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Taylor Machine Works Celebrates 95 Years in Business

November 21, 2022

The Taylor Group of Companies is pleased to announce Taylor Machine Works is celebrating 95 years in business. The 1927 garage and machine shop has grown into one of the world’s largest American-made privately owned companies.

Taylor, which is an associate member of the Southern Forest Products Association, is a fourth-generation manufacturer that provides engineering, quality workmanship, and services to various industries in material handling around the world. These industries include, but are not limited to, forest products, steel, aluminum, ports, stevedoring, intermodal, inland waterways, concrete and precast, oil and gas, along with warehousing and distribution.

“What an accomplishment with 1,400 employees strong,” said W. A. “Lex” Taylor III, chairman and CEO of the Taylor Group of Companies. “As we look back over these 95 years, we celebrate and remember all the men and women that came before us, laying the groundwork for our success.”

The Taylor Group of Companies has 16 companies under its umbrella.

“The vision to find a need and fill it with quality products and service is what we have always been about, and we continue to be about it every day,” said Robert Taylor, president and chief operating officer of the Taylor Group of Companies.

For more information, visit www.taylorforklifts.com. Want to read more about Taylor’s history? Click here for the full timeline!

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