Marion Body Works Announces Exclusive Coatings Supplier Partnership With PPG

With new partnership, PPG will supply all coatings for Marion's fire & emergency apparatus.

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PPG offers exceptional service on their products, total color solutions, one of the longest warranties in the fire & emergency industry, and significant expertise in fire & emergency vehicles.

Marion, WI (PRWEB) April 22, 2014

Marion Body Works, a leading manufacturer of Fire & Emergency apparatus, Commercial truck bodies, aluminum custom cabs, custom engineered vehicles, and Defense products, announced that it has established an exclusive vendor partnership with PPG Industries. PPG will supply all coatings for Marion’s fire & emergency apparatus.

Curt Ignacio, President of Marion Body Works, said this new partnership will benefit Marion’s dealers and its customers. “PPG offers exceptional service on their products, total color solutions, one of the longest warranties in the fire & emergency industry, and significant expertise in fire & emergency vehicles. We’re thrilled to be able to be adding all that PPG represents to our capabilities,” he said.

Lou Milanovich, PPG National OEM Sales Manager, Commercial Coatings, believes together, PPG and Marion will deliver one-of-a-kind value to the fire and emergency industry. “We’re very proud to be a coatings supplier for Marion Body Works. Our extensive industry experience and proven coatings technologies is a great value to Marion, their dealers and, ultimately, to fire & emergency departments across the country,” he said.

All Marion Fire & Emergency apparatus will feature PPG coatings, including rescue units, pumpers, tankers, aerials, and specialty vehicles.

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. Learn more at http://www.marionbody.com.

About PPG
PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty materials company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Net sales in 2013 were $15.1 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit http://www.ppg.com and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.


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