The Edge Your Business Needs

Experience, expertise, and engagement — that’s what you get when an OPTO engineer steps on your shop floor.

OPTO engineers are applications consultants who can help you develop improved processes and maximized profits through reduced cycle times, manufacturing improvements, and new capabilities realized.

Our services include training, tooling, applications support, robot installation & integration and process improvement. OPTO engineers are the competitive edge your business needs!

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Ben Vandehoef: Your Competitive Advantage

Training

Put our industry-leading know-how to work and gain cutting-edge skills with our training programs.

  • Advanced Lathe Training
  • Advanced Mill Training
  • Advanced Probe Training
  • Introduction to Macros Training
  • Advanced Macros Training
  • Multi-Axis Training

Application Support

Unlock your machine’s potential and maximize your investment with Phillips’ application support services.

  • Machine Programming Services
  • Tooling Selection Optimization
  • Fixture Design
  • Manufacturing Efficiency Assistance
  • First Part Qualification Assistance

Automation & Robotics

Complement your existing workforce and quickly increase capacity while freeing up your staff to focus on more value-added activities.

  • Installation and integration assistance
  • Beginner and Advanced robot programming training

Meet Our Experts

Dave Cirilo
With over 10 years of experience in programming
and application engineering, Dave specializes
in machining exotic alloys, macros, advanced
probing routines, and more.
"My favorite part is getting to a shop
and showing them what the machine is capable of."
Read how Dave helped Gerdau increase their productivity
Ben Vandehoef
Aerospace machinist for 19 years - made parts
for everything from the Space Shuttle to the B-2 Bomber.
Expertise with complex parts, exotic materials, 5th axis
programming, y-axis lathe, and more!

"I love a challenge. The harder the part, the more I enjoy it."
Watch Ben's success with Allied Cycle Works
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What People are Saying about Phillips Opto

If you think you know everything, you are not going to get anywhere. You got to be willing to reach out and learn and Phillips has a lot to teach.

Stan Wright
Machine Shop Manager for Nighthawk

I rarely do this, but I highly recommend Ben. You just don't see this kind of technical skills he has very often.

Dave Myers
Senior Manufacturing Engineer

This wasn't just about productivity. It was also about sustainability.

Nathan Hoagland
Quality and Maintenance Supervisor at Gerdau

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