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Ecolab Expands Textile

October 4, 2006

● Ecolab Inc. has purchased Powles Hunt & Sons International Ltd’s UK commercial laundry business from Quill International Group. Powles Hunt is a leading supplier of professional laundry products in the United Kingdom with annual sales of approximately $5 million. No further details regarding the transaction were announced.
“Powles Hunt represents a good bolt-on acquisition that will bolster our textile care coverage and service levels in the UK, as well as add scale to the business,” commented Douglas M. Baker, Jr., Ecolab’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “We look forward to the addition of its well-regarded sales and service team to our company.”
The company also purchased DuChem Industries Inc., a manu
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