Ecolab Company Overview
Ecolab Inc., is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, and was established back in 1923. The company’s products are used in many sectors including building facilities, chemical processing, commercial laundries, food and beverage processing, health care, mining and mineral processing, and power generation, to name a few. Ecolab’s largest segment is their global industrial segment, which accounted for the largest share of their revenue as of 2022. Ecolab is among the leading U.S. chemical companies, along with other big-names such as Dow, DuPont de Nemours and LyondellBasell Industries.
U.S. Chemical Industry
The chemical industry is among the largest manufacturing industries within the U.S. The industry is also responsible for a large proportion of the world’s chemical shipments. The value of U.S. chemical exports has seen decreasing figures as of 2020. Canada, Mexico, and China are among the leading consumers of U.S. chemical exports.