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Sep 14, 2022

Phillips Industries Names Director – OE Tractor & Specialty Accounts

Santa Fe Springs, CA (September 13, 2022) Phillips Industries has promoted Patrick Carungi to director – OE tractor & specialty accounts.

In his new position, Carungi is responsible for growing Phillips Industries’ business with tractor and specialty equipment original equipment manufacturers. He supports a dynamic team of Phillips representatives working in this market segment.

Patrick has over 15 years of experience working with OEM commercial vehicle and automotive manufacturers. Carungi joined Phillips Industries in 2013 as a national accounts manager and was promoted to national sales manager in 2016. He has won several Phillips Industries awards, most recently the Carnegie Award, for recognizing excellence in building world-class customer relationships. Before his start with Phillips Industries, Carungi worked for Kanematsu USA Inc. and Nissha USA. Carungi graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Arts in international business/trade/commerce. He is proficient in Japanese. 

“Patrick has played a key role in Phillips Industries’ successes since he came on board with us,” commented Filiberto Coello, president of Phillips OEM. “He is always willing to do what is necessary to ensure our customers are satisfied with their relationship with Phillips Industries.  We expect his continued success in his new role.”

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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/IATF 16949 and ISAO 14001 as well as multiple prestigious customer awards from Daimler, NAPA, and many others.


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