Morbark President, CEO Lon Morey Named Citizen of the Year

Wed May 20, 2009 - National Edition

Lon Morey, president and CEO of Morbark Inc., was recently honored with the Mt. Pleasant, Mich., Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award. Morey was chosen for his extensive involvement with community youths and elders, as well as his long-time support of schools and hospitals of the area.

Morbark’s 550 employees are proud of their leader and mirror his generosity in their efforts to support annual campaigns of the Red Cross, United Way, Toys for Tots and U.S. troops, according to the company.

Morbark Inc., based in Winn, Mich., has been a mainstay in Isabella County for more than 50 years. Manufacturing equipment for the forestry, recycling, tree care, and sawmill markets, Morbark helps customers harvest, process, and convert wood and other organic materials into useful and profitable products.

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