Andrew is the second generation to lead PPCP. Andrew grew up involved in the business, starting at PPCP in his teen years and continued to work in manufacturing roles throughout high school and college. After completing his degree from Temple University, he became involved in the business full time. He then earned his MBA from Lebanon Valley College in May 2007. After holding many key positions, he became the President of PPCP in 2007 and purchased the business from his father, Richard, in the fall of 2008. A key focus for Andrew is taking PPCP to new levels under his leadership. Andrew is happily married to his wife, Heather, who is an elementary school teacher. They have been blessed with two beautiful daughters. Andrew’s interests include involvement in his church, golfing and hunting.
Richard Miller founded PPCP in 1983 and grew the business from an exciting idea into a multi-million-dollar corporation. As a startup company, PPCP steadily grew under his ownership and direction. While Richard sold the business to his son, Andrew, he remains actively involved in a financial and advisory role within the organization. Richard and his wife, Vohnie, both graduated from Houghton College with degrees in Business Administration. They thoroughly enjoy having more free time to spend with grandchildren, travel and for other personal interests.
Branden oversees the administration of Finance, Accounting, Purchasing, Human Resources and Safety policies and activities for PPCP. In addition, he plays an active role on the leadership team, which guides the management and direction of the company. Branden first joined PPCP in 2004.
Dan is responsible for the production operations, overseeing the day-to-day manufacturing of castings. His key focuses are on ensuring that customers receive excellent quality, on-time delivery and parts that meet specifications and exceed expectations. Before being promoted to Vice President, Dan was a shift supervisor and ran finishing and melting. Dan joined PPCP in 1994.
Rick joined PPCP when the company purchased Quality Investment Castings in 2003. He brings exceptional knowledge and skill at creating sound processes within an investment casting facility. Rick oversees process control and first article sampling, and leads teams dedicated to achieving process improvement.
Ross first joined PPCP in 2007 and has served in a variety of capacities over the years. In 2018, he settled into a sales role, taking over as manager in 2021. He and his team handle all aspects of customer relations, delivery compliance, customer retention and new customer development.
Butch’s responsibilities include sampling all new jobs through the shop, and assisting with quoting and associated activities. During his years of investment casting experience, he has done every job in the plant and has managed every function in the foundry. Butch first came to PPCP in 1990.
Crystal plays a truly vital role at PPCP as the first contact with customers and vendors calling in to our company. She ensures that their inquiries are promptly routed to appropriate individuals, who can effectively address their needs. Crystal strongly believes that customers should talk to a caring person, not a machine. She also assists with an array of H.R. activities, including employment interviewing and selection. Crystal came to PPCP in 2008.
Sharon came to PPCP in 1993. She filled a variety of clerical roles over the years before settling into her role in quality assurance in 2012. She handles customer correspondence related to NDE, material certifications among other quality related tasks.
Tracy brings a wealth of knowledge to our Quality Assurance team. In addition to his NDE experience, he previously worked as a Certified Welding Instructor, training new welders as well as writing and implementing procedures. He joined the PPCP team in May of 2023.