ST. LOUIS – WB Industries, a custom metal and structural fabrication, welding and precision machining company, announces the addition of Bill Ison as a production planner. In his new role, Ison will be responsible planning and scheduling projects with the intent of accomplishing specific goals and optimizing plant capacity. This involves developing and evaluating production scenarios based on anticipated workload.

“We are very excited to welcome Bill to WB Industries,” said Gary Bertolucci, president of WB Industries. “His knowledge of the industry along with his communication and leadership skills make him a perfect fit for us. The production planner is one of the most essential job functions at the company, and we’re excited that Bill will be filling this role.”

Earning his BA in Business Management from Columbia College, Ison has more than six years of industry experience.  In his most recent position, Ison served as a production control coordinator for a manufacturing company where he coordinated the production of parts based on customer demands.

“We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our team her at WB Industries,” continued Bertolucci. “Good communication is such a key element to keeping a fabrication facility like WB working at optimum capacity and delivering projects on-time and under budget.”

About WB Industries

Established in 1974, WB Industries is a focused, flexible and fast-paced custom metal fabrication company that builds and installs product solutions designed to improve safety, efficiency and performance. Many of WB Industries’ products are integral in local, national and international manufacturing facilities, military bases, aircraft carriers, public areas and within the country’s infrastructure.  We leverage our experience and apply our gained knowledge to every project, resulting in built-in quality. WB Industries applies customer specific requirements to its projects and work to several industry standards including NASA, Boing, AMS, AISC, IBC, ASTM and MIL specs. For more information, visit