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Phillips Industries Partners with the Wyakin Warrior Foundation® at VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference



Santa Fe Springs, CA (October 23, 2015) Phillips Industries partnered with the Wyakin Warrior Foundation® at the 2015 VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference held October 18-23 in San Antonio, TX. The Wyakin Warrior Foundation® is an organization that enables severely wounded, injured, or ill post 9/11 veterans to achieve personal and professional success as business and community leaders.


During tradeshow exhibition hours on October 20, representatives from the Wyakin Warrior Foundation® joined Phillips Industries in their exhibit area to visit with meeting participants.  “We welcome the partnership with Phillips Industries and appreciate sharing space with them during the VIPAR tradeshow” commented Todd Monroe, executive director of the Wyakin Warrior Foundation®. “The opportunity offered to us by Rob Phillips and his team certainly helps us spread the word about the important work we are doing.” 


“Phillips Industries is a strong advocate for the Wyakin Warrior Foundation®” explained Rob Phillips, president and COO of Phillips Industries.  “Their education, employment and leadership goals for veterans are a targeted cause that resonates with us.  Sharing space with them at the VIPAR tradeshow was an extraordinary experience.” 


Phillips has designated five percent of the total proceeds from their VIPAR Business Conference promotional special to go to the foundation.  Proceeds will support the

Wyakin Warrior Foundation® in providing multifaceted mentoring, financial support, professional development, and networking tailored to each Warrior’s unique journey and goals, culminating in an education and meaningful employment.  To learn more about Wyakin or to support the cause, visit


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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.


For an image to accompany this press release, please go to:   From left to right in the photo Rob Myers: Phillips Director of Sales, Brett Harlan: Phillips Regional Sales Manager; Megan Vincent: Phillips Marketing Manager; Pete Joy:  Phillips Consultant; Todd Monroe:  Wyakin Warrior Foundation® Executive Director; Jeff Bacon:  Wyakin Warrior Foundation® President on the Board of Directors; Stephanie Schroeter:  Phillips Marketing Director