Positively West Virginia
Positively West Virginia
Episode 41: Forging World Class Tools in WV: Warwood Tool Company

Logan HartleLogan Hartle is the president of Warwood Tool Company in Wheeling, West Virginia. For 164 years the Warwood Tool Company has forged world class, 100% U.S.A. made hand tools of the highest quality right here in West Virginia. Logan studied industrial engineering at West Virginia University, where he received a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering. He launched a decorative concrete business and won the West Virginia state collegiate business plan competition. He and his two business partners purchased Warwood Tool Company in 2015.





  • 3:22 Fill in the gaps of that brief introduction.
  • 4:32 How did you get into this business?
  • 6:31 What is your 30 second pitch?
  • 7:48 What is the one thing you are most excited about for your company?
  • 9:19 How do people buy your products?
  • 12:57 Talk about your plant.
  • 14:04 How many employees do you have?
  • 14:32 What is the worst business moment you have had so far?
  • 18:21 What is the best thing about being in business in West Virginia?
  • 21:00 Positively West Virginia Commercial break
  • 21:37 What is the vision that you have for your company?
  • 23:55 What is one piece of advice you would give a young entrepreneur?
  • 25:36 What is one thing you do everyday that contributes to your success?
  • 26:21 What is one resource you use in your business you can’t live without?
  • 26:57 What is one book you would recommend?
  • 28:20 If you could meet anyone in West Virginia who would it be?
  • 30:24 What is the best way for people to learn about you?