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Our History

Sigma Design Timeline

1994

1994

Sigma Design founded by John and Sue.

Bill John

1997

Bill Huseby leaves HP and joins Sigma Design.

1998

1998

Move out of John and Sue’s house to a small hole in the wall, 750 sq. ft.

1500 Flood

1999

Move to 1500 Broadway, Vancouver, Washington, 4,500 sq. ft.

Mill 1

2000

Purchase first mill for the model shop.

History 2005

2005

Expand into the building next door for a combined total of 5,200 sq. ft.

History 2007

2007

Open Sigma Design & Engineering PTE, LTD in Singapore.

History 2008

2008

Expand into building across the street for a combined total of 7,500 sq. ft.

History 2009

2009

  • Move Singapore office into 4,000-square-foot facility.
  • Expand our services to offer Electrical Engineering.
History 2011

2011

Complete remodel of our new world headquarters at
1714 Broadway, Vancouver WA., 12,000 sq.ft.

History 2012

2012

Acquire our first environmental chamber - Beginning of Test Lab capabilities

History 2013 1

2013

Expand our services to offer Software & Firmware Engineering

History 2014

2014

  • 20th Anniversary. 
  • Opening of our manufacturing facility (28,000 sq. ft.) in Vancouver, Washington.
  • Hire our 100th employee.
Sigma Box Truck

2015

Acquire our first delivery vehicle to better serve PNW customers.

Red Dot Tango Image

2016

Sigma Design wins Red Dot award for Industrial Design

History 2017

2017

Hire our 200th Employee

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2018

  • Get settled into our new 56,000 sq. ft. facility headquarters
  • Open office in Seattle.
  • Expand our Services to offer Systems Engineering
25 Anniversary Group Photo 1 1

2019

Celebrate our 25th Anniversary!

ISO 2020

2020

  • Become ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certified
  • Expand our services to offer Manufacturing
  • Added 89,000 sq. ft. Advanced Prototyping Facility
  • Relocated and expanded our Test Lab to our old HQ in Downtown Vancouver
Etl Mark

2021

Become authorized via Intertek’s Panel Builder Certification Program to place the ETL Listed Mark on industrial control panels.

Test Lab 4 2

2022

  • Began offering build support, engineering, and product development services to Pendleton UAS Range Customers
  • Become ISO 17025:2017 Test Lab Accredited
Lindsey Bill

2023

  • Become ISO 27001 Certified & Receive CMMC
  • Bill Huseby retires, and we threw an amazing party!
  • Lindsey Dotson is elected new President & CEO

2024

Rebrand & Launch new website

2011

Since its inception, Sigma Design has been on an exciting path of growth and innovation. We began with modest roots and have grown into an active player in the engineering field, always aiming to go beyond what's expected and bring new ideas to the table. Along the way, we've built a strong community of talented individuals, all motivated by creative and forward thinking approaches. It's been a journey filled with successes, learning moments, and a lot of innovation, all of which have strengthened our determination to contribute positively and leave a lasting mark on the world.

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We’re all about sparking creativity and supporting our team. New ideas are always welcomed and encouraged. We give our diverse group of team members the freedom to think big, try new things, and work together without fear, creating a space where new ideas can shine. With guidance, opportunities for growth, and a culture that celebrates each person's unique contributions, we make sure everyone has what they need to succeed. We believe our team's talent is our most valuable resource, so we're dedicated to helping them grow and exploring new frontiers together.

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