ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Ecolab Inc. today announced that it has acquired AK Kraus & Hiller
Schädlingsbekämpfung, one of Germany's leading commercial pest
elimination service providers. Annual sales are approximately $4 million.
"This transaction expands our footprint in Europe and further positions
us as a global leader in commercial pest elimination services, an
important component of our commitment to help protect our customers'
operations," commented Bobby Mendez, Ecolab executive vice president and
president, Global Services and Specialty. "We welcome our new associates
and customers to Ecolab, and look forward to growing with them as we
work to make the world cleaner, safer and healthier."
No further details were disclosed.
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 2013 sales of $13
billion and 45,000 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. For more Ecolab
news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.
Michael J. Monahan, 651-293-2809
Source: Ecolab Inc.
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