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Feb 4, 2015

Phillips Industries Consultant Pete Joy is HDAW 2015 Hall of Fame Recipient

Phillips Industries’ Consultant Pete Joy is HDAW 2015 Hall of Fame Recipient
Las Vegas, NV (Feb 4, 2015) During opening ceremonies for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2015, Pete Joy, Head of Sales and Marketing at Phillips Industries, was announced as this year’s Hall of Fame recipient.  Joy was recognized for the impact he has had in the evolution of the independent aftermarket industry and as one of the early leaders of the HD Aftermarket Suppliers Council which helped establish HDAW as a premier venue for independent aftermarket participants. 
During the award presentation, Gary Meteer, Director Global Commercial Products, IHS Automotive – Driven by Polk,  thanked Joy for his industry leadership “Pete has given selflessly of his personal and professional time as a steward of the industry and remains today one of its staunchest supporters.”
Rob Phillips, President of Phillips Industries commented “I’ve known Pete for more than fifteen years, and I can honestly say that after five years of what started as a three-month consulting assignment, he is one of the sharpest, most experienced leaders in our industry.  He has the innate ability to make excellent decisions based on his forty plus years leading companies within our industry, and is a trusted member of our team whom I lean on to continue moving Phillips forward." 
An independent panel selects the honoree each year based on length of service, significant impact on the industry, commitment and industry participation and thought leadership.  In 2014 the panel selected Bob Phillips, former president and CEO of Phillips Industries to receive the award. 
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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 Belgium.  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.