Phillips-Europe Announces New General Manager
Santa Fe Springs, CA (June 24, 2020) Phillips-Europe has recently appointed Ela Czupik as general manager.
Ela brings to her new position with Phillips-Europe broad experience managing production and material flow processes with international companies. Before joining Phillips-Europe, she was employed by Rockwool International A/S, a global manufacturer of insulation products, as their operational excellence coach. During her tenure with Rockwool, Ela implemented their ROPEX program consisting of lean manufacturing, theory of constraints, operational diagnostics as well as installing the Toyota Production System throughout Rockwools global production sites. She was also instrumental in developing company strategy, creating unique solutions to increase market penetration, and management development. Elas work experience also includes supply chain manager with General Electric Industrial Solutions and logistics positions with Flint Group Polska and BASF. She holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Lodz along with multiple certifications and post-graduate work in logistics and Lean Six Sigma disciplines.
Ela brings her experience and proven successes in a manufacturing environment. We are continuing to build and strengthen our organization in this market, and with Ela in a key role, our prospects for success are good, commented Pete Joy, president of Phillips-Europe.
Phillips-Europe is a strategic business unit of California-based Phillips Industries. They supply 24v electrical and air brake components to the European commercial vehicle market.
About Phillips Industries
Since 1928, Phillips Industries has been recognized as 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 American Trucking Association, SAE, Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association, Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association and various state trucking associations. Their manufacturing facilities have earned the top-quality accreditations including ISO/IATF 16949 and ISAO 14001 as well as multiple prestigious customer awards from Daimler, NAPA, and many others. Visit www.phillipsind.com for more information.
About Phillips Industries
Phillips-Europe, a strategic business unit of US-based Phillips Industries, is the center of excellence for 24v commercial vehicle components for the European and worldwide market. Today, Phillips-Europe manufactures, markets and distributes air brake, electrical, and engineered composites from their centrally located facility in ?odz province, Poland making it well positioned to serve a variety of customers in Western, Central, and Eastern Europe and across the globe. The Phillips-Europe operation has achieved certification to IATF 16949:2016, ISO 9001:2015, and ISO 14001:2015.