Sector: Chemicals-Major Diversifd
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Ecolab, Inc. engages in the development and marketing of products and services for the hospitality, foodservice, institutional, and industrial markets in the United States. The company sells specialized cleaners and sanitizers, pool and spa treatment programs, and various chemical dispensing device systems, as well as markets a program comprised of dishwashing machines, detergents, rinse additives, and sanitizers. It also offers cleaning and sanitation at the start of the food chain to facilitate the production of products for human consumption; provides detergents, cleaners, sanitizers, lubricants, and animal health products, as well as cleaning systems, electronic dispensers, and chemical injectors for the application of chemical products; designs, engineers, and installs ‘clean-in-place' process control systems and facility cleaning systems. In addition, Ecolab provides chemical laundry products and proprietary dispensing systems, as well as related services; and a range of janitorial offerings to the janitorial market and building service contractors. Additionally, it offers infection prevention and healthcare offerings; vehicle appearance products, which include soaps, polishes, wheel and tire treatments, and air fresheners; water and wastewater treatment products, services, and systems; pest elimination services; and commercial equipment repair services and kitchen parts. The company offers its products and services primarily to hotels and restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, quick-service units, grocery stores, commercial and institutional laundries, light industry, dairy plants and farms, food and beverage processors, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics facilities, as well as the vehicle wash industry. The company was founded by Merritt J. Osborn in 1923 under the name Economics Laboratory, Inc. It changed its name to Ecolab, Inc. in 1986. Ecolab is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.