Beaver Dam, WI – Two new employee owners joined Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation on November 30, 2012. Dennis Buehring, V.P. of Sales & Marketing and Mark Nelson, Director of Engineering. “We are very pleased to have these two exceptional gentlemen join Apache Stainless and welcome them as new employee owners,” said Ed Paradowski, President.

V.P. of Sales & Marketing

dennis-buehringDennis Buehring has a well-established career with experience in professional sales management and engineering systems and methodologies in a manufacturing environment. He is responsible for the sales and marketing of both the Apache and the Mepaco equipment brands. He is also accountable for developing and achieving long-term strategic and cohesive goals for the Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation. Buehring has established a successful track record with outstanding results; Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation is hoping for continued success.

Director of Engineering


Mark Nelson came to Apache Stainless with a history of forging strong relationships with production workforces and with a robust experience in engineering practices and systems. Nelson’s experience and technical knowledge make him well-equipped to establish and achieve long-term strategic goals for Apache Stainless. His knowledge and experience make him a valuable asset to Apache Stainless. “This position was open for over a year,” said Paradowski. “We needed someone who strongly aligned with our leadership team and believed in our goals and future objectives.”

Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation is employee-owned and is a division of Dexter Apache Holdings, Inc. Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation is a leading manufacturer of quality capital equipment. We fabricate custom and standard products using stainless steel, carbon and other high alloys for a variety of commercial applications within a wide range of industries. To learn more about our products and services visit,