ICS Magazine

Weak economy, cost cutting helps Zep grow

January 17, 2010

Few industries have escaped the worst U.S. economic downturn since the Great Depression.

But some sectors -- Coded Linkthe specialty cleaning chemicals industry for one -- are proving more resilient. “Recession-resistant” is how John K. Morgan, chairman and chief executive of Atlanta-based Zep Inc., describes the maker of cleaning products. From the Atlanta Journal Constitution