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Condensed Consolidating Information - Consolidating balance sheet (Details)

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Condensed Consolidating Information - Consolidating balance sheet (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
Dec. 31, 2016
Sep. 30, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Sep. 30, 2015
ASSETS        
Cash and cash equivalents $ 46.6 $ 52.0 $ 55.1 $ 48.3
Trade receivables, net 178.9 205.0    
Unbilled receivables from long-term manufacturing contracts 138.2 125.8    
Inventories 153.9 153.1    
Deferred income taxes 0.0 23.9    
Prepaid expense 19.2 18.2    
Other current assets 23.4 22.3    
Total current assets 560.2 600.3    
Property, plant, and equipment, net 146.0 152.5    
Intangible assets, net 519.9 541.5    
Goodwill 616.3 634.3    
Other assets 35.3 31.1    
Total Assets 1,877.7 1,959.7    
LIABILITIES        
Trade accounts payable 120.3 135.7    
Liabilities from long-term manufacturing contracts and advances 77.5 78.6    
Current portion of long-term debt 16.4 13.8    
Accrued compensation 47.6 57.3    
Deferred income taxes 0.0 22.8    
Other current liabilities 123.4 125.5    
Total current liabilities 385.2 433.7    
Long-term debt 637.9 595.1    
Accrued pension and postretirement healthcare 139.6 232.7    
Deferred income taxes 36.8 22.6    
Other long-term liabilities 27.7 29.4    
Total Liabilities 1,227.2 1,313.5    
Hillenbrand Shareholders’ Equity 636.5 632.3    
Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]        
Noncontrolling interests 14.0 13.9    
Total Shareholders’ Equity 650.5 646.2    
Total Liabilities and Equity 1,877.7 1,959.7    
Reportable legal entities | Parent        
ASSETS        
Cash and cash equivalents 0.0 4.4 0.7 0.3
Deferred income taxes 0.0 1.6    
Prepaid expense 2.7 2.2    
Intercompany receivables 0.0 0.0    
Other current assets 5.3 4.6    
Total current assets 8.0 12.8    
Property, plant, and equipment, net 4.8 4.9    
Intangible assets, net 3.9 4.1    
Investment in consolidated subsidiaries 2,169.1 2,143.4    
Other assets 24.6 18.9    
Total Assets 2,210.4 2,184.1    
LIABILITIES        
Trade accounts payable 0.2 0.4    
Current portion of long-term debt 14.6 13.5    
Accrued compensation 2.8 4.7    
Intercompany payables 1,056.5 1,098.8    
Other current liabilities 9.3 13.9    
Total current liabilities 1,083.4 1,131.3    
Long-term debt 488.2 416.6    
Accrued pension and postretirement healthcare 1.1 1.1    
Deferred income taxes 0.0 0.0    
Other long-term liabilities 1.2 2.8    
Total Liabilities 1,573.9 1,551.8    
Hillenbrand Shareholders’ Equity 636.5 632.3    
Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]        
Total Shareholders’ Equity 636.5 632.3    
Total Liabilities and Equity 2,210.4 2,184.1    
Reportable legal entities | Guarantors        
ASSETS        
Cash and cash equivalents 7.2 5.6 6.5 7.1
Trade receivables, net 105.8 120.6    
Unbilled receivables from long-term manufacturing contracts 10.2 10.6    
Inventories 73.6 69.8    
Deferred income taxes 0.0 17.4    
Prepaid expense 6.7 6.5    
Intercompany receivables 974.3 1,003.1    
Other current assets 1.5 1.5    
Total current assets 1,179.3 1,235.1    
Property, plant, and equipment, net 63.8 65.7    
Intangible assets, net 221.4 220.4    
Goodwill 284.3 271.8    
Investment in consolidated subsidiaries 664.1 820.2    
Other assets 22.8 22.7    
Total Assets 2,435.7 2,635.9    
LIABILITIES        
Trade accounts payable 24.9 28.4    
Liabilities from long-term manufacturing contracts and advances 21.0 14.0    
Accrued compensation 17.1 17.3    
Deferred income taxes   0.0    
Intercompany payables 5.0 4.5    
Other current liabilities 41.3 39.8    
Total current liabilities 109.3 104.0    
Accrued pension and postretirement healthcare 40.3 127.0    
Deferred income taxes 6.0 5.8    
Other long-term liabilities 16.9 16.3    
Total Liabilities 172.5 253.1    
Hillenbrand Shareholders’ Equity 2,263.2 2,382.8    
Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]        
Total Shareholders’ Equity 2,263.2 2,382.8    
Total Liabilities and Equity 2,435.7 2,635.9    
Reportable legal entities | Non-Guarantors        
ASSETS        
Cash and cash equivalents 39.4 42.0 $ 47.9 $ 40.9
Trade receivables, net 73.1 84.4    
Unbilled receivables from long-term manufacturing contracts 128.0 115.2    
Inventories 82.9 86.1    
Deferred income taxes 0.0 0.0    
Prepaid expense 9.8 9.5    
Intercompany receivables 84.6 97.4    
Other current assets 16.3 15.9    
Total current assets 434.1 450.5    
Property, plant, and equipment, net 77.4 81.9    
Intangible assets, net 294.6 317.0    
Goodwill 332.0 362.5    
Other assets 3.8 0.8    
Total Assets 1,141.9 1,212.7    
LIABILITIES        
Trade accounts payable 95.2 106.9    
Liabilities from long-term manufacturing contracts and advances 56.5 64.6    
Current portion of long-term debt 1.8 0.3    
Accrued compensation 27.7 35.3    
Deferred income taxes 0.0 18.1    
Other current liabilities 72.2 71.6    
Total current liabilities 253.4 296.8    
Long-term debt 149.7 178.5    
Accrued pension and postretirement healthcare 98.2 104.6    
Deferred income taxes 47.0 27.8    
Other long-term liabilities 9.6 10.3    
Total Liabilities 557.9 618.0    
Hillenbrand Shareholders’ Equity 570.0 580.8    
Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]        
Noncontrolling interests 14.0 13.9    
Total Shareholders’ Equity 584.0 594.7    
Total Liabilities and Equity 1,141.9 1,212.7    
Consolidation, Eliminations [Member]        
ASSETS        
Inventories (2.6) (2.8)    
Deferred income taxes   4.9    
Intercompany receivables (1,058.9) (1,100.5)    
Other current assets 0.3 0.3    
Total current assets (1,061.2) (1,098.1)    
Investment in consolidated subsidiaries (2,833.2) (2,963.6)    
Other assets (15.9) (11.3)    
Total Assets (3,910.3) (4,073.0)    
LIABILITIES        
Trade accounts payable 0.0 0.0    
Deferred income taxes   4.7    
Intercompany payables (1,061.5) (1,103.3)    
Other current liabilities 0.6 0.2    
Total current liabilities (1,060.9) (1,098.4)    
Deferred income taxes (16.2) (11.0)    
Other long-term liabilities 0.0      
Total Liabilities (1,077.1) (1,109.4)    
Hillenbrand Shareholders’ Equity (2,833.2) (2,963.6)    
Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]        
Total Shareholders’ Equity (2,833.2) (2,963.6)    
Total Liabilities and Equity $ (3,910.3) $ (4,073.0)