Company News

Wood Equipment Partners With Local Community Organizations

November 29, 2022

Wood Equipment Company was the breakfast sponsor of the Market Ashland Partnership (MAP) November monthly meeting. Rich Crawford, Wood Equipment’s Piedmont Industrial Territory Manager, gave a presentation and answered questions about our company’s history, our capabilities, and the markets we serve. As their website states, “MAP exists to support community professionals in Ashland, Beaverdam, Hanover…

Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving from the Wood Equipment Family to yours. We are thankful for our clients, friends, and families- you are the ones that make everything possible!! Wishing you all a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.

Our Fabrication Shop Can Troubleshoot and Repair your Pump

November 17, 2022

Wood Equipment’s Fabrication Shop recently rebuilt a Q-Pumps Model QTS hygienic twin screw positive displacement pump for an aquaculture food industry customer. After disassembling and troubleshooting the pump, it was determined that it had been damaged by metallic debris passing through the wet end. The pump wetted parts were rebuilt/replaced as required, and the twin…

Wood Equipment Celebrates Veterans Day

November 11, 2022

On Veterans Day, Wood Equipment Company appreciates the service and sacrifices that men and women had made for the freedoms we enjoy each day in this great country.  We owe our veterans a tremendous debt of gratitude, and we honor them with this day each year to show them that we are united in support…

We Have Hose Pumps!

November 7, 2022

Wood Equipment now proudly represents the new @Netzsch Peripro Heavy-Duty Peristaltic Hose Pump line. We have some basic models in stock (including Hygienic!) and can customize others based on your specific requirements. These versatile, sealless pumps are useful in a variety of applications, especially with abrasive or shear-sensitive materials, food or chemical metering, and where…

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2022

Halloween is here again! Are you ready to go trick or treating?   There’s plenty to consider before choosing a costume, putting on makeup, and eating a bag full of treats. To help you and your loved ones enjoy a safe and happy Halloween, here are some tips from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,…

Pump Applications: Saving Space with a Right Angle Gear

October 24, 2022

An industrial customer asked Wood Equipment Co. to quote and supply a new Viking Pump Unit to replace an existing older obsolete unit. The customer requested that the unit be compact with a right-angle gear, as their footprint was limited (see “before” picture). Also, the unit was pumping abrasive Mirror and Spandrel Paints, so the…

Wood Equipment Attends Viking Pump School

October 19, 2022

Last week, Wood Equipment personnel attended the @VikingPump intensive pump training school at Viking’s headquarters in Cedar Falls, Iowa. This training combines classroom and hands-on learning that is extremely beneficial to the distributors representing Viking throughout the U.S, and the world. The hands-on portion of the training took place at Viking’s state-of-the-art testing and R&D…

Wood Equipment Company Celebrates Manufacturing Week

October 12, 2022

This is National Manufacturing Week, which aims to honor the contributions of the manufacturing sector by sharing information about all the work the sector has done in the last year and its impact on the country’s economy. As an industrial, municipal, and commercial pump and equipment supplier, Wood Equipment has been supporting manufacturers for over…

Rugged Food Industry Application – Carver Pumps

October 6, 2022

Wood Equipment Company proudly represents Carver Pumps. Recently, a food industry customer needed to replace several ingredient feedwater pumps due to a materials of construction issue. Wood Equipment was able to find a great fit to replace these pumps with Carver Model GHC close coupled stainless steel pumps. See the embedded pictures of this successful…