Eden Prairie, MN (January 21, 2016) – The Minnesota Vikings and Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, today announced a 10-year strategic marketing partnership that will benefit both organizations and fans at U.S. Bank Stadium. A wide range of Ecolab solutions and services will be used throughout the facility to help ensure clean, efficient and sustainable operations, and the company will sponsor the Ecolab Gate at the north entrance of U.S. Bank Stadium.
“For more than 90 years, Ecolab has been proud to call Minnesota home, and we understand the importance of supporting community initiatives throughout our great state,” said Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr. “We are proud of our partnership with the Vikings and this new facility that Minnesotans will enjoy for decades to come.”
Ecolab will provide hand care, cleaning and sanitation products, water treatment for cooling and heating systems, and other solutions and services at U.S. Bank Stadium. The company also will engage with the Vikings on community outreach initiatives.
“Ecolab is a prominent Minnesota business whose CEO, Doug Baker, has long-been a supporter of the Vikings and served a key role in the push to secure Super Bowl LII in Minnesota,” said Vikings Owner/President Mark Wilf. “We are excited to officially partner with Ecolab to offer their products inside U.S. Bank Stadium and work together in the community.”
Headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., Ecolab has more than 2,500 employees throughout Minnesota and 47,000 employees globally.
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2014 sales of $14 billion and 47,000 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 news and information, visit www.ecolab.com. Follow us on Twitter @ecolab or Facebook at facebook.com/ecolab.