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Founding Story
The Conklin Company, Inc. has been in business for over 35 years. In the 1920s, Harry Conklin, an innovative chemist and engineer, created some of the organization’s first products that included cleaners, petroleum conditioners, and lubricant (www.mlmlegal.com) additives. Later, in 1969, his sons expanded the business to direct sales and opened the doors for entrepreneurs.

Charles W. and Judy Herbster now own the Conklin Company. They purchased the Company in 1992.

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The Conklin Company, Inc. has two regional distribution centers that serve independent sales consultants. One is in Shakopee, Minnesota and the other is in Columbus, Ohio.

Impact on the Industry
The Conklin Company, Inc. is a member of the Direct Selling Association.  

All of Conklin’s factories are Company-owned.

The Conklin Company, Inc. is the nation’s number one producer by volume of acrylic roofing and meets or exceed the strict standards for fire ratings and code approvals.  

Discussion of Products
The Conklin Company, Inc. has hundreds of products spread across six major product divisions that include agronomics, animal products, building products, consumer products, family care, lubrication, vehicle products, and telecommunications products. All of its products have been developed either by the organization’s specialized research and development department or by other institutions and sold through Conklin after (www.mlmlegal.com) passing through strict quality controls.

Its products are sold in bales, rolls, quarts, gallons, mini-bulks, and truckloads on a daily basis. This gives the Company the opportunity to sell their inventory in high volume sales and a strong customer loyalty base.

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Some of the most popular products include CD-ROM TRU BID Software, Master Guard Wood Sealer 5/Piece Sampler, Wall Kote Sample Piece, Crust Buster Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Reflections Plus Multipurpose Glass Cleaner, Probiotic Support with Dairyzimes, Triple Essentials, Mountain Stream Deluxe Shower Filtration Sytem, Conklin Opportunities for Women Conf. Call Audio Cassette, Cellular Energy, Vital HF, and X-CYTO Plant Growth Regulators.

Other products include hair care and hair care accessories, internet services, nutritional supplements, personal care, and telecommunications services.

Discussion of Opportunity
The Conklin Company, Inc. offers its representatives the opportunity to have flexible hours and an income level that is based on their own motivation. The Conklin Company, Inc. offers customers outstanding products in which representatives are able to sell. Also, representatives are offered the opportunity to be their own boss, earn immediate profits, earn prizes and trips, and need no experience to begin. They are offered access to training tools and sales aids.   

The Conklin Company, Inc. offers Fast Start Bonuses, management commissions, and energizer commissions to its consultants. Representatives can begin working by purchasing the Business (www.mlmlegal.com) Builder package with includes a modest investment (payment plans are available) and the package includes products, company training materials, and product support materials.  

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The Conklin Company, Inc. also offers ongoing training events for products, sales, and corporate training.  

The Conklin Company offers the following information regarding its compensation:

How do I become a Director?

To achieve the title of Director, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be an active District Manager.

  • Personally sponsor twelve or more active IBOs or Customers.

  • Develop two or more active first-generation District Managers.

  • Personally purchase or upgrade to a Wholesale Training Package.

  • Meet organization volume requirement of $12,000 in three of the preceding six cycles. If the first $12,000 cycle is six cycles back, the Director appointment must be made on the Monday before the close of the most current cycle.

  • Attend Conklin Business Seminar (CBS) in the past three years. If it has been more than three years since attending, you may audit this program, attend Successful Sales Manager or Back to Basics.

  • Be a current subscriber to a Conklin Business Website or an active VoiceLink member.

  • Have an account in good standing, with no unpaid balance (NSF, Net Due or Net 30 in arrears).

  • Submit the most current Director Manager Application and Field Management Agreement to Business Marketing.

How do I become a District Manager?

  • Be an active Sales Manager.

  • Personally sponsor six or more active Independent Business Owners or Customers.

  • Develop two or more first-generation Sales Managers.

  • Meet organization volume requirements of $6,000 in three of preceding six cycles.  If the first $6,000 cycle is six cycles back, the District Manager appointment must be made on the Monday before the close of the most current cycle. 

  • Personally purchase or upgrade to a Wholesale Training Package. 

  • Must have attended Conklin Business Seminar (CBS) within 3 years of appointment date.  If more than three years , you may audit Conklin Business Seminar, attend Successful Sales Manager or Back to Basics within the past three years.

  • Have an account in good standing, with no unpaid balance (NSF, Net Due or Net 30 in arrears).

  • Submit the most current District Manager Application and Field Management Agreement to Business Marketing. 

Discussion of Distributor Base and Sales Volume in U.S.
The Conklin Company, Inc. has thousands of independent business owners in the United States.

Company Website: https://www.conklin.com/index.cfm

 

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