The Wall Street Journal (August 29, 2013) reports that Zep Inc. (NYSE: ZEP), a manufacturer of maintenance and cleaning chemicals, has announced the grand opening of Zep Vehicle Care’s new, state-of-the-art, world headquarters.

The new 12,000-square-foot facility is located in Eagan, MN and accommodates a fully equipped and dedicated laboratory, administrative and leadership offices, a large training facility, and will soon also house an operational car wash designed for testing new innovations.

"It makes sound business sense to make sure that the Zep Vehicle Care team has the tools they need to bring the most to car wash operators and, in turn, provide the most value to the Zep Inc. shareholders," said John K. Morgan, Zep Inc.’s chairman, president and CEO.