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Background and Basis of Presentation - Narrative (Details)
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segment
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Number of reportable segments 2us-gaap_NumberOfReportableSegments
Maximum | Coperion  
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Acquired entity subsidiary investments owned percent 100.00%hi_AcquiredEntitySubsidiaryInvestmentsOwnedPercent
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= hi_CoperionCapitalGmbHMember
/ us-gaap_RangeAxis
= us-gaap_MaximumMember