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Ecolab is a company that specializes in disinfection, cleaning, food safety, services and infection control products. Ecolab is considered as the global leader in its field. The head office is located in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Ecolab started in 1920. The company was founded by Merrit J. Osborn in 1923 and was originally called Economics Laboratory (Economic Laboratory). The company adopted the name Ecolab in 1986. By 2010, Ecolab employed more than 26,000 people worldwide.
Cleaning and Disinfection Services
Ecolab has several divisions that offer disinfection and cleaning services to hospitals, health care facilities and other businesses. Services include on-site laundry, housecleaning, food safety and hospital surgical sinks.
Food and Beverage Services
The food and beverage division of Ecolab offers cleaning and disinfection products and services to businesses in the same industry, including theatres and fast service restaurants. Ecolab also has a division that will maintain and repair commercial food service equipment.
Textile and Car Cleaning Services
Ecolab’s textile care services include recycling and data management systems for commercial laundry companies. The vehicle care service provides companies with car washes with products for car cleaning, care and protection.
Ecolab offers a pest removal service to commercial facilities. This includes the identification and elimination of pests. The company also offers pest prevention services. Training and auditing the safety of the food service is also available.