Phillips Industries Announces: Moving Up the Ladder Solutions for Growth

2003--Santa Fe Springs, California

11/05/2003

(SANTA FE SPRINGS , CA OCTOBER 2003) - Phillips Industries announces the promotion of several key people in both their California and Texas facilities.

In the Corporate Offices, located in Santa Fe Springs , CA , Travis Hopkey has been promoted to Director of Marketing. As Director of Marketing, Travis Hopkey will preside over the company's marketing for OEM, aftermarket, international, RV and harness divisions, which manufacture over 3,000 products for the transportation industries. “Travis brings to the job not only experience, but an understanding of customer needs,” said company founder Bob Phillips. “His passion for innovation and commitment to expanding the Phillips brand has made him a vital asset to the company.”

With Hopkey's change, brings the promotion of Teresa Heaton to Marketing Manager. Teresa has been part of the Phillips' team for six years. During her tenure, she has been involved in various facets of the company; most recently Project Manager, handling new product introductions. “My desire is to increase our brand awareness . . . I want everyone in our industry to see the high level of quality in manufacturing, workmanship and engineering inherent to Phillips' products” said Heaton.

Another upward move has been made by Michael Langan, who was promoted from Sales Engineer to National Sales and Engineering Manager at the Dallas , Texas facility. He brings nine years of service to Phillips. “This position was designed to better serve Phillips' customers. My engineering background will enable me to design custom solutions to individual problems.” he stated.

For more information on Phillips Industries visit their website at www.phillipsind.com .