Wood's Powr-Grip makes national television appearance
LAUREL, MT - Wood’s Powr-Grip, based in Laurel, MT, was selected to showcase its innovative vacuum hand cups on a new series entitled, “Cool Tools,” which premiered this fall on the Do It Yourself Network. On Thursday, November 29, at 9:30 pm ET/PT, the Powr-Grip team demonstrated to a national audience how they manufacture the vacuum cups that are so popular in the construction and glass industries. High Noon Entertainment produced the new show.
Powr-Grip vacuum cups are used worldwide, offering efficiency and convenience to construction and installation crews everywhere, according to the company. High Noon Entertainment, based in Denver, CO, took notice of these vacuum cups and deemed them a really “Cool Tool,” deciding to showcase them on its new series.
Also featured with the Wood’s Powr-Grip vacuum cup were an electric log splitter, robotic lawn mower and lightweight cordless band saw.
“Cool Tools” is hosted by Chris Grundy, an avid do-it-yourselfer and tool junkie, who also offers a touch of humor. “Cool Tools” gives viewers an inside look at the most fascinating tools on the market today, while providing tool tips, trivia and behind-the-scenes factory tours to see how these tools are made.
“Cool Tools” joined High Noon Entertainment’s long lineup of successful shows, including Do It Yourself’s “Trade School” and “Sweat Equity;” Food Network’s “Unwrapped” and “Food Network Challenge;” and HGTV’s “What You Get for the Money,” “Generation Renovation” and “If Walls Could Talk.”
The show was first set to air on Thanksgiving evening, Thursday, November 22 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm ET/PT, with the first four episodes followed by “Cool Tools: The Hardware Show.”
Since 1964, Wood’s Powr-Grip has been making its innovative vacuum hand cups, designed to ease the lifting and maneuvering of awkward materials such as glass sheets and countertops. Powr-Grip vacuum cups feature its trademark red-line vacuum indicator, which alerts the user of any vacuum loss and check valve, which allows the user to re-establish the vacuum without removing the vacuum from the load surface.