Ecolab Makes $3.7B Deal To Buy Pennsylvania Life-Sciences Company

1 Nov 2021


St. Paul-based Ecolab has announced a $3.7 billion plan to acquire Purolite, a provider of purification solutions that will complement Ecolab’s life sciences division.

Purolite is based in King of Prussia, Pa., and employs more than 1,000 people in more than 30 countries. The purchase price is more than nine times Purolite’s annual sales of about $400 million a year.

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