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Engineering the future of Stainless Steel Vessels

With over 20 years of metalworking experience, Ryan knew what world-class brewing equipment should be. He also had the vision to see beyond the beer industry, to see how his expertly crafted stainless steel tanks could help grow businesses across the country.

Whether it’s craft beer, hard seltzer, CBD oil or even clean methane systems, we help our partners realize their vision and achieve the impossible using custom designs and the highest-quality materials. Whatever you make, we work to make it better.

What’s the best thing about our job? It’s getting to work with people who love their careers as much as we do. From brewing to business and everything in between, MARKS ingrains our client’s passion in everything that we do.

Meet the people who keep MARKS a cut above the rest

Mary Novak-Jandrey

Constantly amazed by the creative products that customers dream up, Mary empowers her team of artisans to meet each client’s unique needs.

Mary Novak-Jandrey

Owner / Manager

Jim Paulsen

Craft beer lover and all-around team leader, Jim has been developing creative design, engineering and fabrication solutions at MARKS for over 5 years.

Jim Paulsen

President

Ron Miller, PE

Ron manages our mechanical and electrical engineering group. He is the driver behind MARKS automation team. Work with Ron on your engineering projects.

Ron Miller, PE

Manager, Engineering

Steven Brack

With a background in both beer and wine, Steven helps our clients create ideal solutions across a variety of industries. If you've got a project you'd like to explore, contact Steven today!

Steven Brack

Technical Sales

Joe Watzig

Joe is very experienced in technical sales in B2B stainless steel equipment. He takes a solution-driven approach to best address the unique challenges of each and every customer.

Joe Watzig

Technical Sales

Nate Petz

Nate manages MARKS’ panel shop, and is the point of contact for our brewhouse customers.

Nate Petz

Manager, Panel Shop / Brewhouse Project Manager

Jim Maxwell

With over four years of experience at MARKS, Jim keeps our operations running smoothly from start to finish.

Jim Maxwell

Manager, Purchasing & Maintenance

David McNicholas

Our production leader, David, works diligently to improve efficiency and expand processes and capacity within a workplace of artisans.

David McNicholas

Manager, Production

Craig Worral

Craig is passionate about quality and is our go-to person for ASME. Craig's knowledge of quality comes from his background as a master welder and fabricator!

Craig Worral

Manager, Quality

Charley Brown

Charley Brown is responsible for team morale and security at MARKS, which he takes very seriously in between naps.

Charley Brown

Chief Happiness Officer

Catawba Brewing Co.

Everyone Claims to be custom manufacturers, but MARKS truly does original designs and custom building of equipment. If you have an idea, they can help you design and build it. Our friends at Marks have helped us to continue to grow, increase our productivity and make better quality beer through better tank designs and stellar service.

Scott Pyatt
Chief Operating Officer & Owner

Aslan Brewing Co.

We chose MARKS because they offered comprehensive support to our needs. Whether that was being very open and flexible with customization, working overtime for us to get out project completed on time, to helping us get the equipment into the building, and stood up.

Frank Trosset
Head Brewer / Owner