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Ecolab Has Acquired Georgia-Pacific Paper Chemicals Business
Transaction will expand Ecolab’s offerings for the paper industry

November 01, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. – November 1, 2017 – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has acquired the paper chemicals business from Georgia-Pacific. The acquisition will bring additional innovative chemistries and solutions to Ecolab’s pulp and paper business, to help producers improve machine efficiency, water and energy savings, product quality and profitability.  

These products and applications will enhance Ecolab’s position in the growing tissue and towel, as well as the packaging and board segments of the paper industry. The acquired business had 2016 revenues of approximately $43 million.

About Ecolab
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. Follow us on Twitter @ecolab, Facebook at facebook.com/ecolab, LinkedIn at Ecolab or Instagram at Ecolab Inc.  

Contacts:
Michael Monahan
651-250-2809

Andrew Hedberg
651-250-2105

November 1, 2017

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