D&K Difference Content


Our 47,000 square foot facility is filled with state-of-the-art equipment. We can accommodate any size part up to 16′ wide, 12′ high and 52′ long. We feature three paint booths, two ovens, two blast booths, multiple cranes, and a custom-built wash bay. We are proud of our facility!

D&K Scope:

We base our business model and strategic plan on being a provider of custom paint applications and media blasting ranging from one-piece runs to production-level requirements. We aspire to provide our customers quality products that meet and exceed the established standards set forth by customers, suppliers, and regulatory guidelines.

D&K Mission:

Our mission at D&K Powder Coating is to deliver a finish of the highest quality possible, at a competitive price, on time.

D&K Quality Policy:

  1. Determine, review, and improve all relevant issues internally and externally
  2. Monitor all process performance goals
  3. Continuous improvement of processes, product & suppliers


  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified and Registered
  • Proud sponsor of the Mankato Air Spectacular
  • Featured on Manufacturing Marvels (Aired on Fox Business Network)
  • Supporter of local fire departments
  • Proud donor of various powder coating projects to the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota
  • Supporter of the St. Peter Area Robotics team
  • Powder coated many large designer staircases for Linder Enterprises
  • Provider of powder coating services to many commonly-known commercial and industrial companies
  • 2019 Tour of Manufacturing participant


Dana & Kathy Schnepf


  • Management and business owners for over 25 years
  • Enjoy traveling and attending shows in their spare time
  • Reside in North Mankato, MN

Management Team

Ben Schnepf

General Manager

Randy Johnson

Production Manager

Torrance Day


Mary Murphy

Office Manager

Paul Albers

Blast Manager

Blayne Christensen

Paint Manager

Shaunda Hiniker

Shipping Manager

Josh Buller-Russ

2nd Shift Supervisor

Samantha Siemonsma

2nd Shift Production Manager

Sarah Oldham

HR Manager

Production Team

Ben Snyder

1st Shift Shipping and Receiving

Brennan Kelly

1st Shift Production Supervisor

Rick Black

1st Shift Painter

Keith Westphal

1st Shift Driver and Maintenance

William Mcalister

1st Shift Blaster

Jered Nelson

2nd Shift Painter

Max Peterson

1st Shift Production

Thomas Buller-Russ

1st Shift Production and Backup Blaster/Washer

Erik Willaby

2nd Shift Oven Operator

Kelsie Johnson

2nd Shift Painter

Logan Bryant

1st Shift Painter

Adam Krueger

1st Shift Shipping Supervisor

Justin Patrick

2nd Shift Painter