College Football Game Performance (Part 3)

Author: Ray Hartnett

michigan vs ohio state

Read part 1 here – Read part 2 here Since our last posting two weeks ago, Ohio State had nicely recovered from a heartbreaker at Penn State and a lackluster win at Northwestern by drubbing Nebraska (62-3). Michigan was humming along with an expectedly tough win at MSU, and then a recovery game with Maryland.   After nine games Michigan had… Read More

The SEMA Show

Author: Rob Waara

the SEMA show 2016

It’s the SUPER BOWL of automotive specialty shows, the annual SEMA Show. Held in Las Vegas from October 31 to November 3, this event draws thousands of industry experts and hot new products from all over the world. Types of aftermarket products displayed included parts, lighting, accessories, repair services, and body work for the automotive, truck, SUV, powersports, and RV… Read More

Removing a Stripped Screw with Confidence

Author: Sean Derrick

You're Not Screwed

Rookie Year: The Engineering Intern’s Toolbox (Part 6) A Series of Technical Blogs for Engineering Interns & Entry-Level Engineers Now you’ve done it! Your boss asked you to remove a few simple screws… and in the process you mangle a screw head beyond repair. How on earth are you going to get it out now? Guess you’ll need to go… Read More

DISHER Egg Drop Challenge

Author: Robbie Sullivan

disher egg drop

Looking back over my life and career as a 27 year old engineer degreed in product design and manufacturing, one place I never thought I would find myself is here: DISHER Egg Drop Inaugural Grand National Champion, 2016. I won’t say it was historic, but I wouldn’t stop anyone else from making that claim or writing it in textbooks for… Read More

College Football Game Performance (Part 2)

Author: Ray Hartnett

michigan vs ohio state

Read part 1 here – Read part 3 here Michigan and Ohio State are Still* on Track Why the asterisk?  No sooner had I stated that these two teams were tracking to be Big Ten contenders when Penn State comes along and upsets the apple cart! Despite OSU’s loss to Penn State and a narrow victory at Northwestern, they are… Read More

What’s On Tap: Hand Taps for Beginners

Author: Sean Derrick

tap and t-wrench

Rookie Year: The Engineering Intern’s Toolbox (Part 5) A Series of Technical Blogs for Engineering Interns & Entry-Level Engineers Taps are tools that most engineers will come across at some point in their careers. Taps bridge multiple industries and are used practically everywhere. It doesn’t matter if you’re working in a machine shop, repairing a thread at home, or creating… Read More

Michigan Biomedical Engineering Students Benefit from DISHER’s Whiteboard Wednesday™ Process

Author: Cynthia VanRenterghem

disher biomedical engineering wbw

Take a look at a few real-word biomedical problem statements University of Michigan students are currently wrestling with in their Biomedical Engineering Design class: Design a portable, disposable, sterile-water, heating-cooling device to facilitate heat transfer into blood during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation which provides cardiac and respiratory support for patients. Develop a portable, wearable scalp cooling device for patients with brain… Read More

DISHER Business Solutions

Author: Kevin Pinner

Disher Business Solutions

Employs Proven Techniques to Help Organizations Thrive For most of you CAD users out there, you probably can’t imagine designing and creating drawings on a drafting board with mechanical pencils, electric erasers(!), and vellum. Back in the early 80’s while a student at the University of Cincinnati, I worked for a small manufacturer in northern Kentucky in their engineering department…. Read More

DISHER Awarded 5th Best Small Workplace By Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

Author: Brian LaFrence

5th Best Small Business 2016

DISHER was recently named the 5th Best Small Workplace in America by Great Place to Work (GPTW) and FORTUNE. For DISHER, the award is a wonderful byproduct of our intentional investment in culture as the foundation of our success as a business. I am confident that our Founder and President, Jeff Disher, could write a book about why DISHER grew… Read More

College Football Game Performance (Part 1)

Author: Ray Hartnett

michigan vs ohio state

Read part 2 here – Read part 3 here Michigan and Ohio State are on Track I’m a college football fan, a Nebraska grad, have six sigma training, and strive to put information in a visual format. So, why not mix football and data analysis? To make a long story short, I wanted an objective metric that I could apply… Read More