Ecolab expands regional coverage in Vietnam by opening a new manufacturing plant

From left: Grace Goh, director for supply chain, South East Asia; Greg Lukasik, senior vice-president and market head, South East Asia; Chandrasegeran Marimuthu, vice-president and country manager for Vietnam; consul general Susan Burns, US embassy and Vietnam consulate; Sam De Boo, executive vice-president and president, global markets; and Gregory Harris, principal commercial officer, US embassy and Vietnam consulate

Ecolab, a global sustainability group offering water, hygiene, and infection prevention solutions and services, continues its expansion to meet the growing market and increasing customer demand. It has opened its new manufacturing plant in Ho Nai industrial park, near Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. This new facility serves to demonstrate Ecolab’s commitment to supporting customers, innovation, and sustainability in Vietnam and throughout South East Asia.

The new plant has 3,000m2 of space with a laboratory, manufacturing facility and warehouse. The new facility will also provide additional local job opportunities, bringing the company’s workforce in Vietnam to more than 100 people. Ecolab supports customers in multiple industrial markets, including food service, lodging, healthcare, building facilities, F&B processing, manufacturing, transportation, pulp and paper, microelectronics, petrochemicals, and power generation.

Greg Lukasik, senior vice-president and market head for South East Asia, Ecolab said, “This space will serve as a hub of science, expertise, and support activities from the Ecolab team to serve both our customers, as well as the local community. With the opening of the new plant, we are creating new opportunities for customer partnerships, while supporting the development and growth of Vietnam’s thriving economy.”