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Ecolab is a provider of water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services. The company offers water treatment and process applications, cleaning and sanitizing solutions, as well as provides specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to various industries. It also supplies the process chemicals and water treatment for the petroleum and petrochemical industries. In addition, Ecolab offers pest elimination services and equipment repair, maintenance, and preventive maintenance services.

TypePublic
Founded1923
HQSaint Paul, MN, US
Websiteecolab.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)47,000(+7%)
Job Openings1,622
Revenue (FY, 2021)$12.7 B(+8%)
Share Price (Apr 2022)$175.2(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Ecolab

Douglas M. Baker

Douglas M. Baker

Executive Chairman
Daniel J. Schmechel

Daniel J. Schmechel

Chief Financial Officer
Christophe Beck

Christophe Beck

President and Chief Operating Officer
Joanne Jirik Mullen

Joanne Jirik Mullen

Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Employment Counsel
Anil Arcalgud

Anil Arcalgud

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Larry Berger

Larry Berger

Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer
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Ecolab Office Locations

Ecolab has offices in Saint Paul, Buenos Aires, Oranjestad-West, Ascot and in 94 other locations
Saint Paul, MN, US (HQ)
1 Ecolab Pl
Buenos Aires, AR
Victoria Ocampo 360 - Piso 3 CP. 1107 - CABA
Oranjestad-West, AW
73 Schotlandstraat
Ascot, AU
Level 1 5 Stoneham St
Macquarie Park, AU
2 Drake Ave
Wien, AT
Handelskai 92
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Ecolab Financials and Metrics

Ecolab Revenue

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Ecolab's revenue was reported to be $12.73 b in FY, 2021 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2021)

12.7b

Revenue growth (FY, 2020 - FY, 2021), %

8%

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

5.1b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

40.2%

Net income (FY, 2021)

1.1b

EBIT (FY, 2021)

1.6b

Market capitalization (22-Apr-2022)

50.2b

Closing stock price (22-Apr-2022)

175.2

Cash (31-Dec-2021)

359.9m

EV

58.8b
Ecolab's current market capitalization is $50.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

14.9b11.8b12.7b

Revenue growth, %

2%(21%)8%

Cost of goods sold

8.7b6.9b7.6b

Gross profit

6.2b4.9b5.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

3.5b3.8b3.8b3.6b2.7b3.0b2.9b3.2b3.3b

Cost of goods sold

2.1b2.2b2.2b2.1b1.6b1.8b1.7b1.8b2.0b

Gross profit

1.4b1.6b1.6b1.5b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.3b1.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

40%41%42%41%39%41%41%42%39%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

186.4m1.3b359.9m

Accounts Receivable

2.8b2.3b2.5b

Inventories

1.5b1.3b1.5b

Current Assets

4.8b5.1b4.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

79.0m85.7m135.9m1.7b1.4b1.0b1.2b1.4b897.9m

Accounts Receivable

2.7b2.7b2.7b2.9b2.3b2.3b2.3b2.3b2.4b

Inventories

1.6b1.6b1.6b1.5b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.4b

Current Assets

4.8b4.9b4.9b6.4b5.2b5.0b5.2b5.5b5.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

1.6b(1.2b)1.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

973.3m812.7m843.1m

Inventories

41.0m(179.5m)(73.0m)

Accounts Payable

22.3m55.9m200.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019

EV/EBIT

159 x

EV/CFO

154.4 x

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x

P/E Ratio

174.8
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Ecolab Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Countries

170170170

Innovation Centers

19

Manufacturing Sites

130130

Patents

10 k10 k
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Ecolab Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PuroliteDecember 01, 2021$3.7 b
EPN Water Col, Ltd.September 01, 2021
National Wiper Alliance, Inc.July 01, 2021
TechTex Holdings LimitedFebruary 01, 2021
VanBaele Hygiene AGDecember 01, 2020
CID LinesJanuary 09, 2020
Gallay Medical & Scientific Pty Ltd.October 02, 2019
Chemstar CorporationAugust 12, 2019
Lobster InkFebruary 08, 2019
Holchem LaboratoriesDecember 05, 2018
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Ecolab Revenue Breakdown

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Ecolab revenue breakdown by business segment: 24.5% from Global Industrial, 15.5% from Global Institutional, 24.5% from Global Industrial, 15.5% from Global Institutional and 19.9% from Other

Ecolab revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 25.9% from United States, 11.2% from Europe, 25.9% from United States, 11.2% from Europe and 26.0% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

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Ecolab Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Ecolab Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Ecolab Online and Social Media Presence

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Ecolab Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    75/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    76/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    76/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    80/100

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Ecolab News and Updates

Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for November 9, 2021

Ecolab Inc. President and CEO Christophe Beck will address financial analysts virtually at the Baird Global Industrial Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Ecolab will offer a webcast of Mr. Beck’s presentation.

Leading the Way to a Positive Water Future

The World Resources Institute (WRI) has predicted a 56% gap between global water supply and demand by 2030, if nothing changes. While the 2020 CDP Global Water Report shows that 64% of companies surveyed are reducing or at least maintaining their water withdrawals, more needs to be done to ensure a …

Ecolab’s Naperville, Ill., Campus Receives Leed Gold Recertification

Ecolab’s campus in Naperville, Ill., which serves as the home of the company’s Nalco Water business and includes more than 700,000 square feet of office and laboratory space, has received Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Gold recertification from the U.S. Green Building Council…

Ecolab To Acquire Purolite, a Leading Global Provider of Fast-Growing, High Value Separation and Purification Solutions

Ecolab Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Purolite, a leading and fast-growing global provider of high-end ion exchange resins for the separation and purification of solutions, that is highly complementary to our current offering and critical to safe, high quality drug production and biop…

Ecolab Schedules Purolite Acquisition Webcast and Conference Call for October 29

Ecolab will host a live webcast on Friday, Oct. 29 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time to review its Purolite acquisition, which was announced today.

Enhancing the Customer Experience through Digitally Enabled Service for Investment Casting

The Investment Casting industry relies on consistency. Foundries create intricate products with exact dimensions, and the background operations must run with precision to ensure product quality. To keep the process running smoothly, foundries and their service partners perform regular system mainten…
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Ecolab Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ecolab founded?

    Ecolab was founded in 1923.

  • Who are Ecolab key executives?

    Ecolab's key executives are Douglas M. Baker, Daniel J. Schmechel and Christophe Beck.

  • How many employees does Ecolab have?

    Ecolab has 47,000 employees.

  • What is Ecolab revenue?

    Latest Ecolab annual revenue is $12.7 b.

  • What is Ecolab revenue per employee?

    Latest Ecolab revenue per employee is $270.9 k.

  • Who are Ecolab competitors?

    Competitors of Ecolab include Cantel Medical, Vertex Energy and Neste.

  • Where is Ecolab headquarters?

    Ecolab headquarters is located at 1 Ecolab Pl, Saint Paul.

  • Where are Ecolab offices?

    Ecolab has offices in Saint Paul, Buenos Aires, Oranjestad-West, Ascot and in 94 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ecolab have?

    Ecolab has 103 offices.