ABCHEM, inc.

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Andy Bobowski
N2272 Overgaard Rd.
Elroy, WI 53929
Cell: 847-404-1711
Fax: Scan and send to email
Andy's sales territory includes Colorado, Northern Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Western Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. (map of Sales Territory)

  • Biography

    Andy began his career with Copolymer (previously (DSM) in Baton Rouge, LA In 1984 as the manager for Midwest accounts. Through his initiative Copolymer’s sales revenue increased from 12 million 26 million in two years. This was accomplished through a focus on strong technical support, developing formulations specific to the processing demands of the individual customer.

    In1986 Andy moved to ChemRep in Palatine, IL again as manager of the Midwest territory. ChemRep is a small representative and distributor servicing the Rubber, Plastic and Adhesive industries. During Andy’s 4 years with ChemRep they experienced a 5 fold increase in revenue from 1.2 million to 5.6 million. During his time there he was involved with warehousing, order processing, shipping and receiving, inventory control, sales, marketing and obtaining new lines for expansion. Some of the companies represented were: Advance Resin Inc., Dwight Products Inc., Grieve Corporation Inc., J.M. Huber Inc., Witco Corp., International Sulfur, Moriyama Corp., Oyster Shell Products, Polymeric Inc., Raytheon Corp., RubiChem Inc., Silmix Inc., Thermal Care/Mayer, Vulcan Materials Corp., Zochem, and Polar Minerals.

    In 1990 Andy formed ABCHEM with a vision to provide technical sales as opposed to commodity sales. ABCHEM is committed to a hands on approach to enhance its relationship with customers, and to provide guidance and support before and after the sales. They strive to maintain a call frequency every 6-8 weeks.

    • Education
      • B.S. in Chemistry and Business, with equivalent minors in Math and computer science
      • MAA Sales and Marketing
      • Masters Certificate in Restaurant and Hotel Management from Cornell University
      • Twin Screw Extrusion Workshop lizrich
      • ACS Rubber Division: advance compounding and processing, testing of elastomers
    • Organization participation in the past
      • Michigan Rubber and Plastic Group (past president)
      • Wisconsin Rubber Group (past president)
      • Twin Cities rubber and plastic Group (past president)
      • Central Illinois Rubber and Plastic Group (past president)
      • Chicago Rubber Group
      • St. Louis Rubber Group
      • Fort Wayne (past president)
      • Twin Cities Rubber Group (served as Area Director)
    • Current member of
      • ACS and ACS Rubber division
      • Charter member of St. Louis Rubber and Plastic Group
      • SPE
      • NPE
      • Society of Plastic Engineering Rotational Molding
    • Manufacturers Represented in the past
      • High Polymers (Blowing Agents)
      • Minerals Technologies (formerly Polar Minerals) (talc, calcium carbonate)
      • Keystone (channel black)
      • JM Huber (clay, silica and carbon black)
      • Hoffman Minerals (specialty fillers)
      • Huels Corp. (EPDM)
      • Nitro Flex (MBR, and SBR)
      • Emeril Chemicals (Anti-oxidents)
      • Brabender Tech Pro (rubber and plastic testing equipment)

Mark Gibson
1145 N 330 W
Angola, In 46703
Phone: 812-454-2444
Sales Manger
Mark's sales territory includes Southern Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Eastern Missouri. (map of Sales Territory)