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Tim Kurbis New Standard US

Tim Kurbis

Owner / Partner

Tim Kurbis co-founded the New Standard Group in 2006. He currently manages New Standard US Inc in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Ben Cochran
Office Manager

Ben makes sure all the day to day things for New Standard U.S. get done, and is the jack-of-all-trades in the New Standard U.S. office. He has been known to: deliver and install product, quote product for jobs large and small, daily fill orders and send them out, and pick out the most efficient and cost-effective company Christmas card. Ben has a wife, Annie, and together they have 4 beautiful kids, Hosea, Obadiah, Eliza, and Amya.


Andrea Kurbis

Andrea has been assisting Kevin with the daily tasks of running New Standard since 2007. Although she is technically in charge of bookkeeping, Andrea is willing to be involved in any way required and can also be found unloading equipment, making deliveries, and working on customer relations. Her attention to detail is a valuable asset to New Standard.


Kevin Kurbis

Owner / Partner

Kevin began his career in the Hog and Poultry industries in 1997, where he specialized in service and installation. In 2003, he started his own equipment company.

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Marc Anderson

Marc Anderson attended Lake Area Technical School in 1980 & 81 and majored in Ag Management. Upon leaving the family farm in 1988 he moved his family to Sioux Falls to begin a career in sales. For the past 28 years he has sold food, technology, and office furniture and prior to joining New Standard US he was selling scales in the ag and food processing industry. Marc's love for livestock and sales is an asset to New Standard US.


Kees van Ittersum

Owner / Partner

Kees van Ittersum has been with New Standard as part owner since its beginning. He specializes in barn design and has been involved in Electronic Sow Feeding since 1995.

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Dwayne Morrow

Dwayne Morrow joined the New Standard Group in January, 2016. He has an active role within New Standard Ag in service and customer relations. Dwayne grew up on a farm near Kaleida Manitoba. He has always had an interest in technology both with trouble shooting and with programing new and advanced systems. He holds a Red Seal in Mechanics and an Electronics Diploma. He enjoys the opportunities and challenges with his position as well as assisting customers in maintaining service and creating new customer relationships. He resides on his acreage outside Carman, Manitoba with his wife Brenda and their two children Ashley and Jenna.