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Segment and Geographical Information - Schedule of reconciliation of segment (Details 2)

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Segment and Geographical Information - Schedule of reconciliation of segment (Details 2) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2015
Mar. 31, 2014
Mar. 31, 2015
Mar. 31, 2014
Segment and Geographical Information        
Interest income $ (0.4)us-gaap_InvestmentIncomeInterest $ (0.1)us-gaap_InvestmentIncomeInterest $ (0.7)us-gaap_InvestmentIncomeInterest $ (0.3)us-gaap_InvestmentIncomeInterest
Interest expense 6.4us-gaap_InterestExpense 5.6us-gaap_InterestExpense 12.1us-gaap_InterestExpense 11.9us-gaap_InterestExpense
Income tax expense 14.3us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 13.7us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 26.1us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 22.7us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
Depreciation and amortization 13.4us-gaap_DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization 14.7us-gaap_DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization 28.4us-gaap_DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization 29.0us-gaap_DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization
Business acquisition and integration (0.1)us-gaap_BusinessCombinationAcquisitionRelatedCosts 1.1us-gaap_BusinessCombinationAcquisitionRelatedCosts 0.2us-gaap_BusinessCombinationAcquisitionRelatedCosts 3.0us-gaap_BusinessCombinationAcquisitionRelatedCosts
Restructuring 0.7us-gaap_RestructuringCharges 0.9us-gaap_RestructuringCharges 1.4us-gaap_RestructuringCharges 1.2us-gaap_RestructuringCharges
Litigation 0hi_AntitrustLitigationExpense 0hi_AntitrustLitigationExpense 0.5hi_AntitrustLitigationExpense 0hi_AntitrustLitigationExpense
Consolidated net income 31.2us-gaap_ProfitLoss 33.3us-gaap_ProfitLoss 60.9us-gaap_ProfitLoss 54.9us-gaap_ProfitLoss
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
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
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