History of Webb Chemical
Webb Chemical Service Corporation was founded in December 1963 by Mr. William Barger. Mr. Barger named the company “Webb” to represent each of his family member’s first names (William, Eve, Betsy, Bill). The values and commitments Mr. Barger held when he started Webb continue to be an integral part of how we operate today. One example: He owned his own fleet (one truck at the time) which enabled him to provide on-time and just-in-time deliveries. If a Webb customer has a chemical reaction going and is waiting on a chemical to be delivered to finish the process, on-time delivery is central to providing excellent customer service.
We began as a "mom and pop" organization.
All sales activities were in Muskegon and Whitehall.
Mr. Bob Hilleary began calling on Webb Chemical.
In September 1968, Mr. Bob Hilleary began working for Webb and we grew to 6 employees.
Our sales territory expanded to include Grand Haven, Holland, and Grand Rapids.
Sales grew to 3 million.
Under their leadership, Webb expanded its sales territory down to Kalamazoo and Benton Harbor, and up to Traverse City.
Webb Chemical became owned entirely by the Hilleary family.
We expanded our sales territory into Eastern Michigan.
Our sales territory includes deliveries via Webb's fleet of equipment in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. We serve customers throughout the United States with third-party carrier partnerships.