Ecolab Announces Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Belimed

Ecolab Inc. announces that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Belimed Inc. to provide optimized cleaning solutions for hospital sterile processing departments.

Until now, Belimed has supplied both cleaning solutions and equipment to meet the instrument reprocessing needs of its customers. Going forward, Belimed will focus on equipment, and Ecolab will be the preferred cleaning solutions supplier. Ecolab will begin supplying Belimed's existing cleaning supply customers immediately and will be the recommended supplier for Belimed's future equipment installations.

"By pairing Ecolab's expertise in quality cleaning solutions with Belimed's expertise in designing instrument reprocessing and disinfection equipment, we are providing customers a best-in-class approach to deliver outstanding cleaning results," said Paul Chaffin, vice president and general manager of Ecolab Healthcare North America.

"This is an exciting cooperation between two leading companies in their respective healthcare markets," said Joe McDonald, president and CEO of Belimed US. "This collaboration will combine innovative products with a focus on complete customer confidence to provide integrated solutions, service and support."