Nalco Executives to Address Conferences in Chicago and New York

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 8, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nalco (NYSE:NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, announced today that executives will be speaking at several investor conferences in November.

On Nov. 9, Michael Bushman, Division Vice President, Global Policy and Stakeholder Engagement, will address the Baird Industrial Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago at 1:20 p.m. CST (2:20 p.m. EST).

On Nov. 17, Mary Kay Kaufmann, Group Vice President, Commercial Operations Water and Process Services Americas and Chief Marketing Officer, will address the Citi North American Credit Conference at 7:30 a.m. EST at the Crown Plaza Times Square in New York. She will also speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Credit Conference at 2:00 p.m. EST at the Marriott Marquis.

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch presentation will be available via webcast on the Investor Relations portion of the Company's website at www.nalco.com/investors. Participants are advised to log on to the event 5 to 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. A replay of the webcast will be available approximately one hour after the presentation concludes and will remain available through Dec. 3.

About Nalco

Nalco is the world's largest sustainability services company focused on industrial water, energy and air applications; delivering significant environmental, social and economic performance benefits to our customers. We help our customers reduce energy, water and other natural resource consumption, enhance air quality, minimize environmental releases and improve productivity and end products while boosting the bottom line. Together our comprehensive solutions contribute to the sustainable development of customer operations. Nalco is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. More than 11,500 Nalco employees operate in 150 countries supported by a comprehensive network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and research centers to serve a broad range of end markets. In 2009, Nalco achieved sales of more than $3.7 billion. For more information visit www.nalco.com.

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