Zep Inc., a leading consumable chemical packaged goods company that manufactures a wide variety of high-performance maintenance and cleaning chemicals, today announced that it is joining the SmartEquip Network to provide electronic parts and service support, and procurement for its products.
“Zep Inc. continues to demonstrate its commitment to improving process and transactional efficiencies for its customers,” said Steve Nichols, Group President of Zep Inc. “By joining the SmartEquip Network, we are extending our electronic product support capabilities, and our parts ordering efficiencies, directly into the operating platforms of our customers, delivering real savings and improving equipment uptime.”
“We are very pleased that Zep Inc. has chosen to join our Network and welcome Zep Inc. to the SmartEquip Network,” adds SmartEquip Director of OEM Business Development, Mike Kendall. “Their well known line of industrial products affords our fleet customers an opportunity to drive procurement efficiencies for both equipment and supplies through the SmartEquip Network.”
Rental companies utilizing SmartEquip’s e-FleetPro technology can anticipate the availability of Zep Inc. product and service support information on the SmartEquip Network in November 2014
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 64% 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®, 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.
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