Ecolab Named Official Supplier of 2013 Universiade Games

  Ecolab Named Official Supplier of 2013 Universiade Games

 Company providing products to help make global sporting event cleaner, safer
                                and healthier

Business Wire

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- July 1, 2013

Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and
services, will serve as an official hygiene supplier for the 2013 Universiade
Games, July 6-17, in Kazan, Russia. More than 100,000 student athletes,
spectators and volunteers from more than 170 countries will visit Kazan for
the Universiade.

“Ecolab will deploy its leading products and sales-and-service team to
sporting venues and the student village in Kazan to advise and work with
cleaning service providers to help ensure that the 2013 Universiade is a
clean, safe and healthy event,” said Vaclav Harant, Ecolab vice president and
general manager, Russia and CIS. “Our on-site team will provide solutions for
spotless sporting venues, safe food service and clean and healthy guest

During the 2013 Universiade Games, Ecolab is providing food safety, cleaning
and sanitation products and equipment as well as training and on-site service
to local partners.

“We believe in the power of the Games to inspire the next generation of
athletes and leaders, and we look forward to a great competition in Kazan,”
added Harant.

The Universiade is the only summer multi-sport event in the world where
students from around the globe compete athletically and academically. This
international sporting and cultural festival is staged every two years in a
different city.

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 2012 sales of $12 billion and 44,000
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.

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