Ecolab merger to build on Nalco’s legacy

The fusion of Ecolab and Nalco will give both companies new opportunities for growth. Nalco’s Dave Flitman talks to GWI about why the deal makes sense.

Ecolab completed its $38.80-per-share takeover of Nalco Holding Company on 1st December, forming an $11 billion-a-year powerhouse in water, hygiene and energy services and technologies, and marking the third time that Nalco has changed hands since 1999.

“We’re excited about the combination because of the market leverage and because of the business model,” said Dave...

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