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PRESIDENT’S CORNER – LEADERSHIP

At SIGMADESIGN, we empower employees to be leaders. We look to the future and cultivate leaders that will have a lasting impact on the direction of the company. Throughout the life of SIGMADESIGN, I have seen engineers become managers, lab technicians become directors, and development specialists become executives. As the company rapidly grows, we expect more men and women to …

Summer Internship Lunch with Bill

SIGMADESIGN SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 2018

What is our hiring philosophy? Grow by hiring, developing, and recognizing the best. Why an Internship Program? At SIGMADESIGN, we believe the inventive work we are doing is exciting and revolutionizing. We believe this creative and scientific work must continue long-term, so we are making efforts to invest in the next generation of engineers and designers. Our hope is that …

Douglas Burnette Test Lab Manager

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT – DOUGLAS BURNETTE – TEST LAB MANAGER

Position at SIGMADESIGN: Test Lab Manager Time at SIGMADESIGN: Eight Years {When I started, I just loved making and breaking things. But as time goes on, it has really become more and more about the people.} ~Douglas Burnette INTRODUCTION Since joining SIGMADESIGN in 2010, I’ve worked to grow the company’s in-house testing capabilities into an all-inclusive test lab. We found …

Bill Huseby, CEO SIGMADESIGN

PRESIDENT’S CORNER – Why You Should Treat Your Employees Like Your Best Customers

BY BILL HUSEBY, PRESIDENT & CEO Many companies invest heavily in improving the customer experience but may not think about investing in their own employees. Employees deliver the outstanding customer experiences when they feel valued, welcomed, respected and heard. It’s important to remember that employees are a company’s first and most important “internal” customers. I have found that success starts …

Fruit labeling machine illustrating custom, high-precision automation solution design by SIGMADESIGN

How Custom, High-Precision Automation Systems Can Help

INTRODUCTION The topic of automation often brings to mind visions of factories with robots on assembly lines putting together cars or other products. While this is certainly one incarnation of automation systems, there are many other examples of automated systems in our modern society; self-driving cars, airline kiosks, smart robot warehouse systems – think Amazon, and many others. While many …

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EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT – MATT CAMERON, VP OF ENGINEERING

Position at SIGMADESIGN: VP of Engineering Time at SIGMADESIGN: 18+ years {I love being surrounded by top performers. Working with people who just “get it” makes things so much easier and leaves more time for us to laugh.}   ~Matt Cameron INTRODUCTION As a Mechanical Engineer and through my work at SIGMADESIGN, I’ve had the opportunity to engage with hundreds of clients on …

WHY USE SOFTWARE FRAMEWORKS?

By Spencer Barrett, Systems Engineer INTRODUCTION The world we live in is changing quickly. The “Internet of things” (IoT) is adding connectivity to what used to be the most ordinary objects and reinventing them with new capabilities. Something as simple as a pedometer has been reinvented as a fitness tracker and watch. It can even connect you to your social …

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ABOUT OUR HEADQUARTERS

How long has SIGMADESIGN been in the Camas facility? We moved to the building in May of 2017. Previously, SIGMADESIGN was in downtown Vancouver occupying several buildings. The need for a larger headquarters with everyone under one roof was the reason for finding and moving to the Camas facility. Who was in the Camas building prior to SIGMADESIGN? The facility …