ICS Magazine

ABM, Ecolab Inc. Enter Multi-Million Dollar Agreement

November 27, 2000
San Francisco, Calif. (Business Wire) -- ABM Industries Inc. has entered into a multi-year, multi-million dollar agreement with Ecolab Inc. of St. Paul, Minnesota, under which the Professional Products Division of Ecolab will sell a full range of premium cleaners, detergents, disinfectants, hand soaps, polishes, floor finishes and carpet shampoo to ABM's Janitorial Services Division.

Ecolab is a leading global developer and marketer of premium cleaning, sanitizing, pest elimination, maintenance and repair products and services for the hospitality, healthcare, food and beverage, and industrial markets. With annual revenues in excess of $2.1 billion and more than 13,000 employees, Ecolab also markets products for odor and pest control, textile care, and water treatment. Ecolab products are sold in more than 160 countries worldwide. In Europe, Ecolab has sales of an additional $1 billion in a joint venture with the renowned international consumer products company Henkel of Germany.

ABM Industries Inc. is the largest exclusive provider of outsourced facility services listed on the New York Stock Exchange. With annualized revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and more than 57,000 employees, ABM performs air conditioning, elevator, engineering, janitorial, lighting, mechanical, parking and security services for thousands of commercial, industrial and institutional customers in hundreds of cities across North America.