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Nalco is a provider of integrated water treatment and process improvement services, chemicals and equipment programmes for industrial and institutional applications. The company is split into the following divisions: Industrial and Institutional Services, Paper Services Division, Energy Services Division, Upstream and Downstream.


Nalco is investing to support rapid growth in geographic markets that include China, India and Russia; in research and development for technologies such as membrane treatments, automated monitoring and control technologies; and improved end-product quality for customers in paper and other industries.


The company intends to implement a series of additional process improvements, improve production efficiency and reduce the amount of time employees spend on routine administrative tasks. Process improvements are its objective, but cost savings are said to be the main outcome.


In 2010, Nalco achieved sales of $4bn with around 12,000 employees operating in 130 countries.


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Key Personnel


Chairman and CEO: J. Erik Fyrwald

Director: Carl Casale

Director: Rodney Chase
Director: Richard Marchese

Director: Mary VanDeWeghe

Director: Paul Norris
Director: Douglas Pertz
Director: Daniel Sanders


Chairman and CEO: J. Erik Fyrwald

Executive VP and chief financial officer: Kathryn Mikells

Chief marketing officer: Mary Kay Kaufmann

Chief technology officer: Manian Ramesh

Senior executive VP and president (water and process services): David Flitman
Executive VP and president (Europe, Africa, Middle East): David Johnson
Executive VP and president (Asia Pacific): Eric Melin
Executive VP and president (energy services): Steve Taylor

VP, general counsel and corporate secretary: Stephen Landsman
VP (energy services supply chain): Mark Stoll

Group VP (water marketing and development): Rich Bendure
Division VP (taxes): Lori Arnold




1601 West Diehl Road
Naperville, IL 60563-1198

Tel: +1 630 305 1000
Fax: +1 630 305 2900 

Nalco Company Structure

Nalco is a provider of integrated water treatment and process improvement services, chemicals and equipment programmes for industrial and institutional applications. In November 2004, Nalco completed its initial public offering (IPO). Blackstone and partners, Apollo Management and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners put in $992m in equity and raised $3.2bn in debt to buy Nalco for $4.1bn.
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Nalco Strategy & Financial Highlights

In the midst of the most challenging economic environment in 70 years, Nalco says that it proved the strength of the company’s business by generating record free cash flow and solid margin gains. On this basis, Nalco says that it enters 2010 as a stronger business with expanding opportunities. (Edited from: “Letter from the chairman”). ICIS also provides you with key financial data listed in table form. More about Nalco Strategy & Financial Highlights


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