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Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 7, 2020. IDEX CORPORATION IDEX CORPORATION 1925 W. FIELD CT, SUITE 200 LAKE FOREST, IL 60045 E97710-P32565 Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: March 13, 2020 Date: May 7, 2020 Time: 9:00 a.m., Central Time Location: DoubleTree Hotel 5460 N. River Road Rosemont, Illinois 60018 You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at, scan the QR Barcode on the reverse side, or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.


Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy Materials Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT FORM 10-K How to View Online: Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) and visit:, or scan the QR Barcode below. How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy: If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request: 1) BY INTERNET: 2) BY TELEPHONE: 1-800-579-1639 3) BY E-MAIL*: * If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) in the subject line. Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before [TBD] to facilitate timely delivery. How To Vote Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods SCAN TO VIEW MATERIALS & VOTE Vote In Person: Many stockholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to vote these shares. Vote By Internet: Go to or from a smartphone, scan the QR Barcode above. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card. E97711-P32565


Voting Items THIS PROXY, WHEN PROPERLY EXECUTED, WILL BE VOTED IN THE MANNER DIRECTED HEREIN BY THE UNDERSIGNED STOCKHOLDER. IF NO DIRECTION IS MADE, THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED FOR PROPOSALS 1, 2 AND 3 AND AGAINST PROPOSAL 4. IF ANY OTHER MATTERS PROPERLY COME BEFORE THE MEETING, THE PERSONS NAMED IN THIS PROXY WILL VOTE IN THEIR DISCRETION. 1. To elect four directors each for a term of three years Nominees: 01) ANDREW K. SILVERNAIL 02) KATRINA L. HELMKAMP 03) MARK A. BECK 04) CARL R. CHRISTENSON 2. Advisory vote to approve named executive officer compensation. 3. Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent registered accounting firm for 2020. The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST the following proposal: 4. To consider a stockholder proposal regarding a report related to employee representation on the Company’s Board of Directors, if properly presented at the meeting. E97712-P32565