Appareo Systems, celebrated its expansion by dedicating a new building that will more than double the electronics and software design company’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Fargo, North Dakota.
The company, a leader in the custom design, development and manufacture of innovative electronic and software solutions for aerospace and agriculture original equipment manufacturers, is located in the North Dakota State University Research and Technology Park in Fargo.
"Appareo is a great North Dakota success story, demonstrating how innovation and cutting-edge technology are driving our state’s economic success,” said Governor Jack Dalrymple. “Appareo’s impressive growth and leadership in providing solutions for aerospace and agriculture equipment manufacturers are deep rooted in the talent and expertise of its team, many of them graduates from NDSU and UND.”
The company employs more than 180 people at its world headquarters in Fargo and in offices in Tempe, Arizona, and Paris, France. Since 2005, Appareo has averaged a compounded annual growth rate of more than 45 percent, according to the Governor’s Office. More than half of Appareo’s engineering staff are graduates of NDSU. The company also works closely with the flight school at the University of North Dakota and employs a number of their graduates in engineering and business development.