Walter A. Wood Supply Co. supplies industry for 100 years

photo Robbie Harvey signs a card at the Sioux Snap-On Power Tools Inc. display Wednesday during the the Southeast Industrial & Safety Show at First Tennessee Pavilion. The tool company plans to frame the card to honor Walter A. Wood Supply Co.'s 100 years in business.

Company at a glanceName: Walter A. Wood Supply Co.Founded: April 1913 as feed and seed businessProducts: More than 500,000 industrial supplies, tools, pieces of equipmentHeadquarters: 4509 Rossville Blvd.Revenues: $20 millionStaff: 75 employeesContact: 423-867-1033, www.walterwood.com

In 1913, Henry Ford opened his first moving assembly line for the Model T, American women were seven years out from winning the right to vote and the Walter A.