Our History

Macurco Inc.  is a leading global provider of rapidly deployable connected, intelligent gas detection systems that enable real-time safety and toxic threat detection. Macurco designs, develops and manufactures a full set of fixed and portable gas detection monitors for the protection of workers, responders and the community.

Macurco’s products provide the most advanced gas detection and protection of workers and the community via three product solutions. These solutions include the superior TracXP fixed wireless gas monitors for Oil and Gas and industrial applications; the innovative, industry-standard Macurco fixed gas monitors for security systems, building automation, HVAC systems, parking structure, cold storage, beverage and restaurant CO2 detection, and home/personal safety; and the groundbreaking AimSafety portable gas detection monitors for monitoring specific gases in potentially hazardous environments including fire and hazmat, oil and gas and industrial safety applications.

Macurco has over 50 years of proven gas detection experience in residential, commercial, and industrial gas detection. Macurco gas detection systems are widely recognized by distributors and users for their high performance and consistent reliability. Macurco, AimSafety, and TracXP gas monitors are used in more than 50 countries around the world by major organizations to protect workers and the community and save lives and maintain safety. Macurco is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Common Applications

Company Vision

Macurco Gas Detection is proven technology leader that owns and manufactures its own gas detection technology. Macurco Gas Detection provides the highest level of quality, value, and satisfaction to its customers around the world by utilizing leaders in the global safety, construction, fire and security detection/prevention installation and sales. Macurco also focuses on delivering the highest level of customer support and training.

Macurco Core Values

People Focus

We believe in focusing on people.  We will strive to treat our customers and employees as we wish to be treated – in a fair, honest, and ethical way.


As we operate our business, we hold each other accountable. We do this to benefit our customers, employees, shareholders, and communities who depend on us for the quality of our products and services.

Continuous Improvement

As a company, we have continuously improved the products and services we provide. For personal and professional growth, we need the ability to adapt and be innovative through education and training, to ensure quality work with the best customer service.


We are passionate about protecting people and property. Understanding how our products affect people’s lives, encourages our passion for excellence in what we do.

Solution Advantages

Macurco Gas Detection provides the widest, most proven range of gas detection solutions that help organizations and users deliver around-the-clock monitoring for deadly atmospheric-gas releases. Macurco Gas Detection’ wirelessly connected systems provide the proven reliability, advanced capabilities and easy operation that security and safety professionals demand. Macurco Gas Detection leads the market with:

  • Product Innovation: Macurco designs and develops its own products and produces and manufactures its fixed and wireless product solutions in the USA.
  • Wireless Integration: Macurco Gas Detection’ equipment collects and transmits data in real-time from a remote location to a centralized location.
  • Versatile Delivery: Macurco’s easily-deployable fixed, semi-fixed, and portable monitors placed in sensitive areas will collect and/or collect and transmit sensor information to a central location.
  • Proven Detection: Macurco Gas Detection has been involved in gas detection for more than 45 years. Macurco monitors are used in: industrial settings, at upstream and downstream Oil & Gas locations, rendering, cold storage, beverage plants and beverage dispensing, large buildings and parking structures, large mall HVAC facilities, and in homes and businesses worldwide.

Our Team

Macurco takes pride in having a tight-knit team that drives business from every end of the country. With experienced team members that have indepth knowledge of Macurco and it’s products, the Macurco team will be sure to help address any gas detection question or need you may have.

CEO / President / Directors

  • Michael Strandell
    Michael Strandell CEO
  • Jeffrey Christiansen
    Jeffrey Christiansen President
  • Aaron Sherman
    Aaron Sherman Director of Product Management
  • Branden Dewing
    Branden Dewing Director of Sales

Sales / Product Managers

  • Aaron Sherman
    Aaron Sherman Director of Product Management
  • Branden Dewing
    Branden Dewing Director of Sales
  • Jace Krumwiede
    Jace Krumwiede Product Manager - TracXP & AimSafety
  • Ron Unruh
    Ron Unruh National Sales Manager - TracXP/AimSafety
  • Francisco Bejarano
    Francisco Bejarano Business Development Manager Latin America
  • Andy Turner
    Andy Turner Southeast Regional Sales Manager
  • Andrew Peterson
    Andrew Peterson Northeast/Canada Regional Sales Manager
  • David Rodriguez
    David Rodriguez West Coast Territory HVAC Manager
  • Lynn Mullin
    Lynn Mullin Central Territory HVAC Manager

Marketing / Customer Service

  • Jordan Mutchelknaus
    Jordan Mutchelknaus Marketing Communications Manager / Customer Service Supervisor
  • Sydnie Fiala McGreevy
    Sydnie Fiala McGreevy Marketing Coordinator
  • Tyler Jorgenson
    Tyler Jorgenson Inside Sales / CSR
  • Christel Nicholes
    Christel Nicholes Inside Sales / CSR

CFO / Accounting / HR

  • Aaron Watterson
    Aaron Watterson CFO
  • Nikki Mack
    Nikki Mack Senior Accountant
  • Andy Neyhart
    Andy Neyhart Accountant
  • Taunia Schmeling
    Taunia Schmeling Accountant
  • Emily Trias
    Emily Trias Human Resource Generalist


  • Shawn Kirkpatrick
    Shawn Kirkpatrick Engineering Manager
  • Ryan Haase
    Ryan Haase Quality Coordinator
  • Jonathon De Kam
    Jonathon De Kam Applications Test Engineer
  • Neil Banyai
    Neil Banyai Test/Service Technician


  • Hans Haase
    Hans Haase Manufacturing Manager
  • Deb Bankes
    Deb Bankes Supply Chain Manager
  • Daniel Coursey
    Daniel Coursey Production Supervisor
  • Maxine Evans
    Maxine Evans Production Scheduler
  • Cindy Hoglund
    Cindy Hoglund Buyer
  • Judd Hansen
    Judd Hansen Manufacturing
  • Thomas Schmidt
    Thomas Schmidt Supply Chain Specialist
  • Akedi Ogilla
    Akedi Ogilla Manufacturing
  • Kyle Bucholz
    Kyle Bucholz Manufacturing
  • Adaw Keen
    Adaw Keen Manufacturing
  • Connor Christiansen
    Connor Christiansen Manufacturing
  • Tanya Nelson
    Tanya Nelson Manufacturing

Support / IT

  • Brian Dewald
    Brian Dewald Application Support Specialist
  • Jeremy Ginn
    Jeremy Ginn Application Support Specialist
  • Chad Graham
    Chad Graham Technical Support Specialist
  • Brady Nicolaus
    Brady Nicolaus Technical Support Specialist
  • Tim Miller
    Tim Miller IT Management Specialist