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OH: Morgan Truck Body to Build Plant in Orrville, Hire 140

23 Jul, 2019


Morgan Truck Body LLC will establish its 14th North American plant in Orrville, Ohio. The 210,000-sq.ft. installation will have operational space capable of 4,000 dry freight and refrigerated truck bodies per year, as well as office and warehouse space. The company expects to employ about 140 workers at the new plant.
 
“We’re excited for the opportunity and value this plant will offer the Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, and western Pennsylvania markets,” said Wallace Davis, operations director for the Orrville plant. “By recruiting the most talented individuals, Morgan will continue delivering industry-leading quality products and services to our valued customers.”
 
The cost of the capital investment has not been announced. Construction is expected to begin by October 2019. The project had been supported by state and local governments and business development bodies, including JobsOhio, Team NEO, Wayne Economic Development Council, and the City of Orrville
 
Morgan Truck Body specializes in manufacturing Class 3 to Class 7 (GVW) box truck/straight truck bodies for dry freight, refrigerated, and contracting industries. 
 
“Morgan continues executing its aggressive growth strategy by launching innovative new products, penetrating new markets, and pursuing key acquisitions. This has resulted in record revenues, thus allowing us to expand even further with new production facilities,” according to Norb Markert, president and CEO.
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