Ellefson Off Highway specializes in Caterpillar and Komatsu wheel loader, bulldozer and haul truck components for mining, quarry and dirt applications. We welcome customer requests to stock high demand parts or exchange programs to help meet your maintenance goals.

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About Us

For over 30 years, Ellefson has been a trusted name in the mobile equipment parts and components industry. Our company’s philosophy is simple, “we value our customers.” Ellefson Off Highway believes in honoring the promise we make and delivering on the products we promise. We understand our sustained success is because of our loyal customer base. We maintain our customers by providing excellent product and service that is second to none.

With customers spanning the globe, our headquarters located in Iron, Minnesota is regularly toured by visitors from around the world. Positioned just 10 minutes from the Range Regional Airport, we encourage customers or potential customers to visit our facilities and meet our staff.


Christopher D. Ellefson


Christopher Ellefson, our company’s founder, President and CEO. As a second generation parts and equipment dealer, Chris has been around mining and mining related services his entire life. Chris started in the machinery and parts business in 1995 and over the last 20 plus years he has held a variety of positions in the mining supply industry including; field technician, parts sales, equipment sales and service manager. In 2010 Chris founded Ellefson Off Highway, Inc. with the idea of bringing rebuilt and re-manufactured parts & components of the highest standards to the world market place.


Doug Mertens

Service Manager

With over 40 years in the mining industry as a mechanic, and holding strong backgrounds in electrical, machining, welding and troubleshooting, Doug is always the right man for the job. Doug has been with Ellefson Off Highway since its 2010 opening and has the experience and expertise to get your questions answered. In the past six years he has proven to go above and beyond to not only meet but exceed our customers’ expectations.


Cody Matsen

Sales Manager

Coming in with a strong background in parts and component sales, Cody has been with Ellefson Off Highway since opening day. His experience in the industry has allowed him the opportunity to oversee our Sales Department. As Sales Manager he keeps an eye on the market and makes sure we are building the parts and components necessary to remain a leader in our industry and give the company a competitive edge.


Craig Kubasta

Sales Manager

Craig came to Ellefson Off Highway with strong communication and marketing skills, he holds a degree in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. This allows him to not only be a leader on our sales team, but also be involved in our marketing and advertising departments.


Lee Adkisson

Sales Representative

After 7 years of rising through the ranks to become our shop foreman, Lee made the jump to our sales team. He brings a vast knowledge of the product and an unwavering commitment to excellence. We couldn't be more excited for what his future in sales holds.


Mike Zadra

Sales Representative

Mike has been working in the parts and components sales industry for over 30 years. He has worked with various dealers throughout those years, and has recently joined the Ellefson Off Highway team. With his strong background in electric drive components, Mike has been a welcomed addition to the team.


Elizabeth Draskovich

Business Manager

A graduate of Saint Cloud State University. Elizabeth has been with the company since its inception. With previous experience working for the area taconite mining companies, she has a great familiarity with our customer base. Elizabeth oversees our accounting and human resource departments, and also supervises the clerical staff. If you have any questions regarding Ellefson Off Highway, Elizabeth is the one to talk to.