About Us


Panelworks Plus, Inc. is a provider of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) located in St. Francis, MN. Established in 2001 by founder Curt Stendel, the business is based on the experience and knowledge gained by working in the building industry dating back to 1967. Curt started as a laborer, repairing and building new barns, then moving on to drafting and design, general contracting and later becoming an educator in the SIP industry. Curt's first experience of building with SIPs came in 1980 with most of the work at that time involved with building livestock buildings in southern Minnesota. Since 2002, Panelworks Plus has been a member of the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA), winning numerous "Building Excellence Awards" and gaining recognition as a "Registered Master Builder". Curt has served the organization working on Builders, Education and Membership Committees as well as the SIPA Board of Directors. 

Mission Statement

The goal of Panelworks Plus is to provide the most energy efficient building envelopes possible for residential and commercial customers.


Panelworks Plus is one of the most experienced SIP providers in the area, working with architects and designers, general contractors and customers who to choose to act as their own general contractor. 

Services provided include plan development and review, cost estimates, product selection and supply, referrals for financing, project scheduling, coordination with suppliers and sub contractors, HVAC analysis and design, jobsite supervision and performance testing.