Disher Opens Indianapolis Location

Author: Laura Anthony

Disher's Indy Office

DISHER joined forces with GMB ARCHITECTURE + Engineering, another southwest Michigan based company, to open a physical presence in the Indianapolis market. Both companies offer complementary services for organizations looking for creative engineering, design, and business solutions. After researching numerous cities across the Midwest for expansion, GMB and DISHER landed on Indy because of the immediate fit in terms of… Read More

ON TARGET at the 2016 A2 Tech Trek

Author: Cynthia VanRenterghem

ON TARGET at the 2016 A2 Tech Trek

DISHER was delighted to be one of 60 participating companies in the 2016 A2 Tech Trek, a fun and educational afternoon in downtown Ann Arbor. Over 1300 people took part in this community-wide open house of local companies involved in forward-leaning technology. The primary focus of each hosting company was to create a unique experience that reflected their culture and demonstrated their product… Read More

Growing & Going with Grace

Author: Joe Dyer with Casandra Bouwhuis

Stwardship at Camp Geneva

Growing with Grace On June 10th, the entire Disher team had the privilege of enjoying a day at Camp GENEVA’s beautiful retreat center on the shores of Lake Michigan for a company-wide offsite. These bi-annual collaborative sessions give members the opportunity to participate in strategic planning, culture enrichment, community, and stewardship. This year’s theme was Growing with Grace, a fitting… Read More

Hammer Time… 7 Common Hammers & When to Use Them

Author: Sean Derrick

Hammertime

Rookie Year: The Engineering Intern’s Toolbox (Part 3) A Series of Technical Blogs for Engineering Interns & Entry-Level Engineers It’s hammer time… cue the music. To most interns and entry level engineers a hammer is a hammer. “They all look the same and they’re all used to bang stuff together, right?” Actually, it is not that simple. Sometimes using the… Read More

Celebrated Design Trends from NeoCon 2016

Author: Dan Parker

NeoCon 2016

As an engineer and product designer, NeoCon is the perfect place to notice trends in commercial design. While walking this year’s show held June 13-15 at The Mart in Chicago, I searched for examples of mechanical designs that weren’t hidden but rather celebrated. A few items caught my attention. Transparent StructureWe are leaving the era of hiding structure behind plastic… Read More

Building an Intern Program that Really Works!

Author: Allison Ives

Intern Avengers

  I can attest to the value of Disher’s intern program because I was one not too long ago! During the summer of my junior collegiate year, I became a Disher intern. I thought an internship would consist of not getting paid, retrieving coffee for coworkers, cleaning the office, organizing files, and doing other tasks that didn’t require critical thought…. Read More