Posts Tagged ‘ Bryan Wood ’

Wood’s Powr-Grip: 60 Years Strong

Mar 4th, 2024

Wood’s Powr-Grip (WPG) has hit a new milestone: 60 years in business. The Laurel, Montana-based manufacturer of vacuum lifting tools and equipment was founded in 1964 by Howard Wood. Wood’s penchant for tinkering and mechanical engineering led to the invention of a vacuum tool that held motor valves in place. The tool contributed to his […]

Wood’s Powr-Grip Chief Engineer Retires After 32 Years

Jul 10th, 2020

Gary Bond, chief engineer at Wood’s Powr-Grip (WPG), has retired from the company after 32 years. He started with WPG in Wolf Point, Mont., after graduating from the University of Iowa. One of his early projects was to design a new lifter with more versatility and function than a Powr-Frame, but at a similar cost. […]