About Us

"Helping You Move Mountains®"

Located in Peoria, Ill., Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. has been building equipment for off-highway haul trucks since 1969, and has become the global leader in off-highway truck customization. Originally headquartered in the basement of LeRoy Hagenbuch’s house, L.B. (Phil) Philippi and LeRoy G. Hagenbuch started Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. with their first product, the Autogate® Tailgate. Since then, in addition to Tailgates, Philippi-Hagenbuch the PHIL product line has extended to designing and building Water Tanks and Rear Eject Bodies and Trailers for nearly every make and model of articulated and rigid frame haul trucks available.

Everyday, PHIL patent-backed products are in use globally. The technology developed by the engineering professionals at Philippi-Hagenbuch, is the technology that is leading the industry. Countless hours are spent crafting solutions for its clients that far exceed their expectations. In nearly every instance, the vehicle its clients are enhancing with PHIL products will give out before the PHIL product does. PHIL is not about making the lowest priced product; it is about making the best product. Because, in the long run, the math behind quality and innovation supports the ago-old adage of “you get what you pay for.”

PHIL’s engineering and manufacturing capabilities, extensive product testing, and superior product support all reinforce the Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. commitment to quality. Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. currently manufactures products for mining, quarry, construction, waste, scrap steel and power plant customers around the world.