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Goodwill and Intangible Assets

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Goodwill and Intangible Assets
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Abstract]  
GOODWILL AND INTANGIBLE ASSETS GOODWILL AND INTANGIBLE ASSETS
Goodwill
The changes in the carrying amount of goodwill were as follows:
 (dollars in millions) Electronics Industrial & Specialty Total
Balance at December 31, 2019 $ 1,223.4  $ 956.2  (1) $ 2,179.6 
Acquisition (2)
—  6.8  6.8 
Purchase accounting adjustments (3)
(1.6) —  (1.6)
Foreign currency translation 17.7  (12.9) 4.8 
Balance at September 30, 2020 $ 1,239.5  $ 950.1  $ 2,189.6 
(1) Includes accumulated impairment losses of $46.6 million.
(2) On July 1, 2020, the Company completed the DMP Acquisition. which was not material to our Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements, and therefore, the purchase price allocation, pro forma and post-acquisition results of operations have not been presented.     
(3) During the second quarter of 2020, the Company recorded a step-up of fixed assets of $1.4 million for the Kester Acquisition. The impact of this acquisition on the Company's results of operations was not material.
Indefinite-Lived Intangible Assets
The carrying value of indefinite-lived intangible assets other than goodwill, which consisted solely of tradenames, was $68.0 million and $104 million at September 30, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively.
During the first quarter of 2020, the Company determined that the useful life of one of its tradenames no longer met the criteria of an indefinite-lived asset and concluded no indication of impairment. Subsequently, the Company started amortizing this tradename over 15 years, consistent with other similar finite-lived assets.
Finite-Lived Intangible Assets
Intangible assets subject to amortization were as follows:
  September 30, 2020 December 31, 2019
 (dollars in millions) Gross Carrying
Amount
Accumulated
Amortization
Net Book
Value
Gross Carrying
Amount
Accumulated
Amortization
Net Book
Value
Customer relationships $ 957.0  $ (404.8) $ 552.2  $ 959.1  $ (351.4) $ 607.7 
Developed technology 384.4  (225.3) 159.1  380.5  (194.8) 185.7 
Tradenames 89.4  (9.4) 80.0  51.5  (4.9) 46.6 
Other 1.6  (0.8) 0.8  1.6  (1.6) — 
Total $ 1,432.4  $ (640.3) $ 792.1  $ 1,392.7  $ (552.7) $ 840.0 
For the three months ended September 30, 2020 and 2019, the Company recorded amortization expense on intangible assets of $30.5 million and $28.1 million, respectively. For the nine months ended September 30, 2020 and 2019, the Company recorded amortization expense on intangible assets of $88.8 million and $84.9 million, respectively.
On March 9, 2020, the Company acquired a new subsea production control fluid designed to complement its Energy Solutions business for a purchase price of $6.3 million in cash. The Company may pay an additional $4.5 million upon the achievement of certain milestones associated with the potential certification and marketing of this product. As the acquisition did not meet the accounting definition of a business and this product is still in development with no alternative future use, the amount paid was expensed to research and development in the Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations.