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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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Marion Body Works is Now Certified MVP

"Because Standards Don't Raise Themselves". The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) awarded Marion Body Works, Inc. their MVP (Member Verification Program) certification. The NTEA recognizes top achieving companies in the work truck industry. Criteria allowing for members to be recognized include:

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Summer Interns at Marion Body Works Head Back to College

Marion Body Works is wishing the best to their group of summer interns as they head back to college in the upcoming weeks. Every year Marion provides the opportunity for a select group of interns to gain experience in the workplace geared towards their degree. The group was spread across different departments including human resources, engineering, and IT.

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Growing Board of Directors welcomes Jim Ransom at Marion Body Works

Marion Body Works graciously welcomes Jim Ransom to the Board of Directors. He brings with himself a career dedicated in improving leadership and business strategy skills effective in corporations of various size. Along with his inheritance of fifteen years of experience at Bemis Corporation, in the packaging industry, Ransom totes a long list of exemplary practice driven in building business strategy and leadership. Prior to Bemis, Ransom served as President and CEO of Promo Edge. Graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a degree in accounting and finance, Ransom has shifted workplace culture into a topic that is both enjoyable and rewarding to partake in.

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