Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.
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- Globally (various continents)
- Over 1000
- more than $1,000,000,000 US
This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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Partnering to help solve global challenges
At Ecolab, this is what we do best. Our 48,000 associates help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier by delivering comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers at more than 1.3 million locations in more than 170 countries.
We are everywhere it matters
Our innovative products and services touch virtually every aspect of daily life and are used in hospitals, hotels, restaurants, schools, manufacturing plants, refineries and several other locations throughout the world. Many of the world’s most recognizable brands rely on Ecolab to help ensure operational efficiencies, product integrity and brand reputation.
Our approch sets us apart
With an unparalleled commitment to personally delivered service and a suite of innovative technologies and science-based solutions, we drive positive economic and sustainable impacts through our customers, operations and the communities in which we operate.
PERSONALLY DELIVERED SERVICE
Our people are the foundation of our business model; every member of the Ecolab team contributes to our purpose.
We start with our customers. Ecolab’s ultimate competitive advantage is found in our industry-leading sales-and-service force. Every customer challenge is unique, which is why our 25,000 field associates partner with customers in their facilities, providing on-the-ground consultation and service. Our experts employ a rigorous process to gather data, apply advanced technology, rethink processes and provide solutions to address our customers’ unique economic, social and environmental challenges.
Behind every field representative is a team of researchers, scientists, engineers, regulatory specialists and other experts working diligently to tackle customer challenges, develop new solutions and meet emerging needs.
We gain considerable insight from our customers - the challenges they face and the results they are striving to achieve. This knowledge drives our innovation. The success of our innovation is evaluated by how well our solutions support the goals of our customers.
With our talented team of scientists and our state-of-the-art innovation centers, Ecolab leads the industry in developing new, effective solutions that help customers improve operations and create positive environmental impact.
It is this investment in expertise, research, development and innovation that drives our ability to stay at the forefront of addressing the most pressing and complex business opportunities facing customers and communities.
Diminishing access to clean water is one of the most serious risks facing the world today. And water is integral to many of our customers’ key processes – including cleaning and sanitizing, food processing, boiler and cooling water treatment, influent and wastewater treatment, and oil and gas extraction and processing. That’s why we’re working to help our customers manage water use – and improve water availability for people around the world.
The demand for fresh water is expected to surpass supply by 40 percent within the next two decades – placing urgent pressure on businesses to rethink the way water is managed, for their own good and for the good of their customers and communities. To address these challenges, businesses around the world are setting ambitious water goals; Ecolab helps them achieve those goals.
Ecolab helps customers do more, using less water – improving the heating and cooling, industrial processing, wastewater treatment, and cleaning and sanitizing processes.
Ecolab employs innovative technologies, real-time data and monitoring, water management software tools, services and chemistries to help customers use less water, re-use and recycle water, manage water to increase operational efficiency and reduce cost of operation, treat water to meet environmental discharge standards, treat for health and safety and protect and extend asset life.
Food safety is critical to the reputations of businesses that manufacture, sell or serve foods and beverages – and to the health and well-being of people everywhere. We know the top causes of foodborne illness outbreaks can be eliminated through effective cleaning and sanitizing – and we are committed to ensuring safe food by providing effective products, programs and services that protect people and businesses from the risks of illness-causing pathogens.
Around the world, the demand for energy is growing – and meeting the demand is becoming more difficult. With innovative programs and technologies, we help energy companies extract more energy with fewer resources. And we help all of our customers use less energy – and reduce their environmental footprints – by identifying and treating process-related problems and providing them with products that minimize energy use.
Clean, safe, healthy environments are essential to the health of workers, guests and suppliers – and the reputations of businesses everywhere. That’s why we provide innovative cleaning, laundry and warewashing solutions for restaurants, hotels, schools and many other settings. And in healthcare facilities – where clean environments are critical – our solutions help reduce HAIs and improve patient safety.
We are united by our powerful purpose. By the values that guide us in our work. And by the unlimited resourcefulness that helps us solve our customers’ problems. We Are Ecolab – and together, we make the world a better place.
THE WORK WE DO MATTERS
We make the world cleaner, safer and healthier. We protect vital resources. Ensure water and energy are available everywhere. Our products and services prevent disease and infection. Keep food supplies safe. Protect the places where people eat, sleep, work, play, and heal. We touch what is fundamental to quality of life: We keep people healthy. We enhance well-being. We provide assurance, so life can be lived fully. We help our customers succeed. Reduce risk and worry. Free them to grow.
HOW WE WORK MATTERS TOO
We work with purpose. When there’s a goal, we reach it. When there’s a problem, we solve it. We work safely. Take care in all we do. We strive to do what’s right, what’s fair, what’s honest. We take action together. In teams. Teams made stronger by diverse perspectives. We find inspiration and energy in what we do and how we do it. In growing, learning and celebrating together. In making a difference and serving the greater good.
Ecolab is Everywhere It Matters. Because what we do – and how we do it – matters everywhere.
We are working at more than 1 million customer locations, helping companies rethink operations and business strategies to reduce use of natural resources and ensure long-term viability. Increased demand for goods and services presents significant opportunities for businesses across industries. Meeting that demand, while ensuring the long-term vitality of businesses, communities and the environment, creates both challenges and opportunities. Our customers can count on us to help tackle these complex problems to achieve sustainable growth.
Our products and services are known throughout the industry for providing effective results that help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier while protecting people and vital resources. We continuously monitor and manage our customers’ expanding demand for solutions that address water scarcity, oil and gas supply challenges, natural resource recovery, contamination control and infection prevention – as well as monitor the latest pandemics or threats to public health.