ChemDesign Products, Inc.

Rae Johnson Promoted to Senior VP, Sales & Marketing

 April 7th, 2020 – Marinette, Wis. – Rae Johnson, who has provided his chemistry knowledge and sales talents to ChemDesign since 2004, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Rae has demonstrated superior leadership throughout his years and his many notable accomplishments have been vital to the transformation of ChemDesign. 

Rae has over twenty years of experience in business development of the chemical industry, working for Hickson-DanChem, Brenntag, and Ruetgers before joining ChemDesign. Rae is focused on developing chemical toll manufacturing relationships and is an active member of SOCMA and the Global Chemicals Executives.

David Mielke, President and CEO of ChemDesign, reflects that this promotion was due to his excellent customer interaction abilities, creativity, and strategic focus he has utilized to maintain and develop high-quality business relations for the company, “His focus on long-term, collaborative customer relationships with a diverse mix of many chemical companies have established ChemDesign as a leader in custom toll manufacturing.” 

Rae has an optimistic attitude about his new title change and a positive outlook for the developments at the chemical manufacturing company. “I am grateful for the time I have had at ChemDesign and look forward to the exciting future before us”. ChemDesign is building a new Technology Center, that will serve as the central hub for organizational communications. It is planned to be complete by the fall of 2020. It is among many of the additions to the plant in forthcoming years.

ChemDesign,, provides toll chemical manufacturing for companies in the agricultural chemicals, fine and specialty chemicals industries. One hundred and fifty people are employed at their facility in Marinette, Wisconsin. ChemDesign is a recipient of the Educational Outreach Award from SOCMA, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates. ChemDesign has been a member of SOCMA since its inception and is a member of the ChemStewards® program.

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