Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2019
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  
Background Background
Hillenbrand, Inc. (“Hillenbrand”) is a global diversified industrial company with multiple leading brands that serve a wide variety of industries around the world.  We strive to provide superior return for our shareholders, exceptional value for our customers, great professional opportunities for our employees, and to be responsible to our communities through deployment of the Hillenbrand Operating Model (“HOM”). The HOM is a consistent and repeatable framework designed to produce sustainable and predictable results.  The HOM describes our mission, vision, values and mindset as leaders; applies our management practices in Strategy Management, Segmentation, Lean, Talent Development, and Acquisitions; and prescribes three steps (Understand, Focus, and Grow) designed to make our businesses both bigger and better.  Our goal is to continue developing Hillenbrand as a world-class global diversified industrial company through the deployment of the HOM. Hillenbrand’s portfolio is composed of two business segments:  the Process Equipment Group and Batesville®.  The Process Equipment Group businesses design, develop, manufacture, and service highly engineered industrial equipment around the world.  Batesville is a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America.  “Hillenbrand,” “the Company,” “we,” “us,” “our,” and similar words refer to Hillenbrand and its subsidiaries unless context otherwise requires.