A major Quincy manufacturer has named a new President and CEO..

Knapheide Manufacturing Wednesday named H.W. “Bo” Knapheide IV its new President and CEO.

Bo Knapheide replaces his father, Knap Knapheide III, who died August 28th at age 72, after serving as president and CEO since 1978.

Bo becomes the sixth generation of the Knapheide family to head up the company since it was founded in Quincy in 1848.

Knapheide Manufacturing is one of the largest producers of service and utility truck bodies in the United States.