Ecolab 8-K 2017
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
Ecolab Inc. (“Ecolab” or the “Company”) is providing as exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K a table (Exhibit 99.1) with supplemental unaudited reportable segment net sales and operating income information for the years ended December 31, 2016 and December 31, 2015 reflecting international operations at the fixed currency exchange rates established by Company management at the beginning of 2017 and the establishment of the Life Sciences operating segment, effective in the first quarter of 2017, to align with the strategy for growth in the pharmaceutical and personal care manufacturing operations. The table also reflects other immaterial changes, including the movement of certain customers and cost allocations between reportable segments.
The Company is also providing a table (Exhibit 99.2) with supplemental unaudited reportable segment net sales and operating income information for each of the four quarters of 2016 and for the twelve months ended December 31, 2016, reflecting the changes noted above. Ecolab also will publish the attached exhibits on its website located at www.ecolab.com.
The financial information in the tables represents a supplemental presentation of certain of Ecolab’s 2016 and 2015 reportable segment information as explained in this Current Report on Form 8-K and the tables and is not intended to replace the presentation of such information in Ecolab’s Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed with respect to the first, second and third quarters of 2016 and Ecolab’s Annual Reports on Form 10-K filed with respect to the fiscal years ended December 31, 2016 and December 31, 2015.
The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibits attached hereto, is furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(99.1) Supplemental Unaudited Reportable Segment Net Sales and Operating Income Information of Ecolab Inc. for the years ended December 31, 2016 and December 31, 2015.
(99.2) Supplemental Unaudited Reportable Segment Net Sales and Operating Income Information of Ecolab Inc. for each of the quarterly periods ended March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31, 2016 and for the twelve months ended December 31, 2016.
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.