Morgan Olson awarded new patent


Morgan Olson (Sturgis, Michigan) was issued a new patent (United States Patent No. 10,081,321 B2) for their new “Spring-Back” front bumper design.

This new bumper design provides key benefits to both large and small fleet owners. Specifically, the Spring-Back front bumper provides the typical bumper protection from low-impact impact, front-end contact however the “Spring-Back” bumpers (see photo) three-piece design absorbs the low-impact and springs back into place following contact.

Additional benefits include over a 50% replacement cost savings.  Replacing traditional bumpers required replacing the entire bumper. The new “Spring-Back”® bumper only needs one smaller section of the bumper to be replaced…thus reducing material costs and repair expenses. (See the Spring-back bumper video)

"Providing new intelligent body design features that reduce our customers’ total cost of ownership has many benefits to the entire work truck industry,” said Mark Hope, vice president of engineering and product development, Morgan Olson. “Designing new ways to improve our iconic walk-in step van body is no easy task…we’ve taken this newly patented product to a new level by putting it through testing to ensure the highest possible quality and performance.” Morgan Olson recently completed the largest walk-in van single order is American history (over 6,500 package delivery units) that included the newly patented Spring Back bumper.

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