The list below shows a group of featured clients and projects. The work ranges from "one-and-done" projects, to long-term programs and deep relationships.

You'll know us better through our projects.

Our clients are typically on a quality improvement path and want the power of digital marketing and data systems to help grow their business.

We're on a mission to support that growth by designing and building better digital machines that transform marketing, and improve sales and operations.

To meet those goals, we'll write the plans, design the projects, and then pull it all together. And, we'll work across our client's organization, interacting with teams for Marketing Operations, Marketing Technology & Information Systems, Brand Strategy, and delivery of our client's Brand Promise.

Over the course of our 24 year history, our relationships have grown deeper, and our projects have become more substantial and complex—we consistently deliver more and more impact to benefit our clients, and their customers.

Learn more about what we build

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with AB InBev
AB InBev

Strategy and planning, design and build custom web apps and data systems:
• AB Beer Guide mobile web app
• AB Sweeps database web app (for all brands, to manage all sweepstakes)
• AB Trade Marketing prototype mobile field service web app

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Advantage Capital Partners
Advantage Capital Partners

Strategy and planning, design and build custom database transaction software system for internal use to track, manage, and report performance and metrics for TIF Tax Program Portfolio Properties. The system included a report-builder so users could construct and generate compliance reports for U.S. goverment agencies.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with ADM Archer Daniels Midland
Archer Daniels Midland

Strategy, planning, execution for multi-year, large scope program management for ADM midwest distribution centers and production operations (corn and soybeans). Our team performed site surveys of large distribution centers and plants, installation new WLAN infrastructure, then installed and supported new Symbol (Motorola) forklift data terminals and handheld data terminals with data collection software connected to ADM central servers for item barcode scanning and inventory management.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with ATRO Engineered Systems
ATRO Engineered Systems

Strategy and planning, design, build and support large scope custom B2B E-commerce website (web app) with data integration to NetSuite ERP. The new website includes a comprehensive marketing front-end with SEO and detailed technical areas, and a highly engineered, API based data integration system to support E-commerce with order entry to NetSuite. Our team manages digital marketing for channel sales and end users, including targeted campaigns with Google Ads & Display, and paid social media.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Bimbo Bakeries
Bimbo Bakeries USA / Graham Group Promotions

Marketing materials for on-pack promotion and production labeling equipment integration presented to bakery plant managers and stakeholders. The purpose was to inform about a new mass coupon application system for marketing to large CPG clients. The presentations were designed to inform and train on system benefits, installation, and ROI.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Chameleon Integrated Services
Chameleon Integrated Services

Corporate website design and development including a Brand Style Guide to pull together a cohesive brand identity and asset library. Complete redesign in 2018 within an existing WordPress environment with the specific goal to not disrupt the environment due to third party applications already connected to the website. Follow on redesign in 2020 to focus on consulting product lines and specific product mix and industry extensions.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Crestpoint Ophthalmics
Crestpoint Ophthalmics

Strategy, planning, execution for multi-year digital marketing intiative centered around a new B2B E-commerce website (Magento). Our work includes design and build of a new Magento E-commerce website that is coded specifically for online quotes. We've streamlined the marketing operations and we provide Magento website SEO, updated print materials, catalogs, and brochures, and Mailchimp email marketing with NewsFlashes and production of the virtual edition Crestpoint ROUNDS newsletters.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with CMW Equipment
CMW Equipment

Strategy and planning, design and build corporate website, product data database, online used equipment sales. Extend the project into sales support materials and a mico-site for new product development: CMWZDPW, standing for "Zero Discharge Production Water," an engineered component system to clean the daily wash water from concrete mixer trucks, removing the sludge and purifying the water to reduce costs, improve operations and protect the environment.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Chrysler Corporation
Chrysler Corporation / Cassens Transport

Strategy and planning, design and build outdoor wireless data systems at Midwest and Mid-Atlantic assembly plants including site surveys, equipment sales, installation, service and tech support for integration with Cassens Transport mobile data inventory systems. Strategy, planning, design and build mobile data app for Chrysler car and truck inventory, tracking, and delivery. Site surveys and outdoor wireless data system installation. Barcode product sales, service, and tech support

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with CI Select
CI Select

Strategy and planning, design and build large scope corporate website for the region's largest office interiors and design company. As part of the project we produced categorization for the companies service and product lines, and produced an extensive reference media and photography assets library. Project profile graphic design and production with online data system and library.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Central Trust and Investment
Central Trust and Investment

Senior leadership video marketing series. Direct, film, edit, and produce video programs for investment products and services that were used on the corporate website, and digital marketing channels.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Drain Force Professional
Drain Force Professional

Strategy and planning, design and build new product launch for industrial chemical line. Brand identity, corporate website, sales promotions, print media, literature, packaging, label design and compliance with industry regulations.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with GKB Equipment
GKB Equipment

Strategy and planning, design and build corporate website for ag equipment sales. Used equipment inventory online sales system for ag equipment channel partner, reseller, service, and support organization.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Greenway Family Office
Greenway Family Office

Strategy and planning, design and build corporate website for financial services. Image asset management system, industry compliance management system.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Hydromat, Inc.
Hydromat, Inc.

Strategy and planning, design and build custom database software systems, and integration with Vantage (Epicor) ERP. Our focus was to assist with streamlining data management to support purchasing, receiving inspection, inventory management, and supplier quality assurance as part of the company's ISO 9000 initiative. Among other details, our software integrated with CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machines) for receiving inspection of precision machined parts. Jim McLaughlin was a key member of the ISO 9001 quality team and helped achieve successful win of ISO 9001 certification.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Kolb Grading
Kolb Grading

Strategy and planning, design and build corporate website for industrial service provider. Brand identity, project profile data system and library.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with McCarthy Holdings (McCarthy Builders)
McCarthy Holdings (McCarthy Builders)

Strategy, planning, and execution to build a working prototype for a new coporate intranet system to support ~4,000+ employees in North America. Our team was hired to analyze, assess, think, design, and build a working prototype to used as a model for the final production system. We designed and built a system with Microsoft Technologies, including Azure Active Directory for personalization with groups/roles/permissions so that users see content applicable to them or their division.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Missouri Cures Education Foundation
Missouri Cures Education Foundation

Strategy, planning, design and build a new corporate website, including a Brand Style Guide to pull together the brand pieces and parts, along with new branding to support a successful product extension for "Wiser Women," an initiative to support women in the science field with frequent events, networking, and information.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Monsanto
Monsanto

Custom data management software and data collection and vial lableling system for lab-based research at the St. Louis campus.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with National Garden Clubs, Inc.
National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Strategy and planning, design and build, and long-term program management of digital assets and properties for the NGC corporate website and E-commerce system, school course data system, forms library data system, board member directory data system, and collateral print materials.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Nestle Purina Learning Center
Nestle Purina Learning Center

Strategy and planning, design and build VIMS (Veterinary Inventory Management System) mobile app and database software. Work with Learning Center teams in St. Louis and Orange County to design and build a shelf-mounted digital display to run programmed digital media (audio and video) on-premise in grocery stores to broadcast Purina brand commercials and content for specific items on the shelf.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with PCI, Inc.
PCI, Inc.

Strategy and planning, design and build corporate website and marketing materials. Research, analysis, brand identity.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Quest Graphics
Quest Graphics & Packaging

Strategy and planning, design and build corporate website, web apps, and data systems for customer self service product quotes.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Reach4Hope Homework Center
Reach4Hope Homework Center

Direct and produce corporate capabilities video, media production, media library.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Ronald McDonald House
Ronald McDonald House

Strategy and planning, design and build guest services hospitality and lodging database software system to manage mulitple house locations.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Rockwood Group
Rockwood Group

Strategy and planning, design and build corporate website for financial services private investment firm.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Starbucks and La Bonne Bouchee
Starbucks / La Bonne Bouchee

Strategy and planning, design and build daily inventory and production database system for commercial bakery supplier to St. Louis region Starbucks stores. Work directly with team at Starbucks HQ, integrate with client legacy systems. Receive daily input from stores, produce production requirements and delivery manifests.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Stephens Concrete
Stephens Concrete

Strategy and planning, design and build sales materials for construction industry equipment manufacturer new product launch.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with STL6Pack
STL6Pack

Strategy and planning, design and build new product launch for commercial printing company line extension into folded cartons packaging products. Corporate website, brand identity, marketing materials.

Sparks Milling Digital project experience with Success Promotions (Success Brands)
Success Promotions (now Success Brands)

Strategy, planning, and execution to launch a large scope Magento E-commerce website to support corporate branding, item sales, online quotes, and micro-sites for specific branded product lines. The company specializes in branded merchandise, and has a large audience in sports, so our team created the concept for Success Promotions "Locker Rooms" to brand and name each of the micro-sites, for example, "The USSSA Locker Room" at https://usssa-locker-room.com/. We engineered the system to capitalize on Magento's unique ability to manage multiple websites with the same admin—this has been a foundation to the success of the system.