About Fougner Solutions

Leaders in the power industry since 1982

We service North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming.

Located in Bismarck, ND

Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm.

2910 East Broadway Avenue, Suite 16
Bismarck, ND 58501

Serving plants all over the Northern Midwest states

  • Power

  • Petrochemical

  • Sugar

  • Ethanol

  • Food

  • Oil & Gas

  • Water Treatment

  • Glycol

Meet our engineering team

The team behind Fougner

  • Mike Chamberlain

    Sales Consultant

    Mike trained in electronics in the USAF and spent four years working in the defense industry after leaving the military.  Due to defense cutbacks, he transitioned his career to the power industry.  He trained and worked as an operator and E&I technician working at multiple plants.  After earning his business degree, he was promoted to an operations supervisor.  He worked 20+ years in the power industry.  With his expertise he began working for engineering firms doing consulting work.  Project management and instrumentation & control design is where he excels.  Just prior to working for Fougner Engineered Solutions, Mike taught energy and automation courses at Bismarck State College for 4 years.

  • Mark Tanner

    General Manager, Chemical Engineer

    Mark’s work experience has centered around chemicals, water treatment, and water treatment equipment.  His first engineering job was working for WesTech Engineering estimating waste water equipment and vacuum filters.  Past positions include applications engineer, technical sales, IT manager, and purchasing manager. His work experience has been in the following industries: water treatment, petrochemical, ethanol, power, oil & gas, chemical distribution, mining, and pulp & paper.  He now represents ClearStream Environmental which is owned by engineers he worked with at WesTech – his first engineering job!

  • Mark Fougner

    President, Mechanical Engineer

    Over forty years Mark Fougner began his career as a mechanical engineer working for UCC.  As Mark excelled in engineering and sales, he was recruited by one of UCC’s representatives.  A few years later Mark founded his own company.  Forty years later, Fougner Engineered Sales, Inc. represents dozens of principles and hundreds of manufacturers in five States including UCC Environmental.

  • Jim Thomas

    Mechanical Engineer

    Jim has 30 years of engineering experience as a process & system engineer, mechanical component design (PFD, P&ID, Solidworks), water treatment design,  and system start-up, commissioning and troubleshooting.  Has consulted on numerous process systems for the power, mining, petrochemical, food & beverage, water treatment, and pulp & paper industries.

  • George Auen


    George is officially retired from Fougner Engineering but his impact is mammoth.  He continues to consult with the North Dakota office and guide us from the sidelines.

  • Michelle

    Inside Sales, Office Manager

    Everyone loves working with Michelle.  As our office manager she wears many hats such as:  inside sales, buyer, warehouse management, logistics coordinator, accounting.

  • Chris Rugg


    Our part-time book keeper.  Works with Michelle and the accountants at Ritter-Addair.

Why we’re different

With 40 years of service, Fougner adeptly sources complex solutions for the largest companies.

Our job is to make your job easier.

Because we are a small business, and locally owned, we are flexible and responsive. We will process orders your way and can be the bridge between large companies and large vendors. We will always accommodate our customers. We can offer multi-million-dollar, turnkey solutions with process guarantees and financing to small parcel orders.

No matter your needs, we find a way to accomodate you.

Our customers love working with us

Thanks for being such a great partner... I appreciate your help & quick responses!

Purchasing Agent, MN