Steffes Spotlight: Wyatt Kainz

At Steffes, we don’t believe great minds think alike; we believe they think differently. From the largest build down to the smallest part, innovation is at the forefront of our product designs and manufacturing processes. One of the great minds who contributes to the culture of innovation at Steffes is Wyatt Kainz.   As a … Read More

EHS/CI Manager Bethany Kovash receives Patriot Award

Bethany Kovash, Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS)/Continuous Improvement (CI) manager at Steffes, was presented with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s (ESGR) Patriot Award by Rich Brauhn, chair of ESGR’s North Dakota Area Eight committee, Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Kovash was nominated for the Patriot Award by Steffes EHS Specialist Lucas Kubik, an … Read More

Steffes Spotlight: Jeremy Navey

In August 2021, Steffes announced an expansion into the Southeast through the acquisition of a manufacturing facility in Shelby, North Carolina. With this effort to support our strategic vision, as well as innovation in the region, we anticipated immediate growth opportunities for customer production and the Steffes Team. More than a year and a half … Read More


Jennifer Quigley joined the Steffes team more than three years ago as a Technical Support Technician and has loved every minute of it! “The culture at Steffes is great – people are really friendly,” she said. “To me, having fun and being able to smile when you walk into the building is amazing. It’s not … Read More

Honoring our Veterans and Active Service Members

Today and every day, Steffes recognizes the service and sacrifices of our military veterans and active service members. Like the dedication and commitment they have shown to protecting our great nation, they demonstrate the same dedication and commitment to our organization. To our veterans and active military members, thank you for your service! Allen T … Read More


Bobby Whicker’s initial interest in joining the Steffes team was driven by the desire to find a career that offered a better work-life balance. But what he didn’t realize when he left the culinary industry after 23 years was that he would continue to knead his creative brain and feed his curious side in a … Read More

Steffes Spotlight: 2022 Interns

Summer internship season is one of our favorites at Steffes! Every year, we are lucky enough to enjoy the company and collaboration of several college students who work across different divisions and departments. Each of these students brings unique experiences, talents, and diversity to our teams, and as much as they learn from us during … Read More

Steffes Spotlight: Shingirayi Makanya

This month’s Employee Spotlight features Assembly Technician Shingirayi Makanya, who works in Steffes’s Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) division and was recently promoted to production lead! In addition to working in ETS, Shingi has also spent time during his 7-year tenure assembling electrical units for products in the Oil & Gas division and has most recently … Read More


Chance Cunningham is a manufacturing engineer at Steffes who has worked at our Dickinson facility for the last two years. With the acquisition of our property in Shelby, North Carolina, Chance jumped at the opportunity to not only help with the design of the new facility, but has also decided to make a big move! … Read More


May has been a big month for Manufacturing Engineer Jaymi Patterson. Not only is she celebrating one year of employment with Steffes (today!), but she also graduated from the University of North Dakota with her Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering this past weekend! Originally from Minnesota, Jaymi began working for Steffes’ Grand Forks East (GFE) … Read More