Company News

Wood Equipment to Attend 2022 VWEA Education Seminar

May 3, 2022

Wood Equipment Company will be exhibiting at the 2022 VWEA Education Seminar at the Westin Hotel in Richmond, VA on May 4-5. The theme for this year’s show is “Innovating to Recover Valuable Resources and Move Towards Net Zero Impacts. Please stop by and see us at Booth 4, pick up a line card, and…

Wood Equipment Company Specializes in Custom-Built Control Panels

April 25, 2022

Wood Equipment Company specializes in custom-built control panels engineered to your specifications. These panels are scalable for virtually any size pumping system, and they can be integrated with various level controls, alarms, SCADA, and other remote monitoring solutions. Our fiberglass or stainless steel panels, which can include VFDs, HMIs, and other features, can be constructed…

Happy 10 Year Anniversary to Jessica Dowdy

April 14, 2022

Congratulations to Jessica Dowdy for passing 10 years with Wood Equipment Company last month! Jessica is our AP/AR leader, receptionist, and an all-around great person to work with. A graduate of Christopher Newport University, Jessica has been in customer-facing roles for almost 20 years. Her dedication to customer service is one of the many reasons…

Wood Equipment Company Employee Spotlight: Tom Callahan

April 1, 2022

Tom Callahan has been working in the pumping and water treatment industry for over 52 years, and he has been with Wood Equipment Company since 1992, reaching 30 years of service this year!! He currently serves as Municipal Department Manager, where he oversees municipal operations throughout Virginia and Maryland. Tom’s unparalleled expertise and creativity help…

WEC Celebrates Employee Service Milestones

April 1, 2022

Last Friday, Wood Equipment Company celebrated several employee service milestones with a team luncheon. Jessica Dowdy reached 10 years on March 16th Mike Bamber hits 5 years on May 1st Tom Callahan hits 30 (yes, 30) years on May 5th Steve Harcum will pass 5 years on June 6th Congratulations to all for your many…

Wood Equipment Company Offers Fire Pump Systems and Startup Services

March 29, 2022

Did you know Wood Equipment Company offers fire pump systems and startup services? We do, and we are experts at selecting the proper pumps and associated equipment for your application. We provide fire pumps, jockey pumps, custom control panels, and related accessories to fit your various fire pump needs. For example, we recently designed a…

Announcing New Wood Equipment Company Line Card

March 25, 2022

Announcing our new line card brochure. Download/print the line card here, or request a printed copy at

Municipal Solutions: Netzsch T2 Tornado® Pump

March 15, 2022

THE PROBLEM A municipal customer was using double piston pumps to move sludge to a dewatering press. The pumps were obsolete, large, messy, difficult to maintain, and were causing safety concerns among plant staff.  See below for before and after pictures, as well as a link to a video of the piston pump in operation. OUR…

Wood Equipment Attends the VWEA Pretreatment Conference

March 8, 2022

Wood Equipment Company had a great time showcasing some of our premier pump lines at the VWEA Pretreatment Conference in Charlottesville last week! Thanks to everyone who visited our booth, and special thanks to Virginia Water Environment Association for putting on the event.    

Wood Equipment Company Case Study: Town of Leesburg, VA Water Treatment Plant

March 2, 2022

THE PROBLEM The Town of Leesburg, VA had been dealing with a problem with a set of progressive cavity pumps at their water treatment plant since shortly after the pumps were installed in 2009.  The Netzsch NEMO pumps were originally supplied and installed as part of a plant expansion by an out-of-state general contractor and…