R.A. Phillips Industries, Inc. to Expand Its Saltillo, Mexico Operations

A leading supplier of heavy duty truck and trailer components for the transportation industry increases its capacity to serve worldwide markets.

Feb 25, 2010, 06:18 ET from The Offshore Group

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Fe Springs, California - based R.A. Phillips Industries will soon expand its manufacturing capabilities in Saltillo, Mexico.

The company has signed an agreement with the Tucson, Arizona headquartered Offshore Group to expand the leased space at the La Angostura Industrial Park from its current 35,000 to 70,000 square feet. Currently, the company employs 122 direct and indirect laborers. A doubling of production capacity will eventually result in a proportionate increase in workforce.

According to the company's Director of Worldwide Operations, Rob Phillips, "The decision to double our operations in Mexico was fueled by solid growth in the North American and Latin American transportation industries, coupled with the operational successes we've experienced in Saltillo."

Phillips Industries is a leading manufacturer of electrical and pneumatic air components for the transportation industry, supplying virtually all major OEM's and aftermarket distributors in North America. Phillips has manufacturing and distribution facilities in USA, Mexico, Canada, and China.

About The Offshore Group

The Offshore Group has enabled companies to establish and operations in Mexico at low cost and risk since 1986. Firms in the aerospace, automotive and transportation, electronics, medical device, HVAC and general manufacturing industries are able to focus on their core competencies under its ISO registered "Shelter Program". For more information visit http://www.offshoregroup.com

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SOURCE The Offshore Group