ECOLAB ACQUIRES AKJ’S CHEMICAL DIVISION

ST. PAUL, Minn. – July 15, 2014 – Ecolab Inc. has acquired the water treatment, car top dust control and freeze conditioning specialty chemical and service businesses from AKJ Industries, Inc., based in Florida.  Revenues were approximately $23 million in 2013. No other details were announced.

“This acquisition provides a good complement to our current coal industry offerings and service footprint,” said Timothy P. Mulhere, executive vice president and president, Global Water and Process Services. “It enables us to offer more sustainable solutions to our mining industry customers globally and expands our service capabilities for customers in the faster growing Western United States and Canada coal markets.”

About Ecolab
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2013 sales of $13 billion and 45,000 associates, Ecolab 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 in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.

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AKJ Industries is proud to have been awarded a Meritorious Performance Award for 2008 from Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association. Click HERE to see the announcement.

AKJ Industries is proud to have been awarded a Meritorious Performance Award for 2008 from Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association. Click HERE to see the announcement.

Winner: AKJ Industries wins Meritorious Performance Award!

AKJ Industries is proud to have been awarded a Meritorious Performance Award for 2008 from Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association. Click HERE to see the announcement.

AKJ Achieves “3-Peat” in Safety! Completes Three Full Years With No Accidents

AKJ Industries is pleased to announce that once again it had zero reportable accidents and zero lost time accidents companywide in 2007. This was our third consecutive year during which we were able to accomplish this goal. We are proud of all of our employees for their efforts and accomplishments. Our operations are located in 14 states in the steel, refinery, mining and utility industries. These industries can be hazardous areas to work in which makes us particularly cognizant of this accomplishment. When you see any of our employees, please take a moment to congratulate him/her for their safety record since we all appreciate the significance of attaining this goal and recognize the value of working safely for ourselves, our clients, our supply partners and our neighbors.