Posted by Marion Body Works on (February 19, 2020)

Marion Body Works Welcomes New Dealer

Marion, Wis. – Marion Body Works, A leading national manufacturer of fire & emergency apparatus, announces its partnership with Municipal Fire Apparatus Specialists of McAllen, Texas. As of Jan. 1, 2020, Municipal Fire Apparatus Specialists is an official Marion Body Works dealer.

“Having the opportunity to work with a proven dealer like Municipal Fire Apparatus Specialists, which strives to meet the evolving demands of its customers, is exactly what we hope for as an industry leader,” said Curtis Ignacio, president of Marion Body Works. “We seek partnerships that are beneficial for us, the dealer, and most importantly all of our customers, and that is exactly what we have found with Municipal Fire Apparatus.”

Jim Farrell, vice president of Municipal Fire Apparatus Specialists, said the company’s market will expand with the help of Marion’s aluminum products and rescue truck offerings.

“We are excited about the resources Marion Body Works offers as well as its commitment to its customers,” Farrell said. “In meeting with the Marion owners and family, our team is ready to hit the ground running, and we believe our foundation for fire apparatus maintenance is going to help this relationship thrive.”

Municipal Fire Apparatus opened in 2009 to fill a service need for major fire equipment dealers in Southern Texas. The company has since become a full-service dealership for apparatus repairs, purchases, and accessories. Municipal Fire Apparatus has 15 employees across sales, service, and office positions. With the addition of the Marion product line, Municipal Fire Apparatus aims to grow its sales team.

Learn more about Municipal Fire Apparatus here.

About Marion Body Works

Marion Body Works manufactures Fire & Emergency Apparatus, Commercial Truck Bodies, Aluminum Custom Cabs, Custom Engineered Vehicles, and Defense Products for customers across the country. Marion has been privately owned, family operated, and continuously operated in Marion since they were founded in 1905. Marion specializes in all aluminum products, with more experience in this area than any other U.S. manufacturer. The company’s capabilities include aluminum and steel fabrication, welding, plumbing, foam insulation, hydraulics, electrical and electronic controls, and painting.