Zep Inc. Keeps Facilities Fresher With TimeMist® Settings and TimeMist® Micro Metered Air Care

November 18, 2013

ATLANTA, November 18, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) - 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 Zep Distribution will launch two new metered air care dispensers: TimeMist® Settings and the TimeMist® Micro.

The dispensers will be featured at Zep Inc.'s booth at ISSA/INTERCLEAN and have been selected as a finalist in the 2013 ISSA Innovation Award, which recognizes the cleaning industry's top product innovations of the year.

The modern, sleek dispensers are available in black/metallic and white/metallic to complement every décor. A hinged access door allows for fast and efficient servicing of both units, while a magnetic lock on TimeMist® Settings offers the added benefit of secure and consistent delivery of fragrance.

"These dispensers are ideal for most any commercial application due to their improved performance and ability to be paired with out trusted TimeMist and Yankee Candle® metered aerosol brands," said Steve Nichols, Group President of Zep Inc. "Not only do they offer updated technology and mechanics, along with a more modern aesthetic, they are also able to deliver a substantial cost-in-use advantage."

Users can control the amount or intensity of fragranced metered out (7.5, 15, or 30-minute intervals) with a flexible, easy-to-use interface found behind the access door. Innovative light-sensing technology, paired with mode setting options, ensures that the dispenser runs only when needed: all day, only when lights are on, or only when lights are off.

The unit can be powered by either two AA batteries for one year of service life or four AA batteries for two years of service life, significantly reducing operational spend when compared to dispensers that run on C batteries or less-efficient AA dispensers. For added convenience, a light on the unit indicates when to replace the batteries.

About Zep Distribution

Zep Distribution, a unit of Zep Inc. is a leading provider of high-performance specialty cleaning and maintenance chemical solutions to the distribution channel. Our solutions clean, maintain, and protect our customer's facilities, equipment and vehicles. We manufacture brands like: Zep Professional®, Misty®, TimeMist®, and Enforcer® brands. Zep Distribution also leads the industry as a premier private brand manufacturer. For more information, visit www.zepdistribution.com.

About Zep Inc.

Zep Inc., with fiscal year 2013 net sales of approximately $690 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 60% 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 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.

Investor Contact:

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

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