In 1965, Delbert ‘Bus’ Brown designed and built the first Tommy Lift hydraulic liftgate in his machine shop in Woodbine, Iowa. Named after his son, the Tommy Lift original hydraulic liftgate was designed to help move heavy loads into and out of pickup trucks.
Why Tommy Gate?
Now sold on 5 continents across the world, Tommy Gate’s strong reputation for quality has been built through a strict adherence to the highest standards of engineering, craftsmanship and customer service.
Vehicle operators and cargo handlers complete daily tasks in a safer and more efficient fashion by using carefully-designed Tommy Gate hydraulic lifts. A premier brand of private, commercial and industrial hydraulic lifts.
In addition to producing liftgates of the highest quality, Woodbine Manufacturing Company maintains deep-rooted priority on customer and employee satisfaction over margin and profit.