Essential Expertise for Water, Energy and Air
Nalco is an Ecolab company. With 2011 annualized sales of $11 billion and more than 38,000 employees, Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that provide and protect clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. Ecolab delivers comprehensive programs and services to the food, energy, healthcare, industrial and hospitality markets in more than 160 countries.
Water and Process Services
Our Water and Process Services Division encompasses two main segments – Paper Services, serving the pulp and paper industries, and Water Services, which focuses on customers across various industrial and institutional markets. In both segments, we provide water, air and process applications that combine environmental benefits with economic gains for our customers, typically, water and energy savings, maintenance and capital expenditure avoidance, and product quality improvements.
Innovative treatment of boiler water, cooling water, influent, and wastewater, as well as practical solutions for process improvements and pollutant control, allow our customers to capture myriad benefits. Our Water segment serves the aerospace, chemical, pharmaceutical, mining and primary metals, power, food and beverage, medium and light manufacturing, marine and pulp and papermaking industries, as well as institutional customers such as hospitals, universities, commercial buildings and hotels. Our Paper segment offers a comprehensive portfolio of programs used in all principal steps of the papermaking process and across all grades of paper, including graphic, board and packaging, and tissue and towel.