Terberg and Taylor join forces to manufacture and distribute terminal tractors in the United States

8/2/2022 3:03:41 PM - Terberg Special Vehicles

Rendering of proposed Terberg Taylor Americas Group, LLC facility.

Terberg Taylor Americas Group, LLC, a joint venture between Royal Terberg Group and Taylor Group of Companies, will establish a manufacturing facility in Lowndes County, Mississippi and build up a distribution network for the sales, after-sales and rental of Terberg terminal tractors. The project is a $20 million corporate investment and will create 90 jobs. The first terminal tractor is expected to be produced mid-2024.

Terberg Taylor Americas Group’s new operations are based on the cooperation of the two family-owned businesses, which has grown into a successful partnership. Currently, Terberg’s Special Vehicles division has factories in the Netherlands and Malaysia. Taylor Group of Companies has several facilities throughout the United States.

The facility will be built as a scalable design so that it may continually meet production demands. In time, various Terberg models will be built here in accordance with customer specifications. The Terberg Miami office will also become part of the joint venture to coordinate the sales and after-sales of Terberg Taylor Americas Group.

“The Taylor Group of Companies and Royal Terberg Group global partnership is a testament to the strength and success of Mississippi-rooted companies. Mississippi is a prime location for global partnerships. With the state’s low cost of doing business and market access with our ports and highways, transport of products – domestic and international – happens with ease.” –
Governor of Mississippi, Tate Reeves

“Family-owned businesses are at the heart of Mississippi’s economy. The Taylor Group of Companies international partnership with Royal Terberg Group is the best representation of two family businesses sharing the same core values and coming together to build stronger communities and create exciting opportunities for Mississippi’s workforce.” – MDA Deputy Executive Director, Laura Hipp

“The entire GTR team are pleased that the Terberg/Taylor team has selected the area for their new truck plant. Anytime you can get an international company that is a worldwide leader in their industrial sector forming a joint venture with an iconic U.S. company like Taylor “Big Red” you have a winner! It has been an absolute pleasure to work on this project, and now we are ready to build.” – Joe Max Higgins, CEO, Golden Triangle Development LINK

“Taylor has enjoyed our relationship with Terberg. We are excited to bring these products and manufacturing to the U.S. and Mississippi. We look forward to this great adventure with these two great companies coming together as one in this joint venture. There has been tremendous help from Joe Max Higgins, his team at Golden Triangle Development LINK and the Mississippi Development Authority. This facility will be a state-of-the-art factory where the best terminal tractors in the world will be built.” – Robert Taylor, President and COO, Taylor Group of Companies.

“We are delighted that both family businesses are setting up a joint venture to produce terminal tractors in the United States. The combination of expertise, craftsmanship, experience and network of Terberg and Taylor will give a great boost to the sales and service of Terberg terminal tractors in the United States. The collaboration with Taylor felt very positive from the start in 2020. With this strategic step, we expect an acceleration of growth in the coming years.” Godfried Terberg, Chairman of the Board, Royal Terberg Group & Rob van Hove, CEO, Terberg Special Vehicles

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