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Ecolab Closes on O.R. Solutions Purchase

March 7, 2011

According to Business Wire, Ecolab Inc. has closed on the previously announced purchase of the assets of O.R. Solutions, Inc., a privately-held company based in Chantilly, VA. O.R. Solutions is a leading developer and marketer of surgical fluid warming and cooling systems in the United States. Annual sales of the business are approximately $55 million, with more than 85 percent of O.R. Solutions’ sales from custom fit sterile drapes. The purchase price was approximately $260 million for O.R. Solutions. No other details were announced. With sales of $6 billion and more than 26,000 associates, Ecolab Inc. is a leader in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety and infection prevention products and services.