Governor Steve Bullock announced winners of the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year and 2013 Exporter of the Year awards in Bozeman at the Manufacturing & International Trade Day yesterday. In prepared remarks, he said, “Today, I’m proud to be able to honor two outstanding Montana companies, not only for their successes, respectively, in manufacturing and exporting, but because of the immense amount of pride they take in their work.”
Wood’s Powr-Grip Gets Anniversary Present
Accepting the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year award for his company, Wood’s Powr-Grip, Bryan Wood said, “We are extremely grateful and honored. What really makes this unique is that it comes in a year when we are celebrating our company’s 50th anniversary. In fact, it was on this very date, May 29, 1964 when our Articles of Incorporation were signed!”
Wood’s Powr-Grip manufactures equipment which uses vacuum to lift, hold, and position nonporous materials, including glass, plastics, engine valves, sheet metal, stone slabs, and appliances – all out of Laurel, Montana.