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03 October 2019

Gallay Medical & Scientific has been acquired by Ecolab Inc.

We are pleased to announce that Gallay Medical & Scientific has been acquired by Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources.

“Ecolab is committed to providing hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout the world with innovative infection prevention solutions for patients and healthcare providers,” said Gergely Sved, senior vice president and general manager of Ecolab Healthcare. “Gallay Medical & Scientific, founded and operated by the Vat family, is a well-respected distributor of medical solutions that shares our focus on technical and service excellence, and will enable us to meet the needs of our growing customer base in Australia and New Zealand.”

This acquisition is designed to further enhance our commercial offerings and service in the Healthcare and Life Science industries.

Gallay Medical & Scientific is a leader in providing medical devices, equipment, chemistry and service to the medical, dental, scientific and pharmaceutical industries. Founded by Jan Vat in 1965, we have approximately 100 employees, including a field service team, research, development and technical centre in Melbourne with offices, workshops and warehouses throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Ecolab Healthcare serves more than 8,700 hospitals and health systems in more than 90 countries, delivering solutions that help ensure cleaner, safer and healthier environments for patients and healthcare providers. Its unique program delivery model brings together cutting-edge technology, real-time information, personally delivered service and best-practice training for improved outcomes, operational efficiencies and increased patient satisfaction.

We are excited for this step forward in our vision to provide the best solutions and service within the Healthcare and Life Science industries.

If you have any questions or require further clarification regarding this acquisition, please do not hesitate to contact your Gallay or Ecolab representative or our customer service on the details below.

Gallay Contact Details


Phone: 1300 GALLAY (1300 425 529)

Email: sales@gallay.com.au

New Zealand

Phone: 0800 GALLAY (0800 425 529)

Email: sales@gallay.co.nz


Ecolab Contact Details


Phone: 1300 ECOLAB (1300 326 522)

Email: Ecolink.Australia@ecolab.com

New Zealand

Phone: 0508 732 733

Email: Customer.services.NZ@ecolab.com




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