4B Components Opens New 53,000 sf Facility in Morton

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that 4B Components, the USA division of the 4B Group, re-located to a new state of the art facility in Morton Illinois. The new building is at 625 Erie Avenue, Morton IL 61550.

“The company had been in East Peoria for more than 25 years, and we had outgrown the facility a few years ago. To keep up with demand the last few years, we had been operating with a number of satellite sites. This move will enable us to further improve our operating efficiencies and continue to provide the highest level of customer support that we are known for.” - Johnny Wheat, 4B USA Senior Vice President

With branches and manufacturing facilities around the world, 4B intends to continue to strengthen its brand and help customers with their continuing need for high quality competitively priced bulk material handling and electronic components. The new Morton, IL facility will bring 4B’s total worldwide manufacturing and distribution capacity to over 400,000 sq. ft.

“4B is an ideal addition to Morton’s specialized manufacturing cluster,” said Jennifer Daly, CEO for the Morton EDC. “We enjoyed working with Johnny Wheat and his team to identify a new location to meet the needs of their growing operations.”

Founded in the 1971 as a subsidiary of The Braime Group, 4B has been an industry leader in developing high quality, innovative, and dependable material handling components for the agricultural and industrial sectors.

4B’s product line ranges from elevator buckets, elevator bolts and drop forged conveyor chain to level monitors, speed switches and hazard monitoring systems.

With offices in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia along with a worldwide network of distributors, 4B can provide practical solutions for applications in any location.



The Morton Economic Development Council exists to positively shape the future of Morton. 

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