Caloris Q&A: Meet Dean Anderson, Project Manager

Dean started with Caloris just a few weeks ago. Get to know him below!

Caloris: How did you get involved in this field?

Dean: From a young age I’ve always been interested in how equipment is assembled and runs. I went to school for mechanical design. How I ended up in process equipment was just by chance. I was living in northern MN and wanted to be near a major city. I found an ad for a job that built this type of equipment and have been in the industry ever since.

Dean Anderson

Caloris: What do you enjoy most about your work?

Dean: Seeing a project go through all its phases from just being a concept to working equipment has always been rewarding. On top of that, having a customer that approves is the final prize.

Caloris: What do you like most about living/working in Wisconsin? 

Dean: While growing up, my family ran a small beef farm. Living in Wisconsin I’m surround by farms and I like being around the people that make farming their lifestyle. I also enjoy having four very different seasons through out the year. Wisconsin sure does provide that.

Caloris: What are your hobbies? Anything else fun you’d like to share?

Dean: In the summer it’s boating, motorcycles and shooting trap. Winter is snowboarding and snowmobiles. Year round is fishing and traveling.

Caloris: What’s your favorite cheese?

Dean: Tough question. Another benefit of living in Wisconsin. There’s so many good small family owned dairies and cheese shops, but if I have to pick a favorite an extra sharp cheddar is up there.

Caloris: What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

Dean: Schwan’s Dark Cherry

Caloris: Anything else you’d like to share about yourself?

Dean: My dream vacation would be a motorcycle trip through Scotland.


About Caloris

Caloris transforms process systems design for the better with unexpected, future-focused solutions that solve real operational problems. We engineer efficient, dependable and productive solutions that also improve environmental sustainability where practical. Designed with the end user in mind to drive plant productivity. Caloris offers evaporation, membrane filtration and spray drying process systems for food and dairy industries, as well as for water reuse and wastewater treatment applications. Both Caloris’ custom and pre-engineered packaged systems are designed to meet our customers’ specific concentration/purification needs utilizing the most cost effective and energy efficient technologies available. Whether concentrating dairy, food or juice products at a high-volume production facility, or processing industrial wastewaters to reduce transportation and treatment costs and recover re-usable water, Caloris provides a range of options and technologies.