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Ecolab's Aquanomic™ 2.0 Low-Temp Solid Laundry Program Delivers Enhanced Whiteness, Prolonged Linen Life and Substantial Water and Energy Savings

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End-to-end solution helps hotels improve operational efficiency and
sustainability

Delivering both performance and sustainability, Ecolab's new Aquanomic™
2.0 Low-Temp Solid Laundry Program utilizes advanced analytics and
solids chemistry to enhance whiteness, extend linen life, reduce costs
and improve hotel guest satisfaction.

"Guest expectations are rising while laundry operation costs are
increasing," said Ann Mamer Lloyd, senior vice president of Marketing
for Ecolab's Global Institutional business. "Labor, linen replacement
and significant water and energy use are all factors. The Aquanomic 2.0
Low-Temp Solids Laundry Program is designed to deliver the best results
while ensuring laundry operations are running at the highest levels of
efficiency."

The program's advanced chemistry effectively targets a wide range of
stains from cosmetics and food to body soils, and both the detergent and
softener have been reformulated to improve whiteness and help reclaim
discolored linen. The chemistry also provides the softness and pleasant
fragrance guests expect.

The solid chemistry is formulated to provide sustainability and employee
safety benefits. The lightweight capsules are easy to use and store,
reducing physical strain for the laundry staff while reducing packaging
waste by up to 74 percent*. In addition, the closed-looped dispensing
system and the color- and shape-coded capsules provide a safe dispensing
solution for employees.

The new Aquanomic 2.0 Low-Temp Solid Laundry Program also can deliver
water savings of up to 40 percent and energy savings of up to 50
percent. When paired with Ecolab's StainBlaster™ solution, hotels can
reduce linen replacement by 20 percent or more and realize up to $9,500
in total annual savings**.

Through the Aquanomic 2.0 Low-Temp Solid Laundry Program, hotels can tap
Ecolab's industry-leading laundry expertise, delivered by our
representatives on-site to address the unique operational challenges of
our customers. The program offers insights into water and energy use
over time, load counts to help optimize efficiency and an out-of-product
alarm to notify staff if attention is needed. These actionable insights
help to streamline operations by improving productivity and translate
into tangible savings.

"The Aquanomic 2.0 Low-Temp Solid Laundry Program delivers against the
most difficult laundry challenges and simplifies operations. The safe,
easy-to-use solid chemistry is designed to provide longer-lasting
whiteness, reduces rewash which results in significant labor savings,
and decreases water and energy use," added Mamer Lloyd. "Together with
our on-site training and industry-leading service, this program is truly
one-of-a-kind."

To learn more about Ecolab's Aquanomic 2.0 Low-Temp Solid Laundry
Program, visit ecolab.com/aquanomic
or call 1-800-35-CLEAN to schedule a demonstration.

About Ecolab
A trusted partner at nearly three million
customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene
and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital
resources. With annual sales of $14 billion and 48,000 associates,
Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights 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 www.ecolab.com.

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*Waste savings on Solid Program vs. a traditional liquids program
(three products: Detergent, Bleach and Softener, in 5-gallon pails) as
the baseline.

**Based on 160-room lodging property, 75 percent occupancy rate, 16
pounds of linen per room, 100°F versus typical laundry temperature of
120°F and average national utility rates. Customer linen savings based
on market linen research studies conducted by Ecolab April 2013 to
December 2014, annual linen replacement data from more than 700 hotels
between 2011 and 2015.

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