Zep Commercial Chosen as Meijer's Professional Cleaning Brand

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Zep Commercial Chosen as Meijer's Professional Cleaning Brand

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zep Inc. (NYS: ZEP) , a leading consumable chemical packaged goods company that manufactures a wide variety of high-performance maintenance and cleaning chemicals, today announced, that 32 high-efficacy Zep Commercial® cleaning products are available at most Meijer locations, complementing our existing drain & septic program. The new products were available in most stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky as of August 2, 2013.

"We are delighted to be Meijer's professional cleaning brand offering Meijer customers a wide assortment of high-efficacy cleaning products," said John Callahan, Director of Marketing at Zep Inc. "Our relationship with Meijer adds an important retailer in central United States and further expands the availability of the Zep Commercial® line of products," Callahan continued.

Life can be hectic and as a pioneer of one-stop shopping, the addition of Zep Commercial's® line of professional cleaning products to Meijer stores makes it easy for customers to find exactly what they need all in one place. The initial stocking assortment includes six cleaners & degreasers, five floor care products, eight specialty cleaners, eight restroom items, three glass cleaners and two air care items.

About Zep Inc.

Zep Inc., with fiscal year 2012 net sales of $654 million, is a leading consumable chemical packaged goods company selling a wide variety of high-performance chemicals that help professionals and prosumers clean, maintain and protect their assets. We are focused on the attractive industry dynamics of the transportation market and the industrial maintenance and repair operation ("MRO") market, which together now comprise approximately 61% of our revenue with the balance derived from sales into the facilities maintenance vertical. We market these products and services under well recognized and established brand names, such as Zep®, Zep Commercial®, Zep Professional®, Enforcer®, National Chemical™, Selig™, Misty®, Next Dimension™, Petro®, i-Chem®, TimeMist®, TimeWick™, MicrobeMax®, Country Vet®, Konk®, Zep®/SKILCRAFT®, Original Bike Spirits®, Armor All®, Blue Coral®, Black Magic®, Rain-X®, Niagara National™, FC Forward Chemicals®, Rexodan®, Mykal™, and a number of private label brands. Founded in 1937, some of Zep Inc.'s brands have been in existence since 1896. Zep Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit our website at www.zepinc.com.

About Meijer

Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 202 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. As a pioneer of the "one-stop shopping" concept, Meijer stores have evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive electronics departments, garden centers and apparel offerings. Additional information on Meijer and the ability to shop for more can be found at www.meijer.com. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.


Zep Inc.
Don De Laria, 404-350-6266
VP, Investor Relations & Communications

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