Timeline

1938

In 1938 in Baker City, Oregon, Powder River established its roots that would become the leader in livestock handling equipment to this day. The first original squeeze chute then brought into production. Innovation and improvement moved Powder River forward.

1961

Powder River moved its headquarters to Provo, Utah in 1961 integrating its initiative to improve cattle handling equipment while moving closer to an American Made Steel. Provo is currently the headquarters.

PRESENT

While focusing on safe and efficient equipment, Powder River has advanced in all areas of cattle equipment today. Incorporating hydraulic chutes while advancing in steel strength and durability. Powder River is here to assist every rancher’s needs.

Recognized

Team

Brian Manwarring

GENERAL MANAGER

Educated with an engineering background, Brian has helped shape the 2000 series chutes.

Cliff Dayton

MARKETING

Being with Powder River for 40 years has made Cliff knowledgable in every field.

Merlin Gleed

MOUNTAIN STATES TERRITORY MANAGER

Merlin serves areas in the Mountain West including South Eastern Idaho, Utah, Western Colorado, Arizona, and Eastern Nevada. He is a lifelong producer and is passionate about efficient ways to work cattle.

Matt Johnson

MARKETING AND DESIGN

Website, catalog and marketing design, Matt is the face of Powder River.

Brian Adix

EASTERN OUTSIDE SALES MANAGER

Brian’s years of selling livestock equipment gives him unparalleled knowledge.

It’s the people behind the brand, that make the difference at Powder River.