Zep Inc. Launches Zep Commercial® Retail Brand in Europe

Screwfix, UK’s Leading Supplier to the Trades, Launches Zep Commercial® Retail Assortment in 395 Stores

ATLANTA--()--Zep Inc. (NYSE: ZEP), a leading consumable chemical packaged goods company that manufactures a wide variety of high-performance maintenance and cleaning chemicals, today announced that Screwfix, the UK’s leading supplier of trade tools and a retail brand of Kingfisher PLC, Europe’s largest home improvement retailer, now stock an assortment of 17 Zep Commercial® cleaners, degreasers and wash products in its 395 Screwfix stores.

“We are excited to be launching our Zep Commercial product line with Screwfix, the UK’s largest home improvement retailer,” stated John K. Morgan, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Zep Inc. “I’m confident that tradespeople will be impressed by the quality of our products.”

The initial assortment of 17 items will include cleaners, degreasers and wash products specifically formulated to meet the needs of professional tradespeople. The products will be available in 395 Screwfix stores in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and on-line via www.screwfix.com to its 6 million monthly Website visitors. Screwfix has distinguished itself as “where the trade buys” with an assortment of over 23,000 products, of which 11,000 products are in stock and 3,000 available for next-day delivery combined with 5 minute Click and Connect service.

Zep Commercial® Products Available at Screwfix:

  • Calcium, Lime and Rust Stain Remover
  • Mould & Mildew Stain Remover
  • Shower, Bath & Tile Cleaner
  • CleanStone Plus
  • Leather Cleaner & Conditioner
  • Contractors Solvent
    (500ml aerosol & 5L)
  • All-Purpose Cleaner & Degreaser
  • Fast 505
  • Heavy-Duty Citrus Degreaser
  • All-in-1 Premium Pressure Wash
  • Driveway, Concrete & Masonry Cleaner
  • Driveway, Concrete & Masonry Sealer
  • House & Siding Pressure Wash
  • Wood, Deck & Fence Pressure Wash
  • Multi Task Wipes (100 & 300 count)

About Screwfix:

Screwfix is part of Kingfisher plc, Europe’s leading home improvement retail group and the third largest in the world www.kingfisher.com. Screwfix is recognised as being “where the trade buys” offering a straightforward and transparently-priced retail experience that enables busy tradesmen to shop 23,000 products over the phone, online, via their mobile or from their local store.

About Zep Inc.

Zep Inc., with fiscal year 2014 net sales of approximately $700 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 63% 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®, Zep Automotive®, Enforcer®, Misty®, TimeMist®, TimeWick™, Country Vet®, Original Bike Spirits®, Blue Coral®, Black Magic®, Rain-X®, Niagara National™, De-Solv-it®, 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.

Contacts

Zep Inc.
Don De Laria, 404-350-6266
VP, Investor Relations & Communications
don.delaria@zep.com

Contacts

Zep Inc.
Don De Laria, 404-350-6266
VP, Investor Relations & Communications
don.delaria@zep.com