Zep Inc. continually strives to deliver best-in-class cleaning and maintenance products and services to its customers and stakeholders. In order to meet these goals, we seek out innovative practices and partners that can help us deliver ever-increasing value. We are always interested in technologies and applications that could positively impact our business in a variety of areas: resource allocation, manufacturing and operations, product development, or technological development, to name just a few. We realize that our next innovation partner could be a small business, an academic institution or an existing supplier or distributor. Zep believes that fostering innovation that can become truly disruptive and impactful often takes both time and resources and that this is key to maintaining our success.