Original Bike Spirits® by Zep Inc. Announces Western Power Sports and Panda Rider

May 2, 2013

MARIETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Original Bike Spirits® by Zep Inc. (NYSE: ZEP), one of the leading providers of motorcycle cleaning and performance products, announced today that two of the world's top motorcycle distributors, U.S.- based Western Power Sports and Thailand's Panda Rider, are now distributors of its products. Original Bike Spirits by Zep Inc. officially welcomed Western Power Sports as a distributor in January 2013 and Panda Rider in March 2013.

Western Power Sports is one of the largest motorcycle distributors in the U.S., and they will significantly expand the national reach of Original Bike Spirits by Zep Inc. Panda Rider becomes the first international distributor, extending the Original Bike Spirits by Zep Inc. beyond the U.S. and into Asia.

"Western Power Sports and Panda Rider are two of the biggest powerhouses in the motorcycle industry," said Ron Shank, Director of Sales —Automotive. "We're thrilled that Original Bike Spirits by Zep Inc.'s products will now be available through both distributors and that our customers will have even better access to our products."

Western Power Sports plans to carry both sizes of Original Bike Spirits Spray Cleaner and Polish, an industrial-strength cleaner that removes road dirt and grease, polishes paint and chrome, repels water and reduces dust buildup. Panda Rider plans to carry both sizes of the Spray Cleaner and Polish, as well as several other Original Bike Spirits by Zep Inc.'s products including Cycle Wash, a bike wash that contains powerful surfactants to clean paint, chrome, alloy, plastic and rubber with little or no scrubbing required; Contact/Brake Cleaner, a cleaner for brake pads, shoes and entire brake systems and Chain Lube with white graphite, a superior lubricant that minimizes the attraction of grit, sand and dirt.

"Western Power Sports and Panda Rider customers are passionate about motor sports and want access to the newest and best products for their bikes," explained Shank. "They work to keep their motorcycles looking like new, and that's where our products come in. We specialize in making our customers' bikes look great, and these new distributorships will help more motorcycle owners do just that."

For more information about Original Bike Spirits® by Zep Inc. or to find a nearby dealer, visit www.originalbikespirits.com. To learn more about Western Power Sports, visit www.wps-inc.com. To learn more about Panda Rider, visit www.pandarider.com.

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About Original Bike Spirits by Zep Inc.

Original Bike Spirits by Zep Inc. is a brand of commercial and industrial-grade motorcycle cleaning and performance products. The solution portfolio from Original Bike Spirits by Zep Inc. includes original formula cleaners and polishes for motorcycles, ATVs, scooters, automobiles, marine and power equipment. For more information about Original Bike Spirits by Zep Inc. visit www.originalbikespirits.com.

About Zep Inc.

Zep Inc., with fiscal year 2012 net sales of $654 million, is a leading consumable 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®, Original Bike Spirits®, Blue Coral®, Black Magic®, Rain-X®, Niagara National™, FC Forward Chemicals®, Rexodan®, Mykal™, and a number of private labeled brands. Founded in 1937, some of Zep Inc.'s brands have been in existence since 1896. Zep Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Zep Inc.
Don De Laria, 404-350-6266
VP, Investor Relations & Communications
Original Bike Spirits by Zep Inc.
Ron Shank, 770-422-2071
three PR
Sarah Hamilton, 404-835-4526

Source: Zep Inc.

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