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WELCOME TO TAYLOR

At TAYLOR we are proud to be one of the flooring industry’s most trusted brands. From our roots as a carpet installation adhesive company over 40 years ago, Taylor now manufactures a complete line of innovative adhesives for a wide range of flooring types. We also provide coatings that mitigate moisture transmission and a variety of other specialty installation products. But, what really sets us apart is our focus on the success of our customers. We live this out through our brand promise of being With You Every Step™.

WHAT MAKES TAYLOR AN INDUSTRY LEADER

As an industry leader, the success of our clients drives our momentum and growth. Everything about us is designed to serve them, ensuring a successful partnership. The following services are available for our Private Label partners, and many are accessible to our Distribution Network as well.

WHO WE ARE

  • Trusted industry leader for over 40 years
  • Proven history of innovation
  • Specialists in adhesives & coatings
  • Focused on sustainability
  • Top-rated brand for 15 consecutive years
  • A vital accessory
  • The Flooring Division of the Meridian Adhesives Group

HOW WE APPROACH BUSINESS

  • Highly collaborative
  • Partner-centric
  • Open and transparent communication
  • Dedicated to industry training & education

MANUFACTURING & DISTRIBUTION

  • 3 TAYLOR manufacturing facilities (CA, GA, TX)
    • Warehousing & shipping – FOB
    • Strategic location access (rail, interstate)
  •  Distribution options (shipping, pricing, inventory)
    • FOB – 3 Canadian warehouses
    • FOB – 10 Meridian warehouses
    • FOB – TAYLOR wholesale distributors
    • Hybrid programs available

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

  • World-class service and quality
  • Outstanding management and support
  • Collaboration on promotional opportunities
  • Partnership approach
  • Responsive customer support

R&D DEPARTMENT

  • Discovery and consulting
  • Ongoing product innovations
  • Product development
  • Quality control management
  • Certifications and sustainability

TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT

  • Product testing (flooring, adhesives, coatings)
  • Troubleshooting (on-site, in-person, remote)
  • Product training (on-site, in-person, remote)
  • Technical assistance (on-site, in-person, remote)
  • Bi-lingual support (English/Spanish)

MARKETING DEPARTMENT

  • Strategy consulting
    • Go-to-market planning
    • Brand updates and transitions
  • Packaging/labeling
    • Consulting
    • Product naming strategy
    • Colors, fonts, images, icons, etc.
    • Layout, design, execution
    • Translation services (additional fees may apply)
    • Review services
    • Finished product renders (3-D)
  • Collateral services
    • Design, consulting, production, review
      • Product highlight sheets
      • Technical data sheets
      • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
      • Warranty documents
      • Flyer’s/promotional materials
  • Video services (additional fees may apply)
    • Consulting
    • Script generation
    • Filming
    • Directing
    • Producing
    • Post-production editing
  • Mobile app services (additional fees may apply)
    • Consulting
    • Wire frame creation
    • Programming and implementation
  • TAYLOR TIME
    • PARTNER EXCLUSIVE virtual training events
    • LIVE
    • TIPS

Our Steps of
Innovation

1977
Wally Taylor started W.F. Taylor as a carpet adhesive supplier
1989
Launched Envirotec Healthguard adhesive technology
1989
Developed the first solvent-free flooring adhesive in the U.S.
1991
First flooring adhesive certified by CRI Green Label Plus®
1995
Chosen by the EPA as the exclusive adhesive for their new headquarters building
2001
Introduced Meta-Tec technology with a superior cross-linking system, achieving high- sheer strength and a waterproof bond
2006
Launched MS Plus with Meta-Tec for safer and easier wood installations - solvent and isocyanate free
2007
First flooring adhesive certified by Greenguard®
2008
Earned USDA BioPreferred® certification
2008
Introduced MS Plus Advance, the most innovative wood flooring adhesive with moisture and sound control
2013
First flooring adhesive certified by FloorScore®
2014
First flooring adhesive certified by Cradle to CradleTM
2016
Introduced Sahara®, our first moisture mitigation coating for concrete
2016
Relocated our headquarters to Dalton, GA
2017
Launched our Signature Line® product collection
2017
Opened our Taylor Technology & Training Center (T3C) in Dalton, GA to support customers and installers
2018
TAYLOR joined Meridian Adhesives Group and established their Flooring Division
2019
First flooring adhesive listed in the mindful MATERIALS library
2019
Polycom joined TAYLOR as part of the Flooring Division
2020
Became the exclusive adhesive supplier of CFI
2020
Launched TAYLOR TIME, our branded training and education platform
2021
Introduced our Essentials Line, and color-coded labels with Spanish and French translations
2021
Frontier joined TAYLOR as part of the Flooring Division
2022
Introduced Gravity™, the industry's first anti-skid coating for loose lay installations
2022
Introduced ElevateTM, our first wall adhesive