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
  47.9us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
Process Equipment Group          
Segment and Geographical Information          
Net revenue 240.8us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
239.5us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
497.2us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
481.7us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
 
Process Equipment Group | Operating segments          
Segment and Geographical Information          
Adjusted EBITDA 34.6hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
26.0hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
72.7hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
52.7hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
 
Total assets assigned 1,500.2us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
  1,500.2us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
  1,632.8us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
Batesville          
Segment and Geographical Information          
Net revenue 163.8us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
157.3us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
308.9us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
300.0us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
 
Batesville | Operating segments          
Segment and Geographical Information          
Adjusted EBITDA 44.0hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
44.9hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
76.6hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
79.4hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
 
Total assets assigned $ 225.4us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
  $ 225.4us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
  $ 237.8us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
[1] We attribute revenue to a geography based upon the location of the business unit that consummates the external sale.