NAM Partners with Ecolab to Support Manufacturers Nationwide

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Manufacturing Leader Takes on New Role

Washington, D.C., February 17, 2015 – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today named Ecolab Inc. an exclusive Manufacturing Partner to provide thought leadership at NAM regional and national events and engage with manufacturing executives nationwide.

Ecolab has consistently been an industry leader in providing water management and hygiene solutions that help manufacturers operate safely, efficiently and sustainably,” said NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons. “Ecolab is an integral partner to a wide range of manufacturers and a vital contributor to the NAM. I am grateful for Ecolab’s exceptional commitment to the manufacturing economy as one of our 2015 Manufacturing Partners.

For more than 25 years, Ecolab has been an active NAM member and has served in a variety of committees and task forces tackling issues such as water policy, chemical management and tax reform. Ecolab President and COO Tom Handley serves as a manufacturing leader, with a seat on the NAM’s Executive Committee and as the Great Plains regional vice chair.

“The NAM is a champion for U.S. manufacturers,” said Handley. “The NAM’s work is critical for helping manufacturers succeed and enabling a strong U.S. economy. Ecolab is committed to partnering with the NAM and supporting manufacturers’ efforts to create jobs, improve communities and help our economy thrive.”

Through this program, Ecolab will be featured as the “Presenting Sponsor” of the NAM’s 2015 Manufacturing Summit, a “Leadership Sponsor” of the NAM’s Fall 2015 Board of Directors Meeting and a sponsor of the 2015 Public Affairs Conference as well as the Chicago and Houston Leadership Engagement Series events.


  About the NAM: The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.09 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than three-quarters of private-sector research and development. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States. For more information about the Manufacturers or to follow us on Shopfloor, Twitter and Facebook, please visit 

About Ecolab: A trusted partner at more than 1 million customer locations, Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2013 sales of $13 billion and 45,000 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. For more Ecolab news and information, visit  

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