A few short miles from the bluffs of the Minnesota River, sits the international head quarters of Quali Tech, a dynamic manufacturing company intricately linked in the world’s food chain. Quali Tech located in Chaska, Minnesota, was founded in 1967 and is now solely owned by Del Ploen, a founding partner, and his four sons. All of the Ploen’s are actively involved in the current businesses.
Quali Tech has been competing successfully with the giants of the agricultural industry for more than 30 years and are a leading blender of vitamins, trace minerals and drug components for the animal feed industry. Combining these discrete ingredients led the company to develop new techniques for blendability and formulation. Through the years, sophisticated processes, highly skilled technical staff and development capabilities were added; and today the ﬁrm provides product research, development and manufacturing to its clients worldwide.