Mission named Top Workplace


PRESS RELEASE – November 20, 2022


Hollandbased custom automation & robotics integrator, Mission, wins Top Workplaces for the first time.


Holland, Michigan, November 20, 2022 – Mission Design & Automation (Mission), a Holland-based custom robotics and automation systems integrator, has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2022 honor by Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces.

“We are honored to be named a Detroit Free Press Top Workplace for 2022. Our employees are what make Mission a great place to be. While the world has seen many ups and downs these last few years, these things have remained true: the Mission team has steadily grown, learned new technologies, leaned into challenges, and have overall fostered an excellent culture of teamwork. This transcends to the relationships we have with our customers. Customers can tell if employees like where they work and if they are happy.” – Scot Lindemann, CEO.

The leadership team, including Brad Bush, Mitch Veldheer, Rob Brouwer, Todd Sluis, Todd Bush, Tim McIllwain, Jon Maust, Kevin Miller, Melissa Cook, Sami Birch, Mark Driesenga, Ryan Lillibridge, and Scot Lindemann have over 300 years of combined leadership experience in automated systems integration.

Melissa Cook, Mission Office Manager, accepts the Top Workplaces award
Melissa Cook, Mission Office Manager, accepts the Top Workplaces award at a congratulatory event in Troy, Michigan on November 15th.

“We’re so grateful for the opportunity to work with such a motivated and talented group that makes the culture what it is. Earning the Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces award, which is based on confidential employee feedback, goes to show that culture at Mission is healthy and employees feel included, aligned, connected, and they have fun at work.” – Ryan Lillibridge, Director of Business Development.



Mission Design & Automation develops custom automation and equipment solutions that simplify processes for North American manufacturers. They help companies conceptualize, specify, build, program, and install new automation solutions that improve safety, speed, quality, repeatability, and revenue. Companies turn to Mission for automation integration of varying-sized projects and with all levels of complexity. Their team has developed solutions for the automotive, construction, consumer goods, e-commerce/logistics, EV, food & beverage, furniture, and medical device industries, and they’re always learning more about expanding automation applications to emerging industries.