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Mar 6, 2007

Phillips Industries Offers Extreme Environment Gladhands

Santa Fe Springs, CA (March 6, 2007) Phillips Industries has been chosen by Heil Trailer International to supply extreme environment gladhands, which are capable of meeting the demanding requirements of Heil’s severe-duty military trailers. For additional strength, durability and corrosion resistance to hold up in tough conditions, design features of Phillips Service and Emergency gladhands include stainless steel connector plates, gold chromate steel detent plates riveted to the powdered-coated body and e-coated screws. Phillips’ polyurethane gladhand seal with dust flap and stainless steel screens offer additional protection against debris entering the gladhand. Part numbers for the severe duty gladhands are 12-008450- red for emergency and 12-006450- blue for service.

WE MAKE PRODUCTS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE™. Please visit us at to learn how Phillips products can make a difference in your operation. Heil Trailer International was founded in 1901 as the Heil Railjoint Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA pioneering the use of electric welding. The company grew and prospered during the newborn automotive industry building truck bodies, hydraulic hoists and a variety of truck trailers. Today, Heil Trailer International is the world’s largest aluminum Petroleum and Dry Bulk tank trailer manufacturer doing business in over 85 countries, employing over 900 people with its headquarters located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. Heil is ISO-9001-2000 certified with 12 manufacturing and service facilities in the U.S., Thailand, Europe, and Argentina.

Phillips Industries is a leading supplier, innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for the commercial vehicle industry. Phillips is a major participant in industry associations including TMC, SAE, Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association and state trucking associations. Based in Santa Fe Springs, CA, Phillips Industries is ISO 9001:2000 certified and has manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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