Xylem Inc is incorporated in Indiana on May 4, 2011. The Company is engaged in the design, manufacturing, and application of engineered technologies for the water industry. It is an equipment and service provider for water and wastewater applications with a portfolio of products and services addressing the cycle of water, from collection, distribution and use to the return of water to the environment. The Company's brands, such as Bell & Gossett and Flygt, are well known throughout the industry and have served the water market for many years. It operates in two segments, Water Infrastructure and Applied Water. The Water Infrastructure segment engages in the transportation, treatment and testing of water, offering products including water and wastewater pumps, treatment and testing equipment, and controls and systems. Key brands include Flygt, Wedeco, Godwin Pumps, WTW, Sanitaire, AADI and Leopold. The Applied Water segment encompasses all the uses of water and focuses on the residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural markets. The segment's products include pumps, valves, heat exchangers, controls and dispensing equipment. Key brands in this segment include Goulds, Bell & Gossett, AC Fire, Standard, Flojet, Lowara, Jabsco and Flowtronex. The Company's manufacturing footprint enables it to optimize sourcing, lower production costs and localize products. It serves customer base across diverse end markets while offering localized expertise. Its competitors within the Water Infrastructure segment include KSB Inc., Sulzer Ltd., Evoqua Water Technologies (formerly Siemans AG) and Danaher Corporation.The Company is subject to various laws, ordinances, regulations and other requirements of government authorities in foreign countries and in the United States.