E-News

A Christmas message from Bryan

Happy Holidays, With each passing year I find it becomes easier to take for granted the many blessings in my life.  Instead of being thankful for all the good things, I catch myself worrying about often-insignificant things.  The crazy thing is I know that I’m happier when I focus on being grateful rather than dwell… Read more »


Powr-Grip Employees Embrace Power of Christmastime Donating

by Lee Ann Wood The people at Wood’s Powr-Grip feel strongly that, as a company based in the small town of Laurel, Montana, it’s important to give back to the community where we live and work. In past years, our efforts included making Christmastime donations to Toys For Tots. More recently, however, we turned our focus to… Read more »


Glass is Getting Bigger – How Will You Handle It?

Architects and builders like to dream big, so the glass they use is getting bigger too. In just the last ten years, we’ve seen glass panes weighing 2,000 lbs up to over 4,000 lbs! For glass this big, you’re going to need several things for a successful install: Large, reliable vacuum lifters. Safely lifting heavy glass… Read more »


Leasing Options for Big Glass Installs

WPG Adds TWO GIANTS to its Lease Fleet There is a growing demand from the construction industry for larger glass, curtain wall and architectural panels. When you are in need of a vacuum lifter to install large glass units, check out WPG’s leasing program. Now available for lease are two giants: the MR2411LDCS and the… Read more »


Big Glass Requires BIG Solutions

When you have to lift big, BIG glass, you’re going to need something entirely new to handle it. To build big, you’ll need one of the largest lifters we’ve ever designed: the MR2411LDC3S. This lifter… handles glass over 30 feet (9.1 meters) in length has a capacity of 4200 lbs (1905 kg) comes equipped with Intelli-Grip… Read more »