Driven by a single hydraulic cylinder attached to aircraft-grade steel cables, the simple design of the Original Series liftgate has been perfected over the last fifty years.
The Original Series liftgate, powered by a hydraulic cylinder and steel cables, has a simple design perfected over 50 years. It was initially for pickup trucks but now suits various applications.
The liftgate enables one person to work faster and safer, doing the job of five. It also turns a regular pickup truck into a powerful business tool, expanding its capabilities beyond what was thought possible.
Tommy Gate Range
The ultimate internal van liftgate. The Tommy Gate 650 Series is a low-capacity, compact and internally mounted liftgate, making it ideal for lightweight van applications. Easy access makes small parcel deliveries even quicker than before as the rear door is always...
The Tommy Gate Cantilever Series is a modern hydraulic lift that is specifically designed to operate seamlessly with commercial vans. Tommy Gate’s Cantilever Series is the perfect addition for your van. It has a lift capacity of 590kg and when unfolded can sit flush...
This series consists of expertly engineered lifts that allow for higher weight capacities and deeper platforms. The level-ride function and options such as cart stops and retention ramps make them ideal for heavy, sensitive, wheel-based cargo.
The Tommy Gate Lift ‘n’ Dump allows you to maximise profit whilst minimising the size of your fleet. This model provides the operator the lifting performance of a traditional hydraulic tailgate – offering a maximum lifting capacity of 730kg. Not only that but this...
Tommy Gate's G2 Series liftgates are a dual cylinder, parallel arm design that utilises a pair of hydraulic cylinders to lower and raise the lift by applying direct power to both sides of the platform. Providing increased durability for rigorous cycling the G2 Series...
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The Tommy Gate Story
Tommy Gate was founded in Iowa by Delbert “Bus” Brown in 1965. It’s grown steadily for 50 years and now sold worldwide with a strong reputation for quality products.
Woodbine Manufacturing Company was founded in 1965, in Woodbine, Iowa by Delbert “Bus” Brown.
The Early Days
Brown loaded his pickup trailer with up to five liftgates at a time to sell, only to return once that trailer was empty.
Tommy Gate was a grassroots liftgate manufacturer that was created to ease the work of the local farmers.
Fusion of Old and New
Woodbine state-of-the-art manufacturing plant embraces sa combination of modern and old-fashioned technology.
Woodbine Manufacturing Company is one-hundred percent family-owned and operated today.