Applied Engineering is an engineering and technology firm dedicated to providing quality, customized services and tools to fit its customers’ needs. With nearly 30 years of industry experience, the company combines talent, technology and adaptability to meet any and all engineering and IT needs. Applied Engineering is an employee-owned company, which means each and every employee takes great pride in the products and services they deliver.

Applied Engineering was founded in Fargo, North Dakota in 1986. The company has since expanded to Bismarck, North Dakota, Maple Grove, Minnesota, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Addison, Texas. The company considers this expansion, along with its transition to becoming employee-owned its greatest accomplishment so far.

“Since I’ve been with Applied Engineering we’ve experienced fantastic growth, expanded our capabilities and expertise and worked hard to stay on the leading edge of engineering and technology,” President and CEO Dave Raatz said. “We’ve also become 100 percent employee-owned, and we continue to grow our culture of employee ownership and teamwork.”

Applied Engineering began working with Absolute Marketing Group in 2012 to enhance its brand image and advertising efforts. With all that Applied has to offer its customers, Absolute took on the unique challenge of explaining and conveying the intricacies of Applied’s products and services in a way that’s easy to understand.

“Absolute Marketing has helped us with our marketing and messaging in many ways. At Applied, we offer a variety of very technical products and services to our customers and explaining that to new customers can be complex. Absolute has helped our messaging by creating video, print and website designs that more simply and clearly explain our value to our customers and prospects,” Raatz said.

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