Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, is a leading global provider of water management solutions and process applications that combine operational efficiencies with environmental benefits to solve complex customer challenges. A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. Ecolab’s 45,000 employees work to ensure clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments in more than 170 countries around the world.
Ecolab and Nalco are committed to ensuring the safety and health of their employees and communities. Safety and sustainability are core to the company’s purpose of making the world cleaner, safer and healthier.
The 210 employees at Nalco’s Garyville facility work to produce industrial water treatment products for use in boilers and cooling towers, wastewater treatment products and process chemistries for use in the papermaking, mining, petroleum, steel, power generation and food and beverage industries.
Manufactured pounds of finished products at Nalco’s Garyville facility decreased in 2020 when compared to 2019 production. The facility manufactured 281,858,000 pounds of finished product in 2020 and 390,746,000 pounds of product in 2019.
Total emissions at the Garyville facility decreased in 2020. Total emissions were 79,574 pounds compared to 110,744 pounds in 2019. Air emissions decreased slightly in 2020, totaling 1,199 pounds compared to 1,596 pounds in 2019. Water releases decreased in 2020 at 640 pounds compared to 747 pounds in 2019. Off-site transfers in 2020 amounted to 77,734 pounds, a decrease from 2019 off-site transfers of 108,529.
Nalco works to enhance quality of life in its communities and supports organizations and programs that strengthen and enrich the Garyville area, including:
• Founding member of the Garyville/Mt. Airy Community Advisory Panel
• St. John Parish United Way Board Member – employees annually support United Way
• Grants totaling $56,000 were awarded to local area non-profit organizations through the Ecolab Foundation Regional NPO Grants Process
• Supporter of the St. James Parish 4-H, Garyville Volunteer Fire Department and other community groups
• River Region Chamber of Commerce Member • St. John Parish Business Association Member
• St. John Local Emergency Planning Committee Member
In 2020, Nalco’s Garyville facility contributed $1.4 million to St. John the Baptist Parish tax base, approximately $20.5 million in payroll and the value of facility purchases totaled $109 million.
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