1. Home
  2. Ecolab Introduces DryExx GF

Ecolab Introduces DryExx GF
New Lubricant For Bottling Plants Cuts Water Use by 80 Percent

May 02, 2011

ZURICH, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ecolab Inc. today introduced DryExx® GF, a new conveyor lubricant specifically designed for use with glass bottles on steel conveyor belts. DryExx GF saves up to 80 percent of the water used when compared to traditional wet lubricants but still achieves the highest possible hygiene levels and does not compromise efficiency.

The innovative DryExx GF formula contains an active lubricating substance which creates a protective film on the belts. This results in reduced friction, less abrasion and consequently eliminates the need to use large amounts of water to continually wash any abrasion off the belts.

"The introduction of DryExx GF once again demonstrates Ecolab's leadership in the field of innovative conveyor lubrication technologies and our focus on helping our customers run more sustainable operations," said Andreas Weilinghoff, general manager of Ecolab Food & Beverage in Europe. "The use of dry lubricants combines the highest possible water savings with hygienic and efficient technology — all cornerstone features of Ecolab's products within this industry."

With sales of $6 billion and more than 26,000 associates, Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) is the global leader in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety and infection prevention products and services. Ecolab delivers comprehensive programs and services to foodservice, food and beverage processing, healthcare, and hospitality markets in more than 160 countries. More news and information is available at www.ecolab.com

(ECL-P)


Ecolab
Andreina Maraver, +41 44 877 2246

MEDIA CONTACTS

Mesa Denny
Senior Manager, Global Communications
Phone: +1 651 250 3273 or by email

MEXICO
Alejandro González d’Hyver de las Deses
Communications Manager, Latin America
Phone: +52 (55) 5001 2935 or by email

BRAZIL
Carolina Simonetti
Communications Manager, Brasil
Phone: +55 11 2134 2649 or by email

Valeria Prado
Communications Director, Latin America
Phone: +1 954 436 2668 or by email

Kate Askew
Director, Corporate Communications
Phone: +41 78 655 3005 or by email

For non-media related inquiries,
call +41 44 877 2000

Viktoria Filippova
Manager, Corporate Communications
Phone: +7 495 980 72 12 or by email

Naazi Feizi
Communications Director, MEA Region Head
Phone: +971 4 8146961 or by email

For non-media related inquiries,
call +41 44 877 2000

Roman Blahoski
Communications Director
Phone: +65 8799 2250 or by email

Elsie Hong
Director, Corporate Communications
Phone: +86 21 6154 1803 or by email

For non-media related inquiries,
call +86 21 6183 2500

SOCIAL MEDIA