Ecolab Expands European R&D Center

September 11, 2020 Ecolab Expands European R&D Center

Ecolab Inc. has opened an expansion of its Luce Letartre Research Center in Sainghin-en-Mélantois, in the north of France.

The 21,000-square-foot expansion doubles the site’s research and innovation capacity, making it one of the largest research and development centers in Europe for the healthcare sector. Initially constructed in 2012, the expanded research center has the latest technologies to develop and test the effectiveness of new disinfectant formulations on infection-causing microorganisms.

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