This DishJuly 2016
Blog Cool Gadgets Cool People Culture Calendar
BLOG GADGETS PEOPLE CULTURE CALENDAR
The Disher monthly newsletter provides food for thought in five categories: Blog Highlights, Cool Gadgets, New People, Culture Building, and Calendar of Events.

Featured in this edition of The Dish:

  • Hammer Time… 7 Common Hammers & When to Use Them - Blog
  • Celebrated Design Trends from NeoCon 2016 - Blog
  • Building an Intern Program that Really Works! - Blog
  • ON TARGET at the 2016 A2 Tech Trek - Blog
  • Muskegon Heights Boy Gets New Superhero-themed Hand - Cool Gadgets
  • 3D Printed Technology Allows Amputee to Play Trumpet - Cool Gadgets
  • Young Girl Receives a Special Gift - Cool Gadgets
  • “Camille’s Big Girl Swing” - Cool Gadgets
  • Making a Positive Difference - New Disher Video

 Blog

Disher's BLOG is a helpful resource for engineers, entrepreneurs, business owners, and related individuals. The intent is to inspire readers with current technologies, trends, and best practices in the world of design, innovation, and business. To receive our Blog, sign up HERE.

Hammer Time… 7 Common Hammers & When to Use Them

By: Sean Derrick

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Celebrated Design Trends from NeoCon 2016

By: Dan Parker

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Building an Intern Program that Really Works!

By: Allison Ives

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ON TARGET at the 2016 A2 Tech Trek

 

By: Cynthia VanRenterghem

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 Cool Gadgets and Other Stuff

Our Cool Gadgets segment this month features four moving examples of how engineering students have applied their education and abilities to make a positive difference in our world. Read how these inventions using 3D technology and/or creative thinking have significantly impacted the lives of children… perhaps they will inspire your next project!

Muskegon Heights Boy Gets New Superhero-themed Hand
“With help from online donors, the student engineered a prosthetic hand for Michael, then used a 3D printer to make it real.”

 
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3D Printed Adaptive Technology Allows Amputee to Play Trumpet
“In Kalamazoo, MI a company has helped a young woman who lost her hand eight years ago once again play the trumpet, developing a 3D printed bracket that helps her play the trumpet.”

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Young Girl Receives a Special Gift
“Karissa now has a Frozen souvenir like no other… an ice blue prosthetic arm fashioned by engineering students at Sienna College using 3D printing.”

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“Camille’s Big Girl Swing”
“The world of engineering isn’t often associated with emotion, laughter, and glassy eyes, but it was at Baylor last month.”

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 New Teammates

We are growing and looking for creative, energetic people who share our passion to "Make A Positive Difference." Meet who we have welcomed to the team lately:

Bryan Molloseau

Bryan Molloseau
Product Development Engineer

Dave Harkey

Dave Harkey
Electronics Engineer - Software

Martin Hewitt
Product Development Engineer

Meet Our People

 Culture

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 topic during a period of strong growth for Disher.

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Making a Positive Difference

 Upcoming Events

Disher is always looking to learn from others and stay abreast of new trends. Below is a glimpse of some of events we will be participating in, join us if you can. Don't worry if you aren't able to attend as we will be sharing some of our leanings in future newsletters.

July Calendar

7/6 - D-NEWTECH @ Grand Circus in Detroit, MI

7/26 - A2Y CHAMBER & GROWING HOPE YPSITASTY GRUB CRAWL in Ann Arbor, MI

7/28 - CREATIVE CONVERSATION WITH CHRIS HEIVLY, MapQuest Co-Founder in Muskegon, MI

7/30 - 7/31 - MAKER FAIRE DETROIT 2016 in Dearborn, MI

August Calendar

8/5 - GVSU ANNUAL ENGINEERING DESIGN CONFERENCE in Grand Rapids, MI

8/10 - 2016 GAASHRM SUMMER SOCIAL in Ann Arbor, MI

811 - 8/12 - WILLOW CREEK GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Questions? Email us at info-usa@disher.com

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