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Aftermarket Automotive Accessories Supplier Pilot Appoints Scott Webb as New CEO and President

Aftermarket Automotive Accessories Supplier Pilot Appoints Scott Webb as New CEO and President

City of Industry, CA, June 2, 2017 – Pilot, Inc., a leading supplier of aftermarket automotive accessories and mobile electronics, today announced that it has named Scott Webb as CEO and President.

Calvin Wang, previous CEO and President of Pilot, established the company in 1984. He grew the company with an insatiable drive for innovation and by leading his team as family. Wang will remain on board as an integral part of the company leading its sourcing efforts overseas as well as serving as Pilot’s Chairman of the Board.

“Scott has demonstrated leadership, loyalty, and passion both in how he manages our business and in how he cares for our people since he joined Pilot two and a half years ago.

Kleinn PROBLASTER™ HK9-SLIMLINE Universal Train Horn Kit

The HK9-Slimline kit contains all the power and Performance of our HK9 Train Horn Kit but with a slim design 3-gallon air tank. The slim air tank makes installation easier in many small to mid-size trucks and SUV’s. The kit also includes a high output WATERPROOF 2.00 CFM compressor capable of producing 200 PSI and black spun steel triple train horns. This is the largest train horn yet from Kleinn featuring The Demon™ 730 train horn that produce a thundering 157.8 decibels. The horns feature a flat rack system for easy mounting and the option of mounting the horns separately when needed. The onboard air system can power horns, air suspension and small air tools as well. Kit comes with horn button, airline, fittings, wiring and a 30-foot quick connect tire inflator with storage bag.

• Waterproof 200 PSI air compressor produces 2.00 CFM
• 150 PSI onboard air system capable of inflating tires and powering air bags and small air tools

KLEINN GM 1500 BOLT-ON DUAL TRAIN HORN KIT

Designed for 2007.5 – 2017 GM 1500 Full Size Trucks and SUVs, the GMTRK-1 dual train horn kit produces a thundering 153.1 dB blast. The kit is 100% Bolt-On and requires no drilling or cutting to install. The GMTRK-1 comes complete with a 130 PSI compressor and one-gallon air tank mounted in the spare battery tray, while the dual train horns are mounted on the skid plate behind the front bumper. The Model 220 train horns with individual solenoid valves produce a rich deep train horn sound. Custom mounting brackets made in the USA make the installation simple and easy. All necessary hardware and wiring is included.

• 130 PSI sealed air compressor with remote snorkel intake.
• Black Dual trumpet high-impact ABS train horns.
• Individual solenoid valves produce a thundering 153.1 dB blast.
• One-gallon steel air tank with Cortec™ internal anti-corrosion coating (Made in USA).
• Custom powder-coated steel air system mounting plate (Made in USA).

Chrissy Gilmore Returns to Thermo-Tec as CEO

The daughter of founders Jim & Donna White set to lead the heat & sound management products company into its next 30 years.

GREENWICH, OHIO – Unfinished business and a commitment to quality products were enough to bring Chrissy Gilmore back to Thermo-Tec Automotive as CEO.

The daughter of Thermo-Tec founders Jim and Donna White—the originators of automotive exhaust wrap—Gilmore returns to the heat and sound management products company where she started at a very young age, having held various positions in the packaging, shipping & receiving, and accounting departments.

“I have watched my parents build this business and this industry,” Gilmore said. “This year marks our 30th anniversary, and a new beginning.”

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