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Ecolab sells China industrial phosphonate chemical component business

March 7, 2018
Chemical Value Chain

Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has sold the phosphonate component business in China that was acquired as part of its 2015 Jianghai acquisition to Italmatch Chemicals SpA, a leading global specialty chemicals group and phosphonate supplier. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Jeff Bulischeck, executive vice president and general manager, Global Heavy Industries, for Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, commented, “This sale enables us to sharpen our strategic focus on our core offerings and will allow us to accelerate profitable growth in China.”

Ecolab has retained Jianghai’s Service & Formulated business, which provides differentiated products and services to China’s heavy industry water treatment market.

Source: Ecolab

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