Bonnell Industries Inc. announces groundbreaking of expansion site


Bonnell Industries Inc. (Dixon, Illinois) continues to strive to become a world-class provider for their customers. They recently announced a substantial expansion, necessary for both the manufacturing segment and the truck equipment segment, to meet the future customer expectations.

This expansion will involve increasing current manufacturing floor space by 300% to establish a new 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility located at 325 Progress Drive Dixon, Illinois 61021.


The additional space will enable the company to make a significant investment in new automated equipment, resulting in a substantial reduction in waste within operations and an increase in overall efficiencies. By reconfiguring the layout of their production assembly lines, they will be able to convert 18,000 indirect labor hours into direct labor hours, thereby increasing productivity and output.

Upon completion of this relocation, Bonnell Industries will also be able to transfer the current truck equipment installation facility into their current manufacturing facility. This move will provide us with a 400% increase in available production space for their truck equipment division.

At Bonnell Industries, their owner, Joe Bonnell, represents the third generation of ownership. He possesses a visionary mindset, recognizing the imperative for a strategic growth initiative within the organization. He is now poised to orchestrate and execute a substantial expansion and investment in both the manufacturing and truck upfit segments of their business.

They believe their corporate infrastructure is well-established, enabling them to aggressively enhance sales and service for both existing and prospective customers.

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