Patrick Hansen is celebrating 2 years with Steffes! He had experience in manufacturing production and came to Steffes because a friend referred him. He started as a Production Planner at our Grand Forks West facility and transferred to Production Planner at our Grand Forks East facility in June of 2018 to help coordinate production of … Read More

Steffes Makes Financial Contribution to University of Mary’s School of Engineering

As a part of a longstanding commitment to continuing education, Steffes has pledged a financial donation over the next several years to the University of Mary’s School of Engineering. Steffes’ financial assistance will help support the cross-disciplinary of innovation and entrepreneurship and achieve new levels of academic excellence for the School of Engineering at Mary. … Read More

Steffes Employees Take the Plunge for Special Olympics

On Saturday, February 23, seven brave employees in Grand Forks participated in the Polar Plunge, a fundraiser for Special Olympics ND.  For each employee that jumped. Steffes donated $75 to the organization. Thank you to Don Doescher, Shawn Willette, John Stempinski, Travis Kilgore, Brad Haugen, Stephen Bolen, and Corey Graff for showing great leadership and … Read More


Josh Vetter joined Steffes as an Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) product engineer in the Fall of 2017. In this role, he works in the ETS lab to provide support for existing products and new product development. “I joined Steffes because I wanted a challenging, more involved career,” said Josh. “Something that would challenge me daily … Read More


Bobby Phelps is part of our growing remote oil and gas  team. In fact, he was one of the first members. He became our second remote employee as a part of our expansion into new oil plays after the Bakken. He is in his 4th year of being our Field Service Technician for the Permian Basin in … Read More


Shannon Doss came to work for Steffes three and a half years ago as a Shipping and Receiving Clerk after a friend who worked here recommended that he apply. At Steffes, we have an employee referral program because we believe that our best recruiters are our employees. When they refer someone who gets hired at … Read More


Andy Bosset joined Steffes a year and a half ago as an ETS assembly technician. Since then he has progressed in the company and currently is the production supervisor for the powder coat paint line.As production supervisor, he leads the paint line towards quality, safety and production goals. He also assists with continuous improvement efforts, … Read More

Rhonda Semerad Retires

Rhonda Semerad retired on October 26 after 10 years of Facility Maintenance at our Dickinson Facility. In this role, Rhonda played an important role behind the scenes of making Steffes an enjoyable place to work. She is most famous as being our resident professional popcorn maker on Popcorn Thursdays that many of our employees look … Read More