ABOUT APEX INDUSTRIAL

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

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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 4 fun, outgoing children: Jaxon, Asher, Avery, and Austin.

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

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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!

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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!

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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 around town, and loves going to the shooting range.

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Ricardo Briggs
Outside Sales Engineer

Ricardo is the newest member of the Apex team. With over 5 years working in the industry and a degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Ricardo has brought a lot of experience to the team.

Ricardo loves to keep busy caring for his many animals on his hobby farm, coaching his 2 kids' baseball and hockey teams, and bowling on a league.

This well traveled man has lived in 6 states and even spent a year living in Israel for work!

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Kristen Handy
Marketing 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. And, although not usually Oscar worthy, horror movies are a special favorite of Kristen's!

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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.

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