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How Did I Get Here?

Jeff Disher counseled me "Go to a four-year college, get an internship, and learn to tear things apart and fix them." And that's what I did. How and why did I become a DISHER team member? Last Friday, I found myself...

NeoCon 2017

From An Engineer’s Perspective For any engineer that works in and for the furniture industry, NeoCon is a must see. NeoCon is one of the largest trade shows featuring workplace furniture and the industries that support it such as seating, textiles,...

Effective Prototype Development

Don’t Waste Precious Resources   During the space race of the 1960’s, as the legend goes, NASA engineers encountered a challenge. Astronauts needed to take notes in space but typical ballpoint pens did not function in a Zero-G environment. NASA funneled millions...

Manage Your Data Intentionally

Manage Your Data Intentionally: Don’t Let It Manage You Many product-related projects begin the same way. All relevant information is gathered and placed into the appropriate Windows folders on the company network. As the team is assembled, tasks are assigned to...

DISHER Participates in MiCareerQuest 2017

Engineering Interns Launch Learning MiCareerQuest gives West Michigan students a unique opportunity to explore a variety of occupations, get to know a few colleges/universities, and meet potential employers from several industries. This year’s exhibition took place on Thursday, April 13th, 2017,...

The SAE World Congress Experience

The annual SAE WCX17 event brings together industry experts who delve into the world of automotive technology. This year, over 11,000 attendees (primarily engineers) from all over the world met in Detroit from April 4-6 to discuss and explore the...

Making a Positive Difference Through Electronics

  Q:  So, DISHER does electronics too? A:  “Absolutely, and our team is growing! Our specialists have a broad range of experience and educational backgrounds that enable us to provide a variety of tailored electronics solutions for our customers. From schematic capture and...

Seven Tips to Good Project Management

Most project management classes teach the basic tools and how to use them. They’ll cover topics like risk analysis, budgeting, work breakdown structures and critical paths to name a few. These are fundamental tools for any good project manager to...

Can packaging really be sustainable?

As a packaging engineer one of the most frequent requests is what can we do to make our packaging more sustainable?  I get really excited by these requests as taking care of the environment is truly a passion of mine....

Making a Positive Difference with STEM

A Jack or a None “Jack of All Trades.”  I really like that title. But I don’t really like the second part, not often used but probably more relevant – “Master of None.”  Ouch.  I want to be a Jack but...
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