Saline, MI (October 13, 2011) – A.R. Brouwer Company, the Dexter-based commercial construction firm, has launched its new website: www.arbrouwer.com. The site was designed and developed by DesignHub, Inc. of Saline.

A.R. Brouwer Company’s new site features an online portfolio detailing a representative selection of A.R. Brouwer Company’s current and recent construction projects. Work highlighted ranges from office, industrial, and retail buildings to financial institutions, multi-family residential properties, places of worship, educational institutions, and others. Projects include additions, renovations, and build-outs, as well as new construction.

A database-driven function lets site visitors view groups of projects from the portfolio, based on selection criteria that are relevant to them.

Elsewhere on the site, visitors learn about A.R. Brower Company’s design/build, general contracting, and construction management services. They can also read news from the company and sign up to receive an e-newsletter, special promotions, and email updates.

More information is available from A.R. Brouwer Company at 7444 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd., Suite F, Dexter, MI 48130. Phone: (734) 426-9980. Email: info@arbrouwer.com.

About DesignHub

DesignHub, Inc. is a creative services and marketing firm that works with clients on website design and development, brand development, brochures, annual reports, newsletters, advertising, public relations, direct marketing, search marketing, integrated social media, packaging designs, signage, and displays and exhibits, as well as marketing strategies and plans. The company was founded in 1999.

In addition to A.R. Brouwer Company, DesignHub’s clients include Advanced Photonix Inc., Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominium, Berry & Associates, BioMedware, Center for Automotive Research (CAR), Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation, Chelsea Lumber, Daycroft Montessori School, Dexter Research, Dimensional Engineering, Electrocon International, Great Lakes Educational Group, Hardwood Solutions, Homeowner Services of America (HSA), Lamaze Family Center of Ann Arbor, McMullen Properties, Motawi Tileworks, Newcomers Welcome Service, OptiMetrics Inc., Quality Hardware Corp., Recycle Ann Arbor, Renewal Ministries, City of Saline, Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, Saline Parks and Recreation Department, Sun Engineering, and the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

Further information is available from DesignHub, Inc., 600 W. Michigan Ave., Saline, MI 48176. Phone: (734) 944-8705. Email: info@design-hub.com.

Media Contact:
Chris Kochmanski
DesignHub, Inc.
(734) 944-8705
chris@design-hub.com
www.design-hub.com

Saline Creative Services and Marketing Firm Develops New Logo, Website, Stationery, and Signage for Ann Arbor Property Developer and Manager

Saline, MI (October 3, 2011) — DesignHub, Inc. of Saline has recently been working with McMullen Properties (www.mcmullenproperties.com) — the long-time Ann Arbor commercial and residential real estate development, leasing, and management firm — to help refresh their brand identity.

DesignHub advised McMullen Properties on their recent name change. The company was previously known as McMullen Company and Thomas B. McMullen Co.

DesignHub then developed the new logo for McMullen Properties and incorporated it into a redesigned and enhanced website and new stationery for the company.

The creative services firm is now working with the client on new signage for their commercial office buildings on Ann Arbor’s south side, near I-94 and State Street. McMullen Properties offers Class A office/flex space in the Atrium Office Center buildings, Eisenhower Commerce Center, and Valley Ranch Business Park. Spaces now available in these locations are listed on the company’s website.

About McMullen Properties

McMullen Properties is a family owned and operated company now in its fourth generation in commercial and residential real estate in the Ann Arbor area. The McMullen team develops, leases, and manages only properties that it owns.

McMullen Properties offers a total of approximately 1 million square feet of commercial office space. The company’s buildings are home to corporate headquarters, local and regional offices, light industrial and warehouse operations, research laboratories, high-tech companies, non-profit organizations, professional services firms, and others.

McMullen Properties also owns, leases, and manages residential apartments on the south side of Ann Arbor; the Valley Ranch Apartments website (www.valleyranchapartments.com) provides details.

More information about McMullen Properties is available by contacting the company’s headquarters at 950 Victors Way, Suite 50, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Phone: (734) 769-1800. Email info@mcmullenproperties.com.

About DesignHub

DesignHub is a creative services and marketing firm that works with clients on website design and development, brand development, brochures, annual reports, newsletters, advertising, public relations, direct marketing, search marketing, social media, packaging designs, signage, and trade show displays, as well as marketing strategies and plans. The firm was founded in 1999.

In addition to McMullen Properties, DesignHub’s clients include A. R. Brouwer Co., Advanced Photonix Inc., American Aqua, Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominium Association, Berry & Associates, BioMedware, Center for Automotive Research, Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation, Chelsea Lumber, Creative Windows, Daycroft Montessori School, Dexter Research, Dimensional Engineering, Electrocon International, Great Lakes Educational Group, Hardwood Solutions, Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan, HiBlow USA, Homeowner Services of America (HSA), InPore Technologies, Michigan Business Connection, Motawi Tileworks, Newcomers Welcome Service, OptiMetrics Inc., PTC, Phoenix Contractors, Recycle Ann Arbor, Renewal Ministries, City of Saline, Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, Saline Parks and Recreation, SignGraphix, Sun Engineering, and the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, among others.

Further information is available from DesignHub, Inc., 600 W. Michigan Ave., Saline, MI 48176. Phone: (734) 944-8705. Email: info@design-hub.com.

Media Contact:
Chris Kochmanski
DesignHub, Inc.
(734) 944-8705
chris@design-hub.com
www.design-hub.com

Ann Arbor, MI (July 22, 2011) – McMullen Properties, an Ann Arbor commercial and residential real estate development, leasing, and management firm, has launched its new website: www.mcmullenproperties.com.

The site was designed and developed by DesignHub, Inc.  of Saline, MI.

McMullen Properties’ new site details the commercial office/flex space owned, managed, and leased by the company on Ann Arbor’s south side, near I-94 and State Street. Photo galleries take site visitors inside and outside of McMullen Properties’ Class A facilities in the Atrium Office Center buildings, Eisenhower Commerce Center, and Valley Ranch Business Park. Spaces now available in these locations are listed on a regularly updated page.

Other areas of the site describe McMullen Properties’ services in commercial property development, leasing, and management. Testimonial quotes from customers, appearing throughout the site, attest to the quality of the company’s properties and services. Site visitors also find news from the company and a brief company history.

McMullen Properties is a family owned and operated company now in its fourth generation in commercial and residential real estate in the Ann Arbor area. The McMullen team develops, leases, and manages only properties that it owns.

McMullen Properties offers a total of approximately 1 million square feet of commercial office space. The company’s buildings are home to corporate headquarters, local and regional offices, light industrial and warehouse operations, research laboratories, high-tech companies, non-profit organizations, professional services firms, and others.

McMullen Properties also owns, leases, and manages residential apartments on the south side of Ann Arbor; the Valley Ranch Apartments website (www.valleyranchapartments.com) provides details.

More information about McMullen Properties is available by contacting the company’s headquarters at 950 Victors Way, Suite 50, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Phone: (734) 769-1800. Email info@mcmullenproperties.com.

Further information is available from DesignHub, Inc., 600 W. Michigan Ave., Saline, MI 48176. Phone: (734) 944-8705. Email: info@design-hub.com.

Media Contact:
Chris Kochmanski
DesignHub, Inc.
(734) 944-8705
chris@design-hub.com
www.design-hub.com

Saline, MI (July 13, 2011) – DesignHub, Inc., the Saline-based creative services and marketing firm, has developed the new logo and marketing materials for Design Simulation Technologies, Inc. (DST; www.design-simulation.com) of Canton, MI.

The marketing materials include a new product brochure, media kit, and display graphics, along with the company’s new stationery (business cards and letterhead).

DST develops physics-based simulation software. The company’s products are used by engineering professionals to build and test virtual models of their mechanical designs, and by educators and students in the classroom to teach and learn about physics and engineering kinematics, dynamics, and machine design.

DST’s SimWise 4D software combines motion and stress analysis in one system. It integrates with popular Windows-based platforms for 3D computer-aided design (CAD).

Using DST’s Dynamic Designer, engineers understand the true dynamic functions of their designs, inside their 3D CAD environments, before building physical prototypes. Users build, test, and refine their CAD models and obtain the same performance information they would traditionally gather physically.

DST’s Working Model 2D is the world’s best-selling motion simulation software. Professional engineers, educators, and students use the Windows-based software to quickly build and test virtual models that accurately simulate real-world performance.

Interactive Physics, DST’s award-winning educational software, helps students explore and understand the physical world through simulation. The software is used in over 15,000 schools worldwide. Its curriculum includes 65 lessons and over 150 experiments.

DST develops, markets, and supports these software tools for commercial and academic users worldwide. Selected DST products are available from leading CAD suppliers and CAE resellers.

More information is available from Design Simulation Technologies, Inc., 43311 Joy Rd., Suite 237, Canton, MI 48187. Phone: (734) 446-6935. Email: info@design-simulation.com. Online: www.design-simulation.com.

About DesignHub

DesignHub, Inc. is a creative services and marketing firm that works with clients on website design and development, brand development, brochures, annual reports, newsletters, advertising, public relations, direct marketing, search marketing, social media marketing, packaging designs, signage, and exhibits, as well as marketing strategies and plans. The company was founded in 1999.

In addition to Design Simulation Technologies, DesignHub’s clients include A. R. Brouwer Inc., Advanced Photonix Inc., Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominium Association, American Aqua, Berry & Associates, BioMedware, Center for Automotive Research (CAR), Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation, Chelsea Lumber, Daycroft Montessori School, Dexter Research, Dimensional Engineering, Electrocon International, Great Lakes Educational Group, Hardwood Solutions, Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan, Homeowner Services of America (HSA), Lamaze Family Center of Ann Arbor, McMullen Company, Michigan Business Connection, Motawi Tileworks, National Employment Law Project, Newcomers Welcome Service, OptiMetrics Inc., PTC, Phoenix Contractors, Recycle Ann Arbor, Renewal Ministries, City of Saline, Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, Saline Parks and Recreation Department, SignGraphix, Sun Engineering, the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and others.

Further information is available from DesignHub, Inc., 600 W. Michigan Ave., Saline, MI 48176. Phone: (734) 944-8705. Email: info@design-hub.com.

Media Contact:
Chris Kochmanski
DesignHub, Inc.
(734) 944-8705
chris@design-hub.com
www.design-hub.com

Saline, MI (June 20, 2011) – DesignHub, Inc. of Saline has designed and developed the new website for Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominiums (www.towerplaza.com).

This 26-story residential property – Ann Arbor’s tallest building – is on E. William St., one block from the University of Michigan’s central campus.

Visitors to the new website learn how Tower Plaza provides students and their parents with private, quiet, comfortable, and secure student residences available for purchase. There are also Tower Plaza units for rent from their co-owners.

Parents who co-own at Tower Plaza can build equity and gain tax advantages while their student lives there. There are also opportunities for profitable resale or ongoing rental income. The advantages of ownership are detailed in the site.

Tower Plaza’s location, views, features, and amenities – also covered in the site – appeal to others besides students. Co-owners and tenants include retirees, second-home owners, academics, professional services providers, and more,

The site highlights Tower Plaza condos currently available for sale or rent. Site visitors can also view floor plans for the property’s studio, large studio, grand studio, one-bedroom, large one-bedroom, and grand one-bedroom units.

In the password-protected “Residents E-Clubhouse” area of the site, Tower Plaza co-owners and tenants find useful information including updates on current maintenance projects at the property and special offers and discounts available to residents. A directory of co-owners and tenants is under construction.

On the “Broker’s Corner” page, prospective Tower Plaza buyers get contact information for area realtors experienced in showing and selling the property’s units.

More information can be obtained from Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominium Association, 555 E. William St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Phone: (734) 531-2125.

About DesignHub

DesignHub, Inc. is a creative services and marketing firm that works with clients on website design and development, brand development, brochures, annual reports, newsletters, advertising, public relations, direct marketing, search marketing, social media marketing, packaging designs, signage, and exhibits, as well as marketing strategies and plans. The company was founded in 1999.

In addition to Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominiums, DesignHub’s clients include Advanced Photonix Inc., Berry & Associates, BioMedware, Center for Automotive Research (CAR), Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation, Chelsea Lumber, Creative Windows, Daycroft Montessori School, Dexter Research, Dimensional Engineering, Electrocon International, Great Lakes Educational Group, Hardwood Solutions, Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan, HiBlow USA, Homeowner Services of America (HSA), InPore Technologies, Lamaze Family Center of Ann Arbor, Lenawee County Health Department, McMullen Properties, Metropolitan Building Services, Michigan Business Connection, Motawi Tileworks, National Employment Law Project, Newcomers Welcome Service, OptiMetrics Inc., PTC, Phoenix Contractors, Recycle Ann Arbor, Renewal Ministries, City of Saline, Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, Saline Parks and Recreation Department, SignGraphix, Sun Engineering, the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and others.

Further information is available from DesignHub, Inc., 600 W. Michigan Ave., Saline, MI 48176. Phone: (734) 944-8705. Email: info@design-hub.com.

Media Contact:
Chris Kochmanski
DesignHub, Inc.
(734) 944-8705
chris@design-hub.com
www.design-hub.com

Ann Arbor, MI (June 6, 2011) – OptiMetrics, Inc., an Ann Arbor-based provider of specialized software, research, and engineering services for the U.S. armed forces, has launched its new website: www.optimetrics.org.

The site was designed and developed by DesignHub, Inc. of Saline.

Visitors to the new site learn how OptiMetrics helps defense agencies, defense contractors, and university researchers develop systems and technologies for combat vehicle survivability and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNe) defense. The company’s work in electro-optical technology and military training and simulation systems is also described.

In other areas of the site, visitors find detail on OptiMetrics’ modeling and simulation tools and incident management software products.

OptiMetrics’ capabilities as an experienced government contractor are indicated on the site through information about multi-year General Services Administration (GSA) contracts the company has been awarded.

The site lists employment opportunities with OptiMetrics in Southeast Michigan, as well as the Dayton, Ohio; Baltimore, Maryland; and El Paso, Texas areas.

Current OptiMetrics’ staff members can gain password-protected access to employees-only resources and online functionality in a special area of the site.

About OptiMetrics, Inc.

Since 1979, OptiMetrics has focused on applying science and technology to help protect soldiers on the battlefield and enhance the performance of incident response teams. The company’s services range from sophisticated system analysis and evaluation to complete product design and development.

Using OptiMetrics’ modeling and simulation tools, customers can assess and improve the performance of military systems. The company’s software products help users predict, prepare for, respond to, and manage critical incidents.

OptiMetrics has been awarded over 400 government service contracts to date. These include multi-year, multi-million-dollar, task-order efforts. Customers rely on OptiMetrics’ specialized knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and familiarity with government contracting, accounting, purchasing, property, safety, and security requirements and processes.

OptiMetrics’ headquarters are in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The company’s other principal offices are near Baltimore, Maryland; Dayton, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; and Las Cruces, New Mexico. OptiMetrics employs about 80 people in all.

About DesignHub, Inc.

DesignHub, Inc. is a creative services and marketing firm that works with clients on website design and development, brand development, brochures, annual reports, newsletters, advertising, public relations, direct marketing, packaging designs, signage, and exhibits, as well as marketing strategies and plans. The company was founded in 1999.

DesignHub was founded in 1999. Its principals include: Karen Ragland, business manager and account executive; Ted Chesky, creative director and graphic designer; and Chris Kochmanski, marketing strategist, account executive, and copywriter. The firm has on-staff and freelance professionals for graphic design and website design and development.

In addition to OptiMetrics, DesignHub’s clients include Advanced Photonix Inc., Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominiums, Berry & Associates, BioMedware, Center for Automotive Research (CAR), Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation, Chelsea Lumber, Creative Windows, Daycroft Montessori School, Dexter Research, Dimensional Engineering, Electrocon International, Hardwood Solutions, Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan, HiBlow USA, Homeowner Services of America (HSA), InPore Technologies, McMullen Properties, Metropolitan Building Services, Michigan Business Connection, Motawi Tileworks, PTC, Phoenix Contractors, Recycle Ann Arbor, Renewal Ministries, City of Saline, Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, SignGraphix, Sun Engineering, the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and others.

Further information is available from DesignHub, Inc., 600 W. Michigan Ave., Saline, MI 48176. Phone: (734) 944-8705. Email: info@design-hub.com.

Media Contact:
Chris Kochmanski
DesignHub, Inc.
(734) 944-8705
chris@design-hub.com
www.design-hub.com

Saline, MI (March 2, 2011) – BioMedware – an Ann Arbor-based company that conducts research and develops software for the environmental and health sciences – has launched its new website: www.biomedware.com.

The site was designed and developed by DesignHub, Inc. of Saline. DesignHub also created the new logo for BioMedware, starting from and refining the client’s preliminary ideas for the design.

Visitors to BioMedware’s new website learn how the company uses space-time analysis to help clients explore relationships between human health and the environment. The site describes the company’s current funded research in the areas of cancer cluster morphology, case-only cancer clustering for mobile populations, analysis of individual-level epidemiologic data, and space-time cancer data.

BioMedware’s completed research, research collaborations, and recent publications are also detailed in the site. The company’s research has been funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health and other federal government agencies, and through contracts with state governments and academic institutions.

Elsewhere on the new site, visitors learn about BioMedware’s software for geographic boundary analysis (BoundarySeer), disease cluster detection (ClusterSeer), and space-time visualization, analysis, and modeling (SpaceStat). All are available for purchase and delivery through the site’s online store. BioMedware’s software is used by universities, government agencies, and private industries worldwide.

In the site’s “BioMeanings” blog, BioMedware’s principals offer their perspectives on the latest news and issues in geospatial research for the environmental and health sciences. An interactive calendar alerts site visitors to BioMedware’s participation in academic and industry conferences. Visitors can also order books on compartmental analysis and modeling from the site’s online store.

Since BioMedware’s founding in 1994, the company has garnered over $11 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and researcher-Initiated grants to fund research and software development. In recognition of the company’s growth, BioMedware won “Fast Track” awards from the Washtenaw County Economic Development Council in 1999 and 2000.

More information on BioMedware is available from the company at 3526 W. Liberty Rd., Suite 1000, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-8872. Phone: (734) 913-1098 x200. Email: susan.hinton@biomedware.com.

About DesignHub

DesignHub, Inc. is a creative services and marketing firm that works with clients on website design and development, brand development, brochures, annual reports, newsletters, advertising, public relations, direct marketing, packaging designs, signage, and exhibits, as well as marketing strategies and plans.

DesignHub was founded in 1999. Its principals include: Karen Ragland, business manager and account executive; Ted Chesky, creative director and graphic designer; and Chris Kochmanski, marketing strategist, account executive, and copywriter. The firm has on-staff and freelance professionals for graphic design and website design and development.

In addition to BioMedware, DesignHub’s clients include Advanced Photonix Inc., Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominium Association, Berry & Associates, Center for Automotive Research (CAR), Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation, Chelsea Lumber, Daycroft Montessori School, Dexter Research, Dimensional Engineering, Electrocon International, Great Lakes Educational Group, Hardwood Solutions, Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan, Homeowner Services of America (HSA), Lamaze Family Center of Ann Arbor, McMullen Company, Michigan Business Connection, Motawi Tileworks, National Employment Law Project, Newcomers Welcome Service, OptiMetrics Inc., PTC, Phoenix Contractors, Recycle Ann Arbor, Renewal Ministries, City of Saline, Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, Saline Parks and Recreation Department, SignGraphix, Sun Engineering, the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and others.

Further information is available from DesignHub, Inc., 600 W. Michigan Ave., Saline, MI 48176. Phone: (734) 944-8705. Email: info@design-hub.com.

Media Contact:
Chris Kochmanski
DesignHub, Inc.
(734) 944-8705
chris@design-hub.com
www.design-hub.com