Ecolab Inc.(Public, NYSE:ECL) develops and markets products and services for the hospitality, foodservice, health care and industrial markets. The Company provides cleaning and sanitizing products and programs, as well as pest elimination, maintenance and repair services primarily to customers in the food and beverage processing, hospitality, healthcare, government and education, retail, textile care, commercial facilities management and vehicle wash sectors.
The Company operates in three business segments:
United States Cleaning & Sanitizing segment
United States Other Services segment
In October 2009, the Company acquired ISS pest elimination business in the United Kingdom. In February 2009, the Company acquired Stackhouse business of CORPAK Medsystems, Inc., a marketer of surgical helmets and smoke evacuators, primarily for use during orthopedic surgeries.