Twisthink, LLCBusiness Services
In every industry, there’s always room for innovation. We help companies create business solutions through strategic insight, human-centered design and advanced technology. Companies choose Twisthink’s innovation consulting to build dynamic user experiences, leverage technical breakthrough and improve their bottom line. Here are some companies we’ve helped twist impossibilities into realities.
Unist is a world leader in the design and manufacture of fluid application systems for industrial markets. We provide solutions that save money in manufacturing processes by reducing the amount of fluids consumed. The consistent application of minimum quantities of fluid improves process efficiency, reduces waste, and is friendly to the environment. Unist offers many different products including Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) systems, Metal Forming systems, Coolube lubricants, and the Uni-Blend system for mixing fluids.
United Bank of MichiganFinancial & Capital Services
United Bank got its start back in 1887 as the Wayland Exchange Bank. Over the years we have grown 11 branches across West Michigan and also United Bank Mortgage Corporation, United Investment Center, and United Bank Insurance Agency. Their close ties with individual customers and partnerships with the communities they serve have been the key to their success, allowing them to steadily expand in size and significantly broaden their portfolio of financial products and services. United Bank is still a true West Michigan bank, locally owned and operated and completely focused on serving the banking needs of this area.
Universal Forest Products, Inc.Manufacturing
Universal Forest Products is a holding company of businesses that combine to create one of the largest producers of wood and wood-alternative products in North America. In fact, combined, they are the single-largest purchaser of solid-sawn lumber from U.S. mills. They are a key supplier to important markets: retail building materials, industrial packaging and components, residential construction, manufactured housing and commercial construction and concrete forming. Universal is international, with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia, and business partners around the globe.
University of Michigan Health-WestHealth Services/Hospitals
Driven by their passion to put you first, Metro Health is changing the face of health care in West Michigan. Their integrated health care system is designed to give you easy access to high-quality, personalized care. Metro Health makes it a priority to be active within the community by sponsoring programs and events that support the health and well-being of our community as well as promoting sustainability in their hospital and physician offices to our day-to-day business practices and ongoing strategies to promote a healthy environment.
Van Dyken Mechanical, Inc.Construction: Mechanical Contractors
From their beginnings in 1949, Van Dyken Mechanical, Inc. has grown to become one of the largest, most progressive, and highly respected full service mechanical contracting firms in Western Michigan. Their staff and partners consist of highly skilled and uniquely qualified specialists, including: Design Engineers, Application Engineers, Project Managers, Fabricators, Installers, Certified Welders, Temperature Control and Energy Management Engineers and Installers, Testing and Balancing Technicians, and Service Specialists. Van Dyken’s leadership in the field is grounded in experience that comes from years of proven responsibility on a wide variety of commercial, industrial, and institutional projects.
Varnum LLPLaw Firms
For more than 125 years, clients have trusted Varnum for excellence, innovation and superior results in the delivery of legal services. Today Varnum is firmly established as one of Michigan's premier law firms. A full service-provider of legal counsel, Varnum has a strong core of expertise. Varnum clients represent a diverse range of business and legal interests: manufacturers, financial institutions, health care providers, professional groups, municipalities, colleges and universities, school districts, developers, publishers, retailers, governmental units, transportation, trade associations and charitable organizations
VDA Labs, LLCTechnology and Communications
VDA Labs, LLC, was founded to make the world safer by providing world class cyber security services, products, and training. VDA focuses on 6 major areas for commercial, government, financial, industry, legal, and academic customers. Those 6 areas are Training (AppSec, Security Awareness, etc.), GRC (Governance, Risk, and Compliance), Security Testing (Code Auditing, Red Teaming, IoT/Auto Security, etc), Blueteam Delivery (Soc-as-a-Service, SIEM tuning, vCISO, Dark Web monitoring, etc), Incident Response (Forensics, Threat Hunting, etc), and Security Architecture & Research (Fuzzing, Platform Mitigations, Hypervisors, etc).
VerizonTechnology and Communications
Verizon Communications Inc. was formed on June 30, 2000 and is celebrating its 20th year as one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services.
Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $128.3 billion in 2020. The company offers voice, data and video services and solutions on its award winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.
Village of SpartaGovernment: Villages
The first settlers who arrived in the area of Sparta, Michigan in 1844 discovered rich land and abundant streams. The first railroad reached Sparta in 1872, linking the community with Grand Rapids and ensuring the progress and prosperity of the area. Most of Sparta’s settlers were farmers.
Today, along with its agricultural and industrial base, Sparta has developed services from banking to retail and offers easy access to a major metropolitan area. Sparta has two museums in operation today reflecting on the history of the establishment of Sparta with the Myers Schoolhouse Museum and the T.S. & M Railroad Depot.
Warner Norcross + Judd LLPLaw Firms
Warner Norcross & Judd is one of the largest and most successful law firms in Michigan. Their attorneys have been elected to top leadership positions with the American Bar Association and State Bar of Michigan in areas of Business Law; Environment, Energy and Resources; Intellectual Property; International Law; Taxation; Probate and Estate Planning, and Real Property. Going the extra mile for their clients is part of their culture. That mindset is integral at Warner Norcross & Judd.
Watkins, Ross & Co.Investment Management
Watkins Ross is a dedicated team of actuaries, consultants and retirement plan professionals ready to help you administer a retirement plan designed to meet your corporate objectives and help you navigate the complex world of health benefits offered to your employees. We’re proud to be serving clients since 1948 and look forward to helping more clients manage the cost and obligations associated with their employee retirement and health benefit plans.