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Segment and Geographical Information - Schedule of net revenue and assets by segment (Details)

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Segment and Geographical Information - Schedule of net revenue and assets by segment (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Sep. 30, 2014
Segment and Geographical Information      
Net revenue $ 401.5us-gaap_Revenues [1] $ 384.9us-gaap_Revenues [1]  
Assets 1,884.2us-gaap_Assets   1,918.5us-gaap_Assets
Property, plant, and equipment, net 157.9us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet   159.5us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
United States      
Segment and Geographical Information      
Net revenue 216.6us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
202.4us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
 
Property, plant, and equipment, net 94.6us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
  93.7us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
International      
Segment and Geographical Information      
Net revenue 184.9us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
182.5us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
 
Property, plant, and equipment, net 63.3us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
  65.8us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= hi_InternationalMember
Operating segments      
Segment and Geographical Information      
Net revenue 401.5us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
384.9us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
 
Corporate      
Segment and Geographical Information      
Adjusted EBITDA (7.3)hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
(8.0)hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
 
Assets 68.8us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
  47.9us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
Process Equipment Group      
Segment and Geographical Information      
Net revenue 256.4us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
242.2us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
 
Process Equipment Group | Operating segments      
Segment and Geographical Information      
Adjusted EBITDA 38.1hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
26.7hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
 
Assets 1,587.5us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
  1,632.8us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_ProcessEquipmentGroupSegmentMember
Batesville      
Segment and Geographical Information      
Net revenue 145.1us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
142.7us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
 
Batesville | Operating segments      
Segment and Geographical Information      
Adjusted EBITDA 32.6hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
34.5hi_EarningsBeforeInterestTaxDepreciationAndAmortizationAfterAdjustment
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
 
Assets $ 227.9us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
  $ 237.8us-gaap_Assets
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_OperatingSegmentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= hi_BatesvilleSegmentMember
[1] We attribute revenue to a geography based upon the location of the business unit that consummates the external sale.