Apex Industrial Solutions’ mission is to add massive value to your company by saving you time, money, and maintenance.
We Love a Challenge

At Apex Industrial Solutions, we enjoy a good engineering puzzle and your hard-to-configure applications. Bring us your problems and we will offer a solution backed with the most experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly customer service in the industry.

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Let's Work Together

Our goal is to improve your process. We work to find the best possible solution for your application by combining your experience at your plant with our expert knowledge on everything industrial. By working together we can save you time, money, and maintenance.

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Meet the Apex Industrial Solutions Team

Skylar Rekstad
President | Outside Sales

After working 4 years in the industry, Skylar discovered a need for knowledgeable and personable customer service. In 2009, he opened  Apex Industrial Solutions!

Skylar has been married to his amazing wife, Christy for over 15 years. Together they have 5 fun, outgoing children.

When Skylar isn't busy, he enjoys hunting with his dog Kona, fishing, golfing, and pretty much everything else outdoors.

Ryan Kettenacker
Vice President | Inside Sales

Ryan's favorite part of working at Apex Industrial Solutions? The culture of the workplace and the fun people he gets to work with.

Ryan has been married to his high school sweetheart, Katie for over 14 years. Together they have 4 amazing sons: Evan, Avrahm, Ezra, and Izaiah.

When he's not working, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family doing pretty much anything on the water. He also plays and coaches basketball and soccer!

Nick Nygaard
Inside Sales

After Nick worked for several years manufacturing sanitary food and beverage processing equipment, he decided to join the Apex team in Inside Sales. He enjoys Apex because he is able to work with so many interesting people.

Nick and his lovely wife Amy have an adorable daughter, Ava, and 2 fun sons, Jake and Robbie. 

In his spare time, Nick writes music and plays guitar, drives his Corvette and Harley, and loves going to the shooting range.

Mike Marketon
Outside Sales Engineer

Mike has over 13 years of experience in the oil and gas industry as well as over 20 years of sales and operations experience.

Mike has been married to his charming wife Erica for over 21 years and together they have 4 ambitious boys: Alex, Dylan, Kole, and Sawyer.

In his spare time, Mike enjoys fishing, hunting, and working around on his hobby farm. Be sure to ask him for a carton of fresh farm eggs next time you are at Apex!

Todd Faust
Outside Sales Engineer -
Steam Specialist

Todd has been an expert in steam for many years. Todd decided to join Apex to lend our family company his knowledge in everything boiler, steam, and condensate.

Todd has grown children and now spends his free time with his friends and family. 

Luke Anderson
Outside Sales Engineer -
Dry Bulk Material Specialist

Luke comes to Apex as our Dry Bulk Material Specialist bringing with him 40 years in the industry. There's nothing you can throw at him that he hasn't seen before!

Luke is married with 2 grown sons. He coached his sons' baseball and football teams for over 9 years!

Kristen Handy
Marketing & Accounting Specialist

Kristen has worked in industrial and business to business marketing since graduating with a Marketing & Graphic Design degree in 2016.

Kristen has been married to her husband Jim for over 8 years and together they have twin daughters, Daisy and Josie. 

Kristen considers herself a movie enthusiast and attempts to watch every Oscar movie each year. Horror movies are a special favorite of Kristen's!

Kona Rekstad
Apex Mascot

Woof! Meet Kona the Apex mascot! Kona is a sweet poodle, pointer mix who loves to greet everyone who comes to visit us at Apex. 

Kona loves to follow Skylar around the office, play with toys, take long naps on the floor, and attempt to get pets from everyone she meets.

Kona is a trained hunting dog and thrives helping Skylar with pheasants, with promises of treats of course. She will also help eat any snacks that Skylar's children drop.

Feed my Starving Children

A portion of Apex's profits are donated to the charity Feed my Starving Children.
Feed My Starving Children’s mission is to feed starving children in body and spirit. Hunger is causing nearly half of deaths in children under 5 years old. FMSC believes hope starts with food and is dedicated to work with food distribution partners that stay with communities for the long haul, empowering them to move from relief to development. FMSC meals are developed by food scientists and nutrition professionals to supplement needs and reduce malnutrition.

Operation Underground Railroad

A portion of Apex's profits are donated to the charity Operation Underground Railroad. Operation Underground Railroad exists to rescue children from sex trafficking and sexual exploitation. O.U.R. has made significant impact in the fight to end sex trafficking and sexual exploitation by rescuing and supporting thousands of survivors in 28 countries and 26 US states. O.U.R. works with law enforcement to rescue children, convict predators, provide aftercare for victims, and prevent future tragedies.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

A portion of Apex's profits are donated to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of the founder Danny Thomas: no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.