Marion Body Works Receives Northeast Wisconsin Service Award

Marion Body Works, a manufacturer in Defense, Fire & Emergency, Hazardous Waste Management Vehicles, and other related industries, is presented the Northeast Wisconsin Service Award by Congressman Mike Gallagher. Marion is recognized for the essential work executed amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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Marion custom trucks for Costa Rican Fire Department

Marion Manufactures Custom Trucks for Central America

Over the years, Marion Body Works and EL Industries International have worked together to provide the Costa Rican Fire Department, Benemérito Cuerpo de Bomberos de Costa Rica, with a variety of equipment. Past orders have included pumpers, brush units, and rescue vehicles.

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Kevin Ignacio Joins Marion Body Works as Director of Business Development

Marion Body Works, is excited to announce the hiring of Kevin Ignacio as Director of Business Development. Kevin, son of Marion President Curt Ignacio, is looking forward to joining the family-owned business after years of involvement with Marion as a member of the Board of Directors and past Finance and Operations internship.

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What Does the Future Hold?

Marion Body Works has been around since 1905. Since Bud Simpson purchased the company in 1980, Marion has grown both in manufacturing space and employee capacity over the decades to what it is today. Since Bud’s ownership, Marion Body Works has stayed, and continues to stay, in the Simpson/Ignacio family. Through close work with the entire family, board of directors, and executive team, the next generation of family members are diligent in their efforts to learn and provide advice to prepare for the future.

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MBW: A Two Time Diamond Supplier Award Winner

Marion Body Works, Inc. has been selected as one of Navistar’s Diamond Supplier Award winners for the second consecutive year by Navistar Defense. Recognized for their extraordinary support and excellent quality on a variety of 7000 MilCOTs programs, Marion Body Works accepted their award on February 13th.

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MBW: Our Year in Review

2018 is far from short of milestone moments for Marion Body Works. The success seen coming from growth, increased production, and more international orders. Without the dedication and support of our staff, customers and stakeholders, along with their contributions, MBW's success wouldn't merely be so big.

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Marion On the Cutting Edge of Welding

Marion Body Works, Inc. continues to provide options that enhance employee knowledge and skill sets. With the recent purchase of an AugmentedArc and LiveArc from Miller Electric, Marion is pursuing avenues in cutting edge technologies for their welders and prospective employees. From showcasing what welding is like to testing skill levels, both machines provide an experience similar to what one would face in real-life as a welder.

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