Mississippi Chapter 141, Jackson, MS

       

 

 


VISION

Enhance progress, prosperity, and Mississippi communities via manufacturing.

MISSION

Inspire, prepare, and support our stakeholders in the advancement of manufacturing.

CHAPTER OFFICERS

Chapter Chair
Bobby Boothroyd
601-987-5233

Chair-Elect
Benjie Barham
601-373-4162

Secretary
Kenny Allison
601-969-3033

Treasurer
Mike Dunagin
601-214-6687

Webmaster
John Sauls

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 Mississippi Chapter 141 Event -- Taylor Machine Co.

 

Date:              Thursday, September 8, 2016

Time:             5:45 – 7:00pm  Social and Dinner

                        Lake Tiak-O-Khata Restraunt

                        213 N Smyth Lake Rd

                        Louisville, MS 39339

 

7:00 pm Plant Tour – Taylor Machine Co.

Tour Guide – Joe Cowart –Mfg Engineering Group Leader

205 Griffin Industrial Dr.

Louisville, MS 39339


Taylor Machine Works, Inc.  located in Louisville, MS is a privately held manufacturer of industrial lift trucks.   It was founded in 1927 by W.A. Taylor. as automotive and repair business.  In 1937, the company produced its first conventional skidder which later became mobile and was named the “Loggers Dream”.  In the early 1950’s, Taylor developed the “Yardster” forklift for moving heavy and bulky materials such as lumber, concrete and steel.  By the mid-1960’s, Taylor had one had one of the most advanced machine shops in the South.   Today, Taylor Machine Works, Inc., under the leadership of the third generation of the Taylor family, is a major progressive force in the worldwide materials handling equipment industry. The "Big Red" product line consists of numerous models of pneumatic tire forklifts with standard forks and carriages or optional front-end attachments; lift capacities range up to 125,000 pounds.  Come join us for a great tour.

 

Cost:              Members/Non-members:  $18.00;   Students:  $10.00

RSVP:            Bobby Boothroyd via call or text at 601-937-0721

or bobbyboothroyd@eaton.com  by Wed,  September 7, 2016

We look forward to seeing you there!