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

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TypePublic
HQNaperville, US
Founded1923
Size (employees)48,000 (est)
Websiteecolab.com
Ecolab was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Naperville, US
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Key People/Management at Ecolab

Douglas M. Baker

Douglas M. Baker

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Thomas W. Handley

Thomas W. Handley

President and Chief Operating Officer
Daniel J. Schmechel

Daniel J. Schmechel

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Timothy P. Mulhere

Timothy P. Mulhere

Executive Vice President and President, Global Enterprise Efficiency
Nicholas Alfano

Nicholas Alfano

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

Christophe Beck

Executive Vice President and President, Global Industrial
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Ecolab Office Locations

Ecolab has offices in Naperville, Barcelona, Maribor, Beograd and in 108 other locations
Naperville, (HQ)
1601 W Diehl Rd
Miramar,
300 2901 SW 149th Ave
Luanda,
Parcela 3, Lote 29, Edificio Kuaquie R/C
Buenos Aires,
Victoria Ocampo 360 - Piso 3 CP. 1107 - CABA
Puerto Madero,
Piso 3 360 Victoria Ocampo
Oranjestad,
Schotland Straat 73
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Ecolab Financials and Metrics

Ecolab Revenue

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Ecolab's revenue was reported to be $13.84 b in FY, 2017 which is a 5.2% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2017)

13.8b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

5.2%

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

6.4b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

46.5%

Net income (FY, 2017)

1.5b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

2.0b

Market capitalization (12-Dec-2018)

44.7b

Closing stock price (12-Dec-2018)

154.9
Ecolab's current market capitalization is $44.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

13.3b14.3b13.5b13.2b13.8b

Revenue growth, %

8%(5%)(3%)5%

Cost of goods sold

7.2b7.7b7.2b6.9b7.4b

Gross profit

6.1b6.6b6.3b6.3b6.4b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

3.5b3.3b3.6b3.7b3.3b3.4b3.4b3.1b3.3b3.4b3.2b3.5b

Cost of goods sold

1.9b1.8b1.9b2.0b1.8b1.8b1.8b1.6b1.7b

Gross profit

1.6b1.5b1.7b1.7b1.5b1.6b1.6b1.5b1.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

46%45%46%47%46%47%47%47%46%
Annual
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

242.3m1.8b1.2b339.2m209.6m92.8m327.4m211.4m

Accounts Receivable

2.6b2.6b2.4b2.3b2.6b

Inventories

1.3b1.5b1.4b1.3b1.4b

Current Assets

4.7b4.9b4.4b4.3b4.6b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

394.4m300.3m187.0m197.8m237.9m310.6m184.8m268.5m167.4m180.6m212.1m260.7m

Accounts Receivable

2.5b2.5b2.6b2.7b2.5b2.5b2.5b2.2b2.3b2.3b2.4b2.4b

Inventories

1.4b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.5b1.5b

Current Assets

4.8b4.7b4.8b4.9b4.9b5.0b4.6b4.2b4.1b4.2b4.3b4.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

973.6m1.2b1.0b1.2b1.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

850.7m893.3m

Inventories

(30.5m)(210.8m)(48.6m)18.8m(85.5m)

Accounts Payable

50.6m174.7m(46.1m)(55.1m)121.1m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

684.0m194.5m509.5m878.9m235.4m544.2m794.3m232.0m495.6m875.1m256.8m554.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

381.3m136.5m276.1m417.4m142.1m285.8m422.7m139.6m276.0m420.9m142.2m286.3m437.0m

Inventories

(92.3m)(54.8m)(107.2m)(168.7m)(83.6m)(66.0m)(77.4m)(1.2m)40.6m34.6m(67.5m)(95.8m)

Accounts Payable

(40.7m)(69.6m)(20.0m)29.5m(170.0m)(145.7m)(63.9m)(58.2m)(79.2m)(37.6m)12.9m84.0m57.0m
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Ecolab Revenue Breakdown

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Ecolab revenue breakdown by business segment: 23.7% from Global Energy, 34.1% from Global Institutional, 36.0% from Global Industrial and 6.2% from Other

Ecolab revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.6% from Asia Pacific, excluding Greater China, 19.2% from Europe, 52.9% from United States, 6.5% from Latin America and 12.9% from Other

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Ecolab Online and Social Media Presence

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Ecolab Company Life and Culture

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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, Thomas W. Handley and Daniel J. Schmechel.

  • How many employees does Ecolab have?

    Ecolab has 48,000 employees.

  • What is Ecolab revenue?

    Latest Ecolab annual revenue is $13.8 b.

  • What is Ecolab revenue per employee?

    Latest Ecolab revenue per employee is $288.3 k.

  • Who are Ecolab competitors?

    Competitors of Ecolab include Praxair, Rollins and Rentokil Initial.

  • Where is Ecolab headquarters?

    Ecolab headquarters is located at 1601 W Diehl Rd, Naperville.

  • Where are Ecolab offices?

    Ecolab has offices in Naperville, Barcelona, Maribor, Beograd and in 108 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ecolab have?

    Ecolab has 140 offices.