By Eric Peterson on June 8, 2016, 10:39 pm MDT
After immigrating to the U.S. from Germany, Norbert Vogler bought the manufacturer that evolved into BVM for $5,000 in 1956. "I borrowed the money from my sister," Norbert recalls.
By the 1970s, other customers emerged. "They were begging me to build oil tools," says Norbert. A company mainstay emerged: tongs for handling pipe. "That's how we got started in the oil business."
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