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Ecolab Expands in Germany

March 3, 2014

Adds $4 million pest elimination business

Ecolab Inc. today announced that it has acquired AK Kraus & Hiller Schädlingsbekämpfung, one of Germany's leading commercial pest elimination service providers. Annual sales are approximately $4 million.

"This transaction expands our footprint in Europe and further positions us as a global leader in commercial pest elimination services, an important component of our commitment to help protect our customers' operations," commented Bobby Mendez, EVP and president, global services and specialty, Ecolab. "We welcome our new associates and customers to Ecolab, and look forward to growing with them as we work to make the world cleaner, safer and healthier."

No further details were disclosed.

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