Ecolab specializes in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. The Company delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers.

Company Growth (employees)
Saint Paul, US
Size (employees)
47,565 (est)
Ecolab is headquartered in Saint Paul, US

Key People at Ecolab

Douglas Baker

Douglas Baker

Chairman & CEO
Nicholas Alfano

Nicholas Alfano

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Global Food & Beverage
Christophe Beck

Christophe Beck

Executive Vice President and President, Global Water and Process Services
Darrell Brown

Darrell Brown

Executive Vice President and President, Europe
Michael Hickey

Michael Hickey

Executive Vice President and President, Global Institutional
Roberto Mendez

Roberto Mendez

Executive Vice President and President, Global Services and Specialty
Thomas Handley

Thomas Handley

President & COO
Timothy Mulhere

Timothy Mulhere

Executive Vice President and President, International Regions

Ecolab Office Locations

Ecolab has offices in Saint Paul, Mississauga, Naperville, Dubai and in 24 other locations
Saint Paul, US (HQ)
370 Wabasha St N
Miramar, US
300 2901 SW 149th Ave
Cheshire West and Chester, GB
Winnington Ave
Älvsjö, SE
1 Armborstvägen
Sant Joan Despí, ES
3 Av. Baix Llobregat
Maribor, SI
4 Vajngerlova ulica
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Ecolab Data and Metrics

Ecolab Financial Metrics

Ecolab's revenue was reported to be $13.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

13.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

6.3 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.2 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1.9 b

Market capitalization (17-Aug-2017)

38.3 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

327.4 m


44.1 b
Ecolab's current market capitalization is $38.3 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


13.3 b14.3 b13.5 b13.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

7.2 b7.7 b7.2 b6.9 b

Gross profit

6.1 b6.6 b6.3 b6.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %



1.6 b2 b1.6 b1.9 b

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

1.3 b1.7 b1.3 b1.7 b

Net Income

973.6 m1.2 b1 b1.2 b
    USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


    242.3 m1.8 b1.2 b339.2 m209.6 m92.8 m327.4 m

    Accounts Receivable

    2.6 b2.6 b2.4 b2.3 b


    1.3 b1.5 b1.4 b1.3 b

    Current Assets

    4.7 b4.9 b4.4 b4.3 b


    2.9 b3.1 b3.2 b3.4 b


    6.9 b6.7 b6.5 b6.4 b

    Total Assets

    19.6 b19.5 b18.6 b18.3 b

    Accounts Payable

    1 b1.2 b1 b983.2 m

    Total Debt

    6 b4.9 b4.3 b6.1 b

    Current Liabilities

    3.5 b4.4 b4.8 b3 b

    Common Stock

    345.1 m347.7 m350.3 m352.6 m

    Additional Paid-in Capital

    4.7 b4.9 b5.1 b5.3 b

    Retained Earnings

    4.7 b5.6 b6.2 b7 b

    Total Equity

    7.4 b7.4 b7 b7 b

    Debt to Equity Ratio

    0.8 x0.7 x0.6 x0.9 x

    Debt to Assets Ratio

    0.3 x0.2 x0.2 x0.3 x

    Financial Leverage

    2.7 x2.6 x2.7 x2.6 x
    USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

    Net Income

    973.6 m1.2 b1 b1.2 b

    Accounts Receivable

    (147.4 m)(175.4 m)(24 m)900 k


    (30.5 m)(210.8 m)(48.6 m)18.8 m

    Accounts Payable

    50.6 m174.7 m(46.1 m)(55.1 m)

    Cash From Operating Activities

    1.6 b1.8 b2 b1.9 b

    Capital Expenditures

    (625.1 m)(748.7 m)(771 m)(707.4 m)

    Dividends Paid

    (218.1 m)(344.4 m)(400.7 m)(427.5 m)

    Interest Paid

    258.9 m255.5 m237.2 m267 m

    Income Taxes Paid

    434.2 m522 m533.1 m359.1 m

    Free Cash Flow

    2.2 b2.6 b2.8 b2.6 b
    USDY, 2016


    23 x


    22.7 x


    16.7 x


    278.2 k


    0.9 x


    0.3 x

    Financial Leverage

    2.6 x

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    Ecolab Revenue Breakdown

    Ecolab Median Salaries

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