Innovation Strategist & Sales Engineer
Dean S. Phillips is a production enhancement engineer with LINK Systems, and the founder of Longevity Industries, a manufacturing education, consulting and media company focused on manufacturing. With his 30-year career in the forming and fabricating industries, STEM and Smart technologies he brings a level of expertise to his perspective that includes all areas of future technology. Phillips has been involved with smart data analytics, automation integration for companies worldwide.
Dean has designed programs and equipment for companies such as Clearing, Niagara, Bliss Presses, SEYI Press, Piranha-Allsteel, TENNSMITH Inc. and Handling Specialty. Phillips is regarded as an expert in the field of smart and iot and is a frequent speaker for the Precision Metalforming Association, SME, Michigan Safety and many others.
Phillips often contributes to various publications including “MetalForming” magazine on safety, controls, IIOT, automation and continuous improvement topics. His commitment to manufacturing can be heard in his Longevity Industries’ “Destiny of Manufacturing” podcast where he interviews thought leaders and industry experts on their five-year outlook on the future of manufacturing. He works with manufacturers to integrate their technology, hardware and information systems.