James Ness joined Steffes in May 2017 as an engineering intern at our Grand Forks East location. During his internship, he was focused on improving cycle times in the Code Shop. He participated in time studies and designed various tools to improve product efficiency. After his summer internship, James was hired part time as a … Read More

Microsoft Highlights Steffes’ Mission to Revolutionize Renewable Energy Storage

 Microsoft visited our Dickinson facility in October to talk with our C.E.O. Paul Steffes about Steffes’ ongoing mission to revolutionize how renewable energy is utilized through grid interactive storage. “Renewable energy is a wonderful thing, but all of our main renewable sources are variable” says Paul Steffes. “The sun comes up, clouds come out, wind … Read More


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

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Julie Thorpe Celebrates 20 Years

Julie Thorpe is celebrating 20 years with Team Steffes. Before she came to Steffes, she was an IT professional with ESP here in Dickinson. In fact, she ran the cables when the Dickinson North facility was built. Julie was originally hired at Steffes as customer service.  She is now the Technical Support Manager for our … 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

Steffes To Exhibit at Executive Oil Conference in Midland Texas

      The Steffes Texas sales team will be exhibiting at the 2017 Executive Oil Conference in Midland, Texas on November 6th and 7th.  Steffes joins over 100 companies in the oil and gas industry in the Permian Basin exhibiting at the conference. This conference allows industry companies come together to network, talk about … 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