Grow by acquisitions, has been one of the business strategy for U.S ecology. Though US Ecology is still growing organically by diligently carrying out its core business in a competent manner, the executive board is growing the company inorganically by acquiring more smaller companies under its gamut. US Ecology tends to carefully choose the companies being purchased for positioning the company strategically across USA in order to serve more customers in more number of states and also make sure that the company being bought has the scope of being expanded in its own operational capability and services provided. In the last 5 years, U.S ecology has grown 3 times in size by acquiring other companies.
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