Keeping to the Quality Plan


Interstates recently joined Minneapolis-based Cargill on the construction of a greenfield biodiesel plant in Wichita, KS, which is located next to its existing oilseed processing…

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Service Unplugged


When a group of Interstates employees went “way out in the sticks” to help the Grand Marais, MN-based Coldwater Foundation with a site electrification project…

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Mission Clarity


Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a goal or an outcome? Pardon my cynicism for a moment; I may have read one too many…

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ERx Solutions Lead to Savings


When Interstates took on an electric room retrofit for Ardent Mills in Newton, KS, it was quickly apparent that this wouldn’t be a typical ERx job. Aging…

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What’s Really Going on Here?


Recently, a few of us undertook reading the Arbinger Institute’s Leadership and Self-Deception. As I headed into it, the text quickly forced me to consider how often,…

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