Ohio Airman takes invention to Shark Tank

Story excerpt provided by WSYX.

Written by Stacia Naquin.

F-16 weapons mechanic by day.  Inventor and entrepreneur by night. And now, Tech Sergeant Tom Burden with the Ohio Air National Guard is about to swim with the sharks. He’ll share his invention, the Grypmat, this weekend on Shark Tank.

“It’s just a non-slip tool tray,” said Tech Sergeant Tom Burden. “It’s flexible and will grip any surface.”

That includes the surface of an F-16. Click here to read the complete article.

Originally published November 8, 2017.

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