AnD Cable Products was established in 1989 by Founder and Managing Director, Louis Chompff.
Louis is of Dutch ancestry and was born in Indonesia. His family fled (to Dutch) New Guinea during the (Indonesian) Independence movement. Louis lived in the lush jungles until age 12 when his family moved to Holland.
He received his (primary) education in Holland and came to the USA at the age of 18. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1967 and was honorably discharged as a sergeant (E-5).
His first job was with Pacific Bell where he spent twenty years in a variety of data management positions that ranged from service, product development, sales, and management. Louis invented ET-Lock ™ on his own time while at PacBell and got a US patent on the product. Unitag™ Cable Identificationwas a later invention.
Louis is an avid sailor, moors his 36’ sailboat in Alameda.
Louis invented and patented the ET-Lock™ and Unitag® Cable Identification that (which) were the foundation upon which he established AnD Cable Products in 1989. The “A” is named after his son, Alex, and “D” after his daughter, Dana. He acquired 100% of the shares in 1993. He added other innovative cable labeling and cable management products including a complete line of ZeroU Horizontal and Vertical Cable Managers for Data Center racks.