Phillips Connect Technologies Names Business Development Manager

03/21/2018

Phillips Connect Technologies Names Business Development Manager

Santa Fe Springs, CA (March 19, 2018) Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT), a business of Phillips Industries, has named Kent Crymes as business development manager. In this new position, Crymes will focus his attention on advancing PCT’s smart trailer technology, TrailerNet™ , as the first-choice option for fleets that are pursuing intelligent trailer capabilities.

Crymes first joined Phillips Industries in 2012 as a territory sales manager and was promoted in 2015 to OEM/OES sales manager for the trailer segment. Bill Ellis, managing director of PCT, commented, “Kent’s new position with the Phillips Connect Technologies organization reflects his clear understanding of the advantages of future trailer technology and how TrailerNet will fundamentally improve fleet operations. Kent has developed key relationships with Phillips’ core OEM and fleet customers and is highly respected internally. We’re very excited to have him on board with PCT.”

Crymes received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, with a concentration in accounting and business management. He is a member of the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Association.

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    About Phillips Industries:
     
    Based in Santa Fe Springs, CA, USA Phillips Industries is a leading innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake system components, as well as electronic solutions for communicating vehicle data to fleets and their drivers for the commercial truck and trailer industry. Phillips’ products are standard on nearly 100% of Class 8 trucks, more than 50% of all trailers manufactured in North America, and can be purchased at virtually all premium distributors. Phillips has manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the US and Canada, as well as Mexico, China, and Europe. Phillips maintains active membership in key industry associations including TMC, SAE, Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association and various state trucking associations. Their manufacturing facilities have earned the top-quality accreditations including ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001 as well as multiple prestigious customer awards from Daimler, NAPA, and many others.