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PEORIA, Illinois — Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc., the Peoria, Illinois based specialty manufacturer of off-highway truck enhancements, continues innovating in their fifth decade.

by Josh Swank

In early June 2015, Dick Smith, the host of "Playmakers Radio Show" sat down with Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. co-founder and chief engineer LeRoy Hagenbuch and company president Danette Swank to discuss the company, sucession and more.

by Josh Swank

A new product has been added to the PHIL fleet of equipment in 2016 in the form of an attachment to our existing line of rear eject bodies. The PHIL Material Spreader attaches to the rear of a PHIL Rear Eject Body and broadcasts 2" and smaller material up to 60' in distance.

by Abby Meister

Josh Swank, PHIL's Vice President of Sales & Marketing, has been working in the mining industry since 2000 and has been with Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. since that time. Over the course of his time in the industry, he has gained great insight in customer service - specifically, what it means to truly listen to what customers are saying and to work tirelessly to find solutions to their problems. The PHIL Material Spreader was an idea that began to formulate after talking with a customer. Here are his responses to some questions we asked him.

by Abby Meister

The environmental initiatives led by the mining industry have brought second life uses to property that once would have been considered uninhabitable.