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Apr 15, 2007

Unified Western Grocers Order Utility Trailers With Phillips PERMALOGIC™ Dome Lamp Controller

Santa Fe Springs, CA (April 16, 2007) Unified Western Grocers, Inc. has ordered 85 new Utility refrigerated van trailers with the PERMALOGIC™ Dome Lamp Controllers from Phillips Industries. PERMALOGIC™, introduced in 2006, eliminates any chance of accidentally leaving interior trailer dome lamps on by cutting off power to the lamps when the brake pedal is depressed, allowing for full power to the ABS system. Power is also interrupted when there is an under/over battery voltage situation or at a pre-determined elapsed time. Dean Moyer, Fleet Maintenance Supervisor for the Pacific Northwest Division of Unified Western Grocers located in Portland, OR., who will be receiving the new trailers for their operation, sees PERMALOGIC™ “as a really good concept for our fleet because it controls the lights so the driver doesn’t have to worry about them – he can just get in the truck and make deliveries.” The PERMALOGIC™ family of products has been developed by Phillips Industries as a power management solution for fleets who use auxiliary trailer products which can over-work the available trailer electrical capacity.

The PERMALOGIC™ products allow fleets to maximize vehicle power and trailer dome lamp life. Unified Western Grocers, Inc. is a retailer-owned wholesale grocery cooperative that supplies independent retailers throughout the Western United States. Unified and its subsidiaries, which generated approximately $3 billion in sales during the 2000 fiscal year, offer independent retailers all the resources they need to compete in today's supermarket industry.

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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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