Both Red and Brick were loved by the fishing establishments. It is said they kept a whiskey bottle in all ports and would work with the fisherman by day and drink all night. Still today, at every major show, someone will bring up the good ole days of Red and Brick Phillips.
From 2004 to present, Mettler Toledo has been very successful with the Seattle and the Portland branches. Currently called Mettler Toledo Northwest, this division does very well and has a large customer base in Washington and Oregon
Phillips Scales was bought by Kurt Burroughs and his brother Bret. They have owned and operated the business until present. With a complete overhaul of their inventory management and accounting systems, Phillips Scales has seen tremendous growth since 2010 and with a continued commitment to training and building relationships will all of their key suppliers, once again Phillips Scales looks to be the primary supplier of industrial scales and service in Alaska.
Major market force is the aggregate and truck scale business but we are committed to getting out and servicing the fishing industry Alaska statewide once again.