Our founders, Allan and JoAnn Stensrud, began with plastic coated steel products in 1974. Their vision from the very beginning has been customer satisfaction through excellence in the products we provide, as well as a high level of customer service. In their spare time they enjoy being with family and friends and driving around the area finding new places to visit. Al likes to spend time at the office watching the progress and meeting with the staff. JoAnn enjoys meeting with friends and having the time to go for lunch, shopping and catching up with them. Winter means doing jigsaw puzzles and watching snow happen out the window with no driving worries!
Tom has been with our company since 1988, advancing to President/CEO in 2001. He continues to emphasize excellence in products and service and energizes us all to never stop improving on what we do. His hobbies are water skiing, exercise, gardening and spending time with family and friends.
Jacob has been with our company since 2010 leading the growth of our sales department. He enjoys spending time with his wife and four girls, is active in his church, likes to grill, especially in the winter, and enjoys being outdoors.
Heather has been with the company since February of 2009. She spends most of her free time in the bleachers watching her kids participate in high school sports, baking, spoiling her dogs and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Cari enjoys supporting the sales staff by creating ads, literature, and catalogs as well as maintaining the websites. She has been with the company since 1998. Her favorite place to be in her free time is with family.
Kevin has been with the company since 1978. He advises customers with their design needs and maintains our CAD drawing files. His favorite ways of spending spare time are on the water fishing and hunting from his tree stand.
RACS Sales Manager
Blake has been with Ridglan Animal Care Systems since 2021. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially wife Marie and two girls, Everly and Palmer, and their golden retriever, Walter. During the winter he coaches hockey, and in the summer months you will find him and his family outdoors. Favorite spots are either their cabin on the lake or on the golf course.
Human Resources/Compliance Manager
Beth has been part of our team since 2010 and strives to keep our employees working in a safe and rewarding environment. She enjoys spending her free time relaxing outdoors with friends and family.
Our professional and courteous team is happy to help you with your questions. They are overseeing the efficient progress of your orders through our system. You can rely on their determination to give you the best customer service you have ever experienced!
Image: Jennifer, Hailee, Jo, Olivia
Sales Assistant/Customer Service
Jennifer is our assistant inside sales and customer service representative. She came to us in June of 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, scrapbooking, and being outdoors.
Design and Drafting
Jo assists with the design of our products while maintaining and producing drawing files. She enjoys going for walks with her furbaby, listening to music, exercise classes and spending time with family and friends.
Hailee is the voice you hear on the other side of the phone when you call, and will walk you through the ordering process. She has been with the company since 2016. In her spare time she can be found relaxing outdoors with friends and family.
This group gets it done!
Trevor has been fixing, maintaining, and keeping the plant running efficiently since 2019. When he’s away from work he enjoys spending time with friends and family. Some of his favorite recreational pastimes are playing golf, fishing, and hunting.
Day Shift Lead
Bryant is a family-first kind of guy. He would rather hang out with his wife and kids than go out. When not remodeling his house or building custom showers, he’s setting up the next cryptocurrency endeavor! Skol Vikes every Sunday! He loves living in Northwood because it’s a community that cares about its people.
Evening Shift Lead
Zach has been with the company since 2016 and was recently promoted to the 2nd shift lead position. He is a car enthusiast and when not at work, you will probably find him outdoors hunting, fishing, or riding his motorcycle. It’s Raider’s football on Sundays!
Fabrication & Welding
Every part is cut and formed precisely so that the final product will meet our high expectations of quality.
Our welders are careful to be meticulously exact with details so that you will enjoy the finished product for years to come.
Coating & Shipping
Each part is dipped into liquid plastisol (poly-vinyl) and baked in an oven for a hard, smooth, durable finish.
When your products are finished our shipping crew safeguards the final process with careful packaging and they are out the door!
Questions? Chat With A Representative
Call us at 800-338-3178 to chat with one of our customer service representatives. We are available by phone during normal business hours.