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Ecolab to buy AkzoNobel's chlorine dioxide water treatment business

10:07 AM MDT | April 24, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

Ecolab says it has reached an agreement to acquire AkzoNobel’s Purate antimicrobial water treatment technology for an undisclosed sum. The business provides proprietary chlorine dioxide programs and reported sales of approximately $23 million in 2012, Ecolab says. “Chlorine dioxide is recognized as an excellent antimicrobial agent to control biologic growth primarily in cooling towers and a wide variety of other industrial water treatment applications,” says Timothy Mulhere, Ecolab executivev.p. and president/global water and process services...

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