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Aaron Phips

President | MPI Systems

Aaron Phipps is the President of MPI, Inc. Aaron is the son of founder Bruce Phipps and has been with the company in an official capacity since 2010. In truth, Aaron has been in and around the investment casting industry his entire life.

Aaron has an engineering degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. He currently teaches the wax section of the Certification Course for the Investment Casting Institute. He presented a paper at the 2015 ICI Technical Conference entitled, “Current Problems in the Wax Room and How they are Best Overcome,” and also presented at the EICF World Conference in Paris a paper entitled, “Overcoming Common Wax Injection Problems: The First Step toward Automation.”  He sits on the Advisory Board of the New Paltz School of Science and Engineering, receiving an award for invaluable contributions to the school’s Internship Program.

Prior to joining MPI in an official capacity, Aaron worked at A.W. Bell in Australia as a product engineer and in the Bio Medical industry. After joining MPI, Aaron worked his way through MPI taking on key roles including product and automation engineering, process engineering, establishing a training curriculum, department manager, VP of Sales and Service, VP of Manufacturing and Engineering and now President.

After working in all phases of engineering, Aaron took over the MPI Technology Center as manager, overseeing critical areas of the business including pattern production services, demonstrations, process validation, testing and operator/engineer training. The Technology Center is MPI’s state-of-the-art facility where engineering, innovation and R&D intersect to create real-world solutions to customer’s wax room challenges without having to interrupt their production.

MPI has experienced explosive growth in recent years, having doubled in size. Aaron has been an instrumental contributor to this growth as a talented problem solver who effectively collaborates with customers and vendors alike to develop solutions for a wide array of challenges. 

15:15 - 15:45 Track 2 Session 5 | Resources

Monday 13rd May 2024

A Comprehensive look in the reduction of material, defects, and resources through Improved processes in the wax room

MPI