Zep was founded in 1937 with "Mission" to give its customers:
Zep UK has built its success on its commitment to deliver the highest quality, cost-effective chemicals and service to all its customers. The development of any business is based upon the foundation of the relationship it has with its customers. The development of our customers both old and new is established through delivering an unrivalled partnership with our company and its sales force. Our priority is our customers and we treat every customer as our No. 1 customer to ensure the highest level of service and value.
A key to our competitive edge is our people. We believe they make the difference. Therefore, we continue to invest heavily in the training and development of our office staff and sales force. Our culture of service over self does not stop with our customers. We want each team member to want to come to work every day and feel they have an opportunity to contribute, to grow and to benefit from our company's success.
Our vision serves as the framework and guides every aspect of our business by describing what we need to accomplish in order to continue achieving sustainable, quality growth.
People: Be a great place to work where people are inspired to be the best they can be.
Portfolio: Manufacture and supply the highest quality products to more than satisfy our customers’ needs and wants.
Customers: Develop a network of customers and suppliers, together we create a mutual successful and longstanding partnership.
Environment: Be a responsible company ever mindful of the changing requirements of our environment.
Productivity: Be a highly effective, lean, innovative and fast-moving organization.
Profit: Maximize long-term return to shareowners while being ever mindful of our overall responsibilities.
The world is an ever changing place. To continue to thrive and grow as a business we must look ahead, understand the trends and forces that will shape our business in the future and be flexible and able to adapt to those changes. We are building our future business today, in readiness for tomorrow.