Ecolab 8-K 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 28, 2011
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Item 8.01 Other Information.
On October 28, 2011, Ecolab issued a news release announcing the date for the special meeting of stockholders in connection with the proposed merger with Nalco Holding Company. A copy of Ecolabs news release is filed as Exhibit (99) hereto.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: October 28, 2011