Founded in 1928, Nalco Company provides fledgling water treatment solutions for industrial and commercial clients throughout the United States and world. Its products include boilers, modular pumps, vacuums, water softeners, carbon filters, cooling towers, and foam and feed systems. The company offers water combustion, beverage fining, investment casting, odor control, and wastewater and water clarification solutions. Nalco Company additionally provides product analysis, fiber management, Web-based monitoring, technical assistance, and research and development services. It also offers engineering, consulting, maintenance, packaging, product analysis, inspection, testing, shipping and delivery services. The company s client base includes the food, power, chemical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, metal, automobile, transportation and mining industries. It maintains a presence in more than 130 countries worldwide and has a staff of over 10,000 employees. Headquartered in Naperville, Ill., Nalco Company maintains one of its locations in Long Beach, Calif.