Amrep, Subsidiary of Zep Inc., Achieves Perfect Score To Win Subaru Gold Supplier

February 28, 2011

ATLANTA, Feb 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Zep Inc. (NYSE:ZEP) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Amrep, Inc., a specialty chemical formulator and packager focusing on professional grade chemical products for the automotive, fleet maintenance, motorcycle, jan/san institutional and industrial/MRO markets, has received the Subaru Gold Supplier Excellence Award from Subaru of America, Inc.. This award is "in recognition of outstanding achievement in all areas of supplier performance".

The award was presented to Amrep at Subaru's Supplier Excellence Award Meeting. One of the highest honors presented by Subaru of America Inc., the Gold Award is based on measures of overall supplier performance including accounting, marketing, sourcing and supply. Amrep achieved a perfect score 5.00 across all measured areas of supplier performance. Amrep manufactures and distributes more than 30 functional fluids and maintenance chemical products to over 600 Subaru dealerships for use in their service centers across the United States.

"Amrep is honored to be recognized with this quality award by a company who has enjoyed exceptional growth even through the most recent trying economic times in the automotive industry. Subaru continues to receive prestigious awards for its innovative and appealing vehicles from the automotive press," said Joseph Seladi, Group President of Amrep, Inc. "This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our associates; without their contributions, this award would not have been possible."

About Zep Inc.

Zep Inc., with fiscal 2010 net sales of almost $570 million, is a leading producer, marketer, and service provider of a wide range of cleaning and maintenance solutions for commercial, industrial, institutional, and consumer end-markets. Zep Inc.'s product portfolio includes anti-bacterial and industrial hand care products, cleaners, degreasers, deodorizers, disinfectants, floor finishes, sanitizers, and pest and weed control products, as well as high performance products and professional grade chemical products for the automotive, fleet maintenance, industrial/MRO supply, institutional supply and motorcycle markets. The Company markets 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™, Niagara National™ and a number of private labeled brands.Some of Zep's brands have been in existence for more than 100 years.Zep Inc.'s headquarters are in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit the company's website at


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