APEX (A Precision Engineering Xperience) Industrial Co. is a company built to provide steel structures for Agricultural and Industrial applications. These structures include standard towers, catwalks, temporary storage, and accessories all of which are manufactured to meet your specific project requirements. Other available products include custom designed towers, catwalks, and structures specifically designed for your custom need. APEX is focused on engineering the perfect solution for your project – Quality Where It Counts
APEX Industrial was founded in 2019 by two Licensed Professional Engineers with a mission to provide customers with industry leading structural steel solutions in the most cost-effective way. Achieving this through innovative product designs which are customized to the specific project in a customer centered process. Working directly with customers through the design phase to get the them exactly what they need and in manner which allows for industry leading assembly time and quality. At APEX, the customer is always first. With all the benefits of an industry leading product and customer experience, you talk directly to one of the owners when you call for sales, engineering, and customer support. Giving you the peace of mind knowing the your project is being handled by Professional Engineers.
Meet the Leaders
Derek Hemphill, PE, graduated from Iowa State University in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering and a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering. He then received his Professional Engineering License in 2009. As President, Derek is responsible for the sales/marketing and accounting/finance departments. He is enthusiastic about providing industry leading customer service, as well as designing and providing high quality products that meet customer’s needs.
Chris Jacob, PE, graduated from Iowa State University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and received his Professional Engineering License in 2017. As Vice President of Operations, Chris is responsible for Engineering and Production. Chris is passionate about product designs that lead the industry in on-site assembly time all while tailoring structural products to provide the facility with an operational and cost-effective flow.
Derek and Chris are supported by a team of designers and detailers with over 20 years of experience in the agricultural structural steel industry. Using the latest 3d modeling software, the design team supports the customer’s design and provides approval drawings and details that make the vision of a project a reality. With experience working on structural steel projects for Agricultural and Industrial applications on 6 continents, who better to trust with your structural needs than Professional Engineers who are focused on making your project safe, efficient, and solid.