LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored at the 2008 Latino Business Association Annual SOL awards as top business of the year. This black-tie event involved a “who’s-who” of the Latino entrepreneurial, corporate, and political worlds. The award honored Philatron International in recognition of its business leadership, growth, and contribution to the community. Founded by Phil Ramos, Jr. with less than $200.00 – through his leadership Philatron has grown to one of the largest electrical wire and cable manufacturers in Southern California.

PhilatronWith such corporate sponsors as AEG – World Wide, AT&T, Coca Cola, FedEx, Honda Motor, Hilton Hotels, La Opinion, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles World Airports, Office Depot, NBC Universal, Northrop Grumman, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company, and Union Bank, the Sol Awards Gala is a premier business-networking event.

About the Latin Business Association

The Latino Business Association’s (LBA) mission is to build economic wealth and opportunity for Latino Business Entrepreneurs. Their vision is to be the leading Latino Business Membership association by delivering innovative programs and services that enhance the success and growth of Latino Entrepreneurs. As one of its five founding members, Phil Ramos, Jr. helped establish The LBA (Latin Business Association) in 1976 as a private non-profit organization.

Today the LBA is the country’s largest Latino business entity by virtue of total active membership and overall outreach to Hispanic owned businesses. This year LBA celebrates 30 years of commitment and economic impact by creating business growth, providing advocacy and business education.

It is with great honor that Phil Ramos, Jr. accepts this great award for Philatron International as LBA’s top business of the year.

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