Nalco named as most preferred paper chemicals supplier by Paper360° magazine

NAPPERVILLE, Illinois , December 29, 2010 (press release) – Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has been named the most preferred supplier of chemical programs for the pulp and paper industry according to a recently released 2010 Brand Awareness Preference Study by Paper360° magazine.

More survey respondents from paper and paperboard manufacturers around the world identified Nalco as their most preferred supplier among users of pulp and paper chemicals and in the category of water treatment. In addition, Nalco was most preferred supplier in two specific subcategories: retention aids and pulp antifoams and received high supplier preference scores for coating additives, microbiocides and sizing.

There were more than 700 responses to the survey, conducted for Paper360° magazine by Marietta, GA-based Litchfield Research, an independent research firm. Paper360° magazine is the official publication of TAPPI (Technical Association for the Pulp and Paper Industry) and PIMA (Paper Industry Management Association).

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