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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
McLaughlin Body Company
About Company   Moline, IL
McLaughlin Body

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McLaughlin Body Company provides North America with engineering, fabrication and testing of operator protection systems, agriculture and military cabs (both armored and unarmored), roll over protection systems ROPS/OPS, enclosures and metal components for construction, military and agriculture industries. McLaughlin Body Company also provides a wide range of complex metal components and assemblies which include stairs, railings and platforms.



Special Capabilities:  NOTCHERS (Niagara C-3) 18'x30', OBI Press (Federal) 125 ton 28'x40', 6-STRAIGHT SIDE PRESSES (60'x82', 60'x124', 50'x132, 82'x124', 90'x144', 48'x84'), 7-BRAKE PRESSES (3'x96', 3'x96', 5.9'x168', 5.9'x120' and 3 4'x120'), BENDER/ROLLERs up to Max 3', 10-LASERS up to Max Bed Size 60'x120' & Robotic Welding. Painting, 21 pretreatment stages, E-coat and powder coat.


Top Products: Manufactured Cabs, Roll Over Protection Systems and Large assemblies.




Vehicle Cabs, Operator Protection Systems (ROPS) and Complex Assemblies.

Contact Information:

Jerry Talbert



From earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers employing nearly 600,000 people. 

IMEC, along with our strategic partners, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and other friends of manufacturing, have launched this on-line resource to showcase the diversity of products made here and celebrate the companies that manufacture them. In towns from Chicago to Carbondale, manufacturing is the engine that powers the Illinois economy.