Becky Schweiger, originally from Brainerd Minnesota,  started working at Steffes in 2007 after her friend referred her.  Becky works in our Electric Thermal Storage production area assembling a variety of the heaters that we offer.  She estimates that the number of ETS heaters that she has assembled in her time at Steffes is well into … Read More


Tony Borreson was referred to work at Steffes by a friend in 2013. Steffes has a referral program that rewards employees for referring friends to work at Steffes because we believe that it leads to outstanding employees. He began as a welder and robotic technician. Today, he is  a Fab Weld Lead and works on frame … Read More


Linda Braun, a Bismarck native, joined Steffes in 2011 as a machine operator at our Dickinson plant. Over the last six years, she has progressed in the company and currently serves as the production supervisor for the Paint Line. “Steffes is a great company to work for,” said Linda. “They really take care of their … Read More


Ryan Chappell is celebrating his one year anniversary with Steffes. He joined our team as an Assembly Lead at our Grand Forks East facility. In this position, Ryan oversees the assembly of our skid product line, pressure testing, makes sure that needed parts are available, and keeps the production organized and on schedule.  Ryan is … Read More

Steffes Participates in Manufacturing Day 2017

Steffes is excited to be participating in Dickinson’s Manufacturing Day 2017 on October 4th at the Biesiot Activities Center. There is a morning session from 9 a.m. -11 a.m. and an afternoon session from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. This year’s theme is “Opening Doors and Minds.” Students will be able to participate in hands-on activities that … Read More

Larry Hutmacher Celebrates 40 Years With Steffes

Larry Hutmacher started at Steffes in 1977. At that time, Steffes was just a small fabrication shop south of Dickinson with only a handful of employees. He welded snowmobiles skiis and cabinet brackets, which were Steffes’ main products then. He became a leader with each new product that we added as the company expanded. Since … Read More


Travis Kilgore, a Grand Forks native, joined team Steffes in 2013 as a shipping and receiving clerk at our Grand Forks West location. As manufacturing operations grew, Travis transitioned into a supervisor role.   In this role, he oversees all shipping and receiving activity for the Grand Forks West office. “My favorite part about working … Read More


Shawn Willette came to Steffes as an Assembly Technician in 2014 after hearing an ad for open Steffes positions on the radio. During his time as Assembly Technician  he took an interest in welding and got trained and certified through Steffes.  Shawn has now been the Production Supervisor of our entire Grand Forks East facility … Read More