Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Condensed Consolidating Information - Consolidating balance sheet (Details)

v3.8.0.1
Condensed Consolidating Information - Consolidating balance sheet (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
Dec. 31, 2017
Sep. 30, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Sep. 30, 2016
ASSETS        
Cash and cash equivalents $ 77.8 $ 66.0 $ 46.6 $ 52.0
Trade receivables, net 189.8 206.1    
Receivables from long-term manufacturing contracts 164.7 125.2    
Inventories 167.1 151.6    
Prepaid expense 30.4 28.2    
Other current assets 16.9 16.5    
Total current assets 646.7 593.6    
Property, plant, and equipment, net 145.6 150.4    
Intangible assets, net 523.1 523.9    
Goodwill 651.2 647.5    
Other assets 42.5 41.1    
Total Assets 2,009.1 1,956.5    
LIABILITIES        
Trade accounts payable 152.0 158.0    
Liabilities from long-term manufacturing contracts and advances 171.2 132.3    
Current portion of long-term debt 3.8 18.8    
Accrued compensation 49.7 66.9    
Other current liabilities 145.3 135.7    
Total current liabilities 522.0 511.7    
Long-term debt 477.0 446.9    
Accrued pension and postretirement healthcare 129.1 129.6    
Deferred income taxes 57.1 75.7    
Other long-term liabilities 55.4 26.7    
Total Liabilities 1,240.6 1,190.6    
Hillenbrand Shareholders’ Equity 752.9 751.4    
Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]        
Noncontrolling interests 15.6 14.5    
Total Shareholders’ Equity 768.5 765.9    
Total Liabilities and Equity 2,009.1 1,956.5    
Reportable legal entities | Parent        
ASSETS        
Cash and cash equivalents 0.8 0.1 0.0 4.4
Prepaid expense 3.2 2.1    
Intercompany receivables 0.0 0.0    
Other current assets 0.1 0.2    
Total current assets 4.1 2.4    
Property, plant, and equipment, net 3.7 4.7    
Intangible assets, net 4.3 3.6    
Investment in consolidated subsidiaries 2,366.7 2,298.0    
Other assets 19.9 20.2    
Total Assets 2,398.7 2,328.9    
LIABILITIES        
Trade accounts payable 0.3 1.0    
Current portion of long-term debt 0.0 18.0    
Accrued compensation 1.9 7.6    
Intercompany payables 1,168.9 1,142.8    
Other current liabilities 24.3 14.0    
Total current liabilities 1,195.4 1,183.4    
Long-term debt 422.0 392.0    
Accrued pension and postretirement healthcare 0.8 0.8    
Deferred income taxes 0.0 0.0    
Other long-term liabilities 27.6 1.3    
Total Liabilities 1,645.8 1,577.5    
Hillenbrand Shareholders’ Equity 752.9 751.4    
Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]        
Total Shareholders’ Equity 752.9 751.4    
Total Liabilities and Equity 2,398.7 2,328.9    
Reportable legal entities | Guarantors        
ASSETS        
Cash and cash equivalents 7.4 4.9 7.2 5.6
Trade receivables, net 109.0 114.5    
Receivables from long-term manufacturing contracts 12.3 8.5    
Inventories 72.0 68.2    
Prepaid expense 8.7 7.6    
Intercompany receivables 1,085.2 1,050.4    
Other current assets 1.7 1.6    
Total current assets 1,296.3 1,255.7    
Property, plant, and equipment, net 62.2 64.5    
Intangible assets, net 210.8 211.3    
Goodwill 283.9 283.9    
Investment in consolidated subsidiaries 666.2 664.1    
Other assets 28.9 29.0    
Total Assets 2,548.3 2,508.5    
LIABILITIES        
Trade accounts payable 39.3 36.7    
Liabilities from long-term manufacturing contracts and advances 33.0 26.2    
Accrued compensation 13.2 17.9    
Intercompany payables 0.0 4.0    
Other current liabilities 42.8 42.2    
Total current liabilities 128.3 127.0    
Accrued pension and postretirement healthcare 32.7 33.3    
Deferred income taxes 16.4 27.5    
Other long-term liabilities 17.8 15.3    
Total Liabilities 195.2 203.1    
Hillenbrand Shareholders’ Equity 2,353.1 2,305.4    
Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]        
Total Shareholders’ Equity 2,353.1 2,305.4    
Total Liabilities and Equity 2,548.3 2,508.5    
Reportable legal entities | Non-Guarantors        
ASSETS        
Cash and cash equivalents 69.6 61.0 $ 39.4 $ 42.0
Trade receivables, net 80.8 91.6    
Receivables from long-term manufacturing contracts 152.4 116.7    
Inventories 97.8 85.9    
Prepaid expense 18.5 18.5    
Intercompany receivables 81.0 93.9    
Other current assets 15.2 14.4    
Total current assets 515.3 482.0    
Property, plant, and equipment, net 79.7 81.2    
Intangible assets, net 308.0 309.0    
Goodwill 367.3 363.6    
Other assets 1.6 4.4    
Total Assets 1,271.9 1,240.2    
LIABILITIES        
Trade accounts payable 112.1 120.0    
Liabilities from long-term manufacturing contracts and advances 138.2 106.1    
Current portion of long-term debt 3.8 0.8    
Accrued compensation 34.6 41.4    
Other current liabilities 78.2 79.3    
Total current liabilities 366.9 347.6    
Long-term debt 55.0 54.9    
Accrued pension and postretirement healthcare 95.6 95.5    
Deferred income taxes 49.0 60.9    
Other long-term liabilities 10.0 10.1    
Total Liabilities 576.5 569.0    
Hillenbrand Shareholders’ Equity 679.8 656.7    
Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]        
Noncontrolling interests 15.6 14.5    
Total Shareholders’ Equity 695.4 671.2    
Total Liabilities and Equity 1,271.9 1,240.2    
Consolidation, Eliminations [Member]        
ASSETS        
Inventories (2.7) (2.5)    
Intercompany receivables (1,166.2) (1,144.3)    
Other current assets (0.1) 0.3    
Total current assets (1,169.0) (1,146.5)    
Investment in consolidated subsidiaries (3,032.9) (2,962.1)    
Other assets (7.9) (12.5)    
Total Assets (4,209.8) (4,121.1)    
LIABILITIES        
Trade accounts payable 0.3 0.3    
Intercompany payables (1,168.9) (1,146.8)    
Other current liabilities 0.0 0.2    
Total current liabilities (1,168.6) (1,146.3)    
Deferred income taxes (8.3) (12.7)    
Other long-term liabilities 0.0      
Total Liabilities (1,176.9) (1,159.0)    
Hillenbrand Shareholders’ Equity (3,032.9) (2,962.1)    
Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]        
Total Shareholders’ Equity (3,032.9) (2,962.1)    
Total Liabilities and Equity $ (4,209.8) $ (4,121.1)