STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Ryan Chappell

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

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Travis Kilgore

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

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Shawn Willette

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

Steffes Hosted Hands On Training For GRE Cooperatives

Steffes Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) hosted an advanced technical training in Baxter, Minnesota on August 29th and 30th . The training was conducted by Steffes ETS experts Julie Thorpe, Technical Support Manager; Tom Steffes, Product Development Manager; and John Diem, Regional Sales Manager. Steffes invited partners from electric cooperatives in the central Minnesota area that … Read More

Steffes Named One of 50 Best Places To Work 2017

Steffes is proud to announce that we have been chosen as one of the 50 Best Places to Work by Prairie Business Magazine for the third consecutive year! This is an immense honor that is presented to 50 businesses each year across North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. The selection is based on anonymous nominations … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Candy Haagenson

Candy Haagenson joined the Steffes team in 2011 as an assembly technician.  After two years, she transitioned into a new role as a quality assurance technician. In this role, she performs final inspections on our skid product line and verifies tools to ensure they are working properly. Candy said, her favorite thing about working at … Read More