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Jan 31, 2014

Phillips Industries Chairman and CEO is HDAW 2014 Hall of Fame Recipient

Phillips Industries Chairman and CEO is HDAW Hall of Fame Recipient


Las Vegas, NV (January 31, 2014) During opening ceremonies for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2014 Bob Phillips, Chairman and CEO of Phillips Industries was announced as this year’s Hall of Fame recipient. Phillips, a fifty-year veteran of the commercial vehicle industry, was recognized for his personal impact as well as the role Phillips Industries has played in the evolution of the heavy duty aftermarket…
Gary Meteer, Director Global Commercial Products, IHS Automotive – Driven by Polk, in presenting the award to Phillips, commented “Bob is seen as a true gentleman, of the highest integrity by all in the HD business. He has earned the image of one who truly cares about the health of the industry and his company’s employees and customers.” Since Phillips Industries was founded in 1928 as the H.W. Phillips Company, Bob and his colleagues have driven the company from a N.A. parts distributor to a global, full service aftermarket and OEM supplier. 
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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 interface equipment for the commercial vehicle industry.  Phillips is a major supplier and partner to many top OEMs around the world and is a first choice for top fleets.  They have manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as in Mexico, China and The Netherlands.  Phillips maintains active memberships in key industry associations including TMC, SAE, Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association and state trucking associations.  Their manufacturing facilities have received the top quality accreditations including ISO 9001, TS 16949 and ISO 14001.