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WPG Adds TWO GIANTS To Its Lease Fleet

With growing demand from the construction industry for larger glass, curtain wall and architectural panels, Wood’s Powr-Grip® has stepped up by adding two new giants to its lease fleet: the MR2411LDCS and the CB3DCS. The MR2411LDCS 360° manual rotator is a lifting solution well suited to the installation of large curtain wall or unitized glazing… Read more »


Coated Surfaces – Can You Handle It?

by Jake Knaub Operating Instructions specify the weight your Wood’s Powr-Grip® lifter can handle. However several things can affect the load capacity of a below-the-hook vacuum lifter. For example, the capacity is calculated for materials with clean, dry, smooth, nonporous surfaces and a friction coefficient of 1. If your material does not satisfy these conditions, including… Read more »


Let Us Fix You Up with Some Repair Skills

by Jake Knaub Whenever you are handling glass, insulated metal panels, stone, or other construction materials, accidents can cost both money and lives. Making sure that lifting equipment is maintained correctly and free from damage can be a powerful tool in preventing the loss of life, limb and property. Wood’s Powr-Grip® is devoted to creating a… Read more »


NGA Announces Launch of WorldofGlassMap.com

Industry News As a member of the National Glass Association, we would like to share this recent press release with you. The National Glass Association and Glass Magazine Launch WorldofGlassMap.com The National Glass Association (NGA) and Glass Magazine, the official magazine of NGA, are pleased to announce the launch of WorldofGlassMap.com, a new interactive website that… Read more »


Tackling the Future Hands-On

by Jake Knaub At Wood’s Powr-Grip® we have witnessed the growth of Insulated Metal Panels (IMP’s) in construction for several years now. The widespread use of IMP’s in Europe has begun to flow into the United States, slashing labor costs, raising thermal efficiency, lengthening building lifespan, and reducing building maintenance. Our below-the-hook vacuum lifters have proven… Read more »