Ecolab Purchases Gallay Medical

October 4, 2019 Ecolab Purchases Gallay Medical

Ecolab Inc. has acquired Gallay Medical & Scientific.

Ecolab’s purchase of the Melbourne, Australia-based distributor of medical, dental, and pharmaceutical solutions increases the company’s product portfolio and geographical footprint in Australia and New Zeeland. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

“Ecolab is committed to providing hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout the world with innovative infection prevention solutions for patients and healthcare providers,” said Gergely Sved, senior vice president and general manager of Ecolab’s healthcare division. “Gallay Medical & Scientific, founded and operated by the Vat family, is a well-respected distributor of medical solutions that shares our focus on technical and service excellence, and will enable us to meet the needs of our growing customer base in Australia and New Zealand.”

About Ecolab
With annual sales of US$15 billion and more than 49,000 associates, Ecolab Inc. specializes in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety, and infection prevention products and services in more than 170 countries. For more information, visit