Mandle Zeban, his brother Sam, William Eplan and Saul Powell set up the Zep Manufacturing Company in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mandle Zeban’s son, Erwin, takes over the reins of company bringing innovative ideas for the market and a philanthropic approach to all Zep collaborators.
The start of Zep’s great expansion in the United States from its new headquarters in Dallas, and later Kansas City, opening a big production plant in Chicago.
Zep is acquired by NSI and Erwin Zaban is elected company Chairman.
Harry Maziar started as a sales agent before being promoted to Sales Manager. He later became the Chairman of Zep’s Board of Directors, and this marked the start of 25 years of success for the group, with the company’s turnover increasing from 29 million to 350 million USD.
Zep US launches its products on the European market by first acquiring Kem (NL) and then Kymax (IT) with their production plants.
The finance group USA Acuity Brands acquires and reorganizes Zep.
Zep Europe launches its products on the British market by acquiring the Hale Group and Mykal Ltd. with their production plants.
The finance group USA New Mountain Capital buys out the whole Zep Group for 629 million USD.
The Zep Europe Group’s turnover in 2017 amounted to 43 million euros, supplying 230 retailers.
Zep UK is a branch of ZEP Inc. based in Atlanta, Georgia (US) since 1937, a leader in auxiliary chemicals for civil and industrial maintenance.
Zep has two production plants and commercial branches in Europe (UK and Italy) with various distributors both in this continent and throughout the rest of the world.
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