Safety-Kleen Acquires Jacobus Environmental Services

Date: December 14, 2006

Source: News Room

Safety-Kleen Systems acquired Jacobus Environmental Services, a regional provider of collection services for used oil, oil filters, oily water and absorbents. Jacobus serves about 16,000 customers via a network of seven oil collection facilities owned or leased by Jacobus in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wyoming, and owns a fleet of 27 oil-collection trucks. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Safety-Kleen's CEO and president Frederick Florjancic said the acquisition will expand market share and provide Jacobus' former customers with a broader range of used oil, industrial cleaning and waste management options.

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