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With 2011 annualized sales of $11 billion and more than 40,000 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 tothe food, energy, healthcare, industrial and hospitality markets in more than 160 countries.
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New Ecolab Facility in Taicang, China to Help Enhance Chinese Food Safety and Public Health
(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN - August 14, 2012 -
The 546,000 square-foot (166,600 square-meter) property has 141,000 square feet (43,000 square meters) of floor space and the capacity to produce 150,000 tons of product annually. Initially, the facility will have 55 employees, and by 2017, more than 350 employees will work at the facility.
The Taicang plant will be capable of producing all of the
"According to the 12th Five-Year Plan put forward by the Chinese government, improving food quality and ensuring food safety will continue to be a major focus in China," said
In addition to creating products that help improve food safety and public health practices, the plant has been designed for environmental sustainability. It operates using features that reduce energy and water consumption while minimizing waste production. The facility will not discharge industrial wastewater. The facility's wastewater treatment plant will convert process wastewater into distilled water for re-use on-site.
"Together with our other plant locations, our newest Taicang facility will be a main driver of continued
With 2011 pro forma sales of