Jon Engelstad

DEC Member since 2016
International Sales Manager
Superior Manufacturing, LLC

Jon Engelstad is currently the International Sales Manager for Superior Manufacturing LLC, a position he has held since April 2010. Based out of Kindred, ND, Superior is a manufacturing company specializing in the design and production of a wide range of farm and commercial grain bins as well continuous mixed flow grain dryers and grain handling equipment. In his position, as International Sales Manager, Jon has developed a substantial market in Western Canada and the company is now exporting into 10 different countries on 5 continents. As a result of his efforts to develop and expand into the global market place, Superior Manufacturing was named the 2014 North Dakota Exporter of the Year and prior to that was presented with the U.S. Department of Commerce Export Achievement award.

Prior to working for Superior Manufacturing LLC, Jon worked for 19 years as the Vice President / General Manager for Tire Depot, Inc. As one of the pioneers in the tire recycling industry, Jon was influential in developing technology for processing waste tires and for not only marketing the bi-products, but developing markets for this new product. The steel was sold as scrap and the rubber was used in the manufacture of other rubber products, play ground cover, mulch and rubberized asphalt, just to name a few.

A native of Moorhead, MN, Jon now spends a great deal of time traveling through Central and South America, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe and is learning both Russian and Spanish.