Clean Harbors

Clean Harbors is a provider of environmental, energy and industrial services and largest hazardous waste disposal company. The Company provides a broad range of hazardous material management and disposal services including the collection, packaging, transportation, recycling, treatment and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. It also provides a wide variety of environmental cleanup services on customer sites or other locations on a scheduled or emergency response basis. Clean Harbors offers industrial and specialty services, such as high-pressure and chemical cleaning, catalyst handling, decoking, material processing and industrial lodging services to refineries, chemical plants, pulp and paper mills, and other industrial facilities. The Company is also engaged in exploration, surface rentals, solids control, and environmental services to the energy sector serving oil and gas exploration, production, and power generation. 

Company Growth (employees)
Norwell, US
Size (employees)
12,400 (est)
Clean Harbors was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Norwell, US

Key People/Management at Clean Harbors

Alan S. McKim

Alan S. McKim

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Eric Gerstenberg

Eric Gerstenberg

Chief Operating Officer
Michael Twohig

Michael Twohig

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Michael Battles

Michael Battles

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Clean Harbors Office Locations

Clean Harbors has offices in Norwell, Ciudad Juarez, Acheson, Arcola and in 83 other locations
Norwell, US (HQ)
42 Longwater Dr
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Clean Harbors Financials and Metrics

Clean Harbors Financials

Clean Harbors's revenue was reported to be $2.8 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

755.8 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

236.3 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

12.1 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

47.7 m

Market capitalization (16-Feb-2018)

3 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

361.7 m


4.3 b
Clean Harbors's current market capitalization is $3 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.5 b3.4 b3.3 b2.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.5 b2.4 b2.4 b1.9 b

Gross profit

967 m959.8 m918.3 m822.4 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


732.5 m936.2 m893.4 m636.1 m697.5 m729.5 m688.9 m752.8 m755.8 m

Cost of goods sold

546.5 m652.7 m634.6 m464.3 m480 m491.9 m496.6 m519.8 m519.6 m

Gross profit

186 m283.5 m258.7 m171.8 m217.5 m237.6 m192.4 m233 m236.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


310.1 m246.9 m184.7 m307 m

Accounts Receivable

579.4 m557.1 m496 m496.2 m

Current Assets

1.2 b1.1 b921.2 m1.1 b


1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b1.6 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


233.7 m173.6 m179.2 m355.3 m352.9 m257.9 m297.4 m446.4 m361.7 m

Accounts Receivable

521.6 m684.9 m600.3 m458.3 m503.7 m512.4 m480 m512.4 m531.7 m

Current Assets

1 b1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b


1.5 b1.6 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

95.6 m(28.3 m)44.1 m(39.9 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

264.4 m276.1 m274.2 m287 m

Accounts Receivable

(54 m)(14.3 m)55.3 m(15 m)


(1.1 m)(21.3 m)14.1 m(16.1 m)
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

7.1 m3.3 m43.5 m(20.9 m)(16.9 m)(27.2 m)(21.4 m)4.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

68.4 m136.1 m205.2 m68.9 m142.3 m215.7 m72.4 m143.9 m

Accounts Receivable

27.1 m(133 m)(63.2 m)35.8 m993 k(32.9 m)24.3 m(31.2 m)


22.1 m17.7 m14.7 m(2.9 m)(1.1 m)(13.7 m)(2.7 m)(6.3 m)
USDY, 2017


89.5 x


36.5 x


61 k


1.4 x


0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x
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Clean Harbors Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Re-refined Oil Returned, gallons

160 m160 m176.3 m

Patents (US)


Patents (foreign)


Patents Pending

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Clean Harbors Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Versant Energy Services, LP
Safety-Kleen, Inc.
Safety-Kleen International Asia Investment Company Limited
Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc.
Sanitherm USA, Inc.
Service Chemical, LLC
SK D’Incineration
SK Servicios Ambientales Administrativos, S. de R.L. de C.V.
The Solvents Recovery Service of New Jersey, Inc.
Tulsa Disposal, LLC
510127 NB Inc.
Altair Disposal Services, LLC
Baton Rouge Disposal, LLC
BCT Structures, ULC
Bridgeport Disposal, LLC
Cat Tech International, Ltd.
CH International Holdings, LLC
Clean Harbors (Mexico), Inc.
Clean Harbors Andover, LLC
Clean Harbors Antioch, LLC
Clean Harbors Aragonite, LLC
Clean Harbors Arizona, LLC
Clean Harbors Baton Rouge, LLC
Clean Harbors BDT, LLC
Clean Harbors Buttonwillow, LLC
Clean Harbors Canada, Inc.
Clean Harbors Caribe, Inc.
Clean Harbors Catalyst Services Ltd.
Clean Harbors Chattanooga, LLC
Clean Harbors Clive, LLC
Clean Harbors Coffeyville, LLC
Clean Harbors Colfax, LLC
Clean Harbors Deer Park, LLC
Clean Harbors Deer Trail, LLC
Clean Harbors Development, LLC
Clean Harbors Directional Boring Services, ULC
Clean Harbors Directional Boring Services LP
Clean Harbors Disposal Services, Inc.
Clean Harbors El Dorado, LLC
Clean Harbors Energy and Industrial Services Corp.
Clean Harbors Energy and Industrial Services LP
Clean Harbors Energy and Industrial Western Ltd.
Clean Harbors Energy Services ULC
Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc.
Clean Harbors Exploration Services, Inc.
Clean Harbors Exploration Services, ULC
Clean Harbors Exploration Services LP
Clean Harbors Florida, LLC
Clean Harbors Grassy Mountain, LLC
Clean Harbors Industrial Services Canada, Inc.
Clean Harbors Industrial Services, Inc.
Clean Harbors Innu Environmental Services, Inc.
Clean Harbors Kansas, LLC
Clean Harbors Kingston Facility Corporation
Clean Harbors LaPorte, LLC
Clean Harbors Laurel, LLC
Clean Harbors Lodging Services LP
Clean Harbors Lodging Services, ULC
Clean Harbors Lone Mountain, LLC
Clean Harbors Lone Star Corp.
Clean Harbors Los Angeles, LLC
Clean Harbors Mercier, Inc.
Clean Harbors of Baltimore, Inc.
Clean Harbors of Braintree, Inc.
Clean Harbors of Connecticut, Inc.
Clean Harbors Pecatonica, LLC
Clean Harbors PPM, LLC
Clean Harbors Production Services, ULC
Clean Harbors Quebec, Inc.
Clean Harbors Recycling Services of Chicago, LLC
Clean Harbors Recycling Services of Ohio LLC
Clean Harbors Reidsville, LLC
Clean Harbors San Jose, LLC
Clean Harbors San Leon, Inc.
Clean Harbors Services, Inc.
Clean Harbors Surface Rentals, ULC
Clean Harbors Surface Rentals Partnership
Clean Harbors Surface Rentals USA, Inc.
Clean Harbors Tennessee, LLC
Clean Harbors Westmorland, LLC
Clean Harbors White Castle, LLC
Clean Harbors Wichita, LLC
Clean Harbors Wilmington, LLC
Crowley Disposal, LLC
Emerald Services, Inc.
EnviroSORT Inc.
GSX Disposal, LLC
Hilliard Disposal, LLC
JL Filtration Inc.
Laidlaw Environmental Services de Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Oily Waste Processors, Inc.
Rosemead Oil Products, Inc.
Roebuck Disposal, LLC
Safety-Kleen Canada Inc.
Safety-Kleen Envirosystems Company of Puerto Rico, Inc.
Safety-Kleen International, Inc.
Safety-Kleen of California, Inc.
Sanitherm, ULC
Sawyer Disposal Services, LLC
SK Holding Company, Inc.
Spring Grove Resource Recovery, Inc.
Thermo Fluids Inc.
Tri-vax Enterprises Ltd.
Versant Energy Services, Inc.
Vulsay Industries Ltd.
Disposal Properties, LLC
Emerald Services Montana, LLC
Emerald West, LLC
Environnement Services Et Machinerie E.S.M. Inc.
Grizzco Camp Services, ULC
Heckmann Environmental Services, Inc.
Industrial Service Oil Company, Inc.
JL Filtration Operating Limited Partnership
Murphy's Waste Oil Service, Inc.
Plaquemine Remediation Services, LLC
RS Used Oil Services, Inc.
Safety-Kleen de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V.
Safety-Kleen Envirosystems Company
Lonestar WestMay 11, 2017$44.1 m
Thermo FluidsFebruary 04, 2015$85 m
Evergreen HoldingsSeptember 16, 2013
Safety-Kleen SystemsOctober 29, 2012$1.3 b
Destiny Resource ServicesJuly 29, 2011
Peak Energy ServicesApril 06, 2011
EvereadyApril 24, 2009
Universal EnvironmentalMarch 17, 2008
Romic Environmental TechnologiesJune 26, 2007

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