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Introducing the Taylor International Teams

Louisville, MS (Sept. 1, 2019)

Taylor is proud to announce a new focus on the International markets for heavy industrial lift equipment. On September 1, 2019, Taylor International and Taylor International de Mexico will now be a direct company under The Taylor Group of Companies. With this ch...

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VIDEO: How to use a leaf chain wear scale

Understand Chain Stretch

This can be caused by a combination of chain wear and overload. This (overload) can show up as elongation of plates which do not pass over the rollers. If there is any significant (1%) elongation in the area which does not pass over the rollers, replace the entire length of both chains. Cracked ch...

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How can generic parts cost more than factory OEM

What may seem like an innovative way to save money can quickly cascade into collateral damage to other parts, added labor costs, and extended truck down time.

Here is a prime example of what can, and often does, go wrong when a generic part is substituted for Genuine OEM.

Substituting OEM Motor Mou...

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How to Identify Genuine Taylor Parts

When ordering Taylor parts be sure that you are getting what you expect. Mis-labeled parts and previously used parts being sold as new Taylor are prevalent.

Saving money is very enticing. But using the wrong part can lead to premature failure, truck downtime, and additional repair expense.

Make sure your parts have this l...

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Taylor gift benefits MSU's Bagley College of Engineering

Starkville, MS (Sept 5, 2018)

A significant gift from The Taylor Group of Companies, based in Louisville, will assist with training the next generation of mechanical engineers at Mississippi State University.

Specifically, the Taylor gift provides state-of-the-art equipment and endows add...

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St. Louis, MO (Sept. 20, 2019)

Announcement | Press Release

Midwest Big Lift, Inc., a Missouri -based forklift and materials handling equipment distributor, has become the new authorized TAYLOR dealer for Eastern Kansas, Northern Missouri & Western Illinois.

Midwest Big Lift, Inc. provides all your Taylor Forklifts sales, service, and rental needs, for both new and used forklifts. Let Midwest Big Lift, Inc., prove that "You Can Depend on Big Red".