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CID Lines (Flanders) to be acquired by Ecolab (US)

Ecolab – world leader in water, food safety and hygiene technologies and services – has reached an agreement for the acquisition of CID Lines, a global provider of animal biosafety and hygiene solutions based in Flanders. Nick Alfano, executive vice president of Global Food & Beverage at Ecolab: “CID Lines offers opportunities to use our global presence to grow.” The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval, which is expected in the 2nd quarter of 2020.

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Strong product portfolio

CID Lines is highly regarded in the market for its agricultural detergents and disinfectants. The company offers a full range of cleaning, disinfection and hygiene solutions for pig, poultry and dairy farms, providing products and services to more than 300,000 farms in 100 countries. The company is headquartered and privately held in Ypres, Flanders and employs more than 185 people.

"We look forward to continuing this growth trajectory and working together with Ecolab," says Koen Brutsaert, co-founder and chief executive officer of CID Lines. "Our focus on animal health is in line with Ecolab's approach to food safety and healthy environments.

Trusted partner in the sector

Ecolab is a fast-growing provider of commercial cleaning, sanitation and service solution. With 50,000 employees worldwide, Ecolab provides comprehensive solutions, data-based insights and on-site service to promote food safety, protect public health, optimize water and energy consumption and improve operational efficiency for customers in the food, health, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the globe.

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EcolabCID Lines
Reported by
Newspaper De Tijd
16 March 2020

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