Company History
1919
1919
Taylor Electric Company was founded in 1919 by the late James A Taylor in Madison, Wisconsin. Our first product for distribution was the Willys-Light gasoline powered electric generator for farmers to use for pre-dawn and after dark farm work.
1922
1922
When radio station WHA in Madison went on the air in 1922, Taylor Electric Company began selling the component parts and tubes for people to build their own home radios. During this period, Taylor also actively serviced the burgeoning aircraft communications industry in the Madison area.
1930
1930
In 1937, its product offering was expanded to appliances, televisions, consumer electronics and electronic components for the OEM market.

Taylor Electric Company's industrial sales division has the distinction of being National Semiconductor's first distributor.
1937
1937
1954
1954
Taylor Electric opens a new 76,000 square ft.facility.


1969
1969
Taylor moves to 160,000 sq.ft.facility in mequon.
2001
2001
Taylor is acquired by Master Electronics in 2001, driving growth due to expansion of line card.
2003
2003
Taylor is franchised by phoenix contact.
2014
2014
Taylor moves to larger facility due to growth and implementation of VMI programs requiring need for additional space.
About Us

Taylor Electric Company's mission from the beginning has been to employ the finest people, stock the best products, and give our customers the excellent service they deserve. Taylor stocks top quality components from premiere brands such as: TE Connectivity, Phoenix Contact, Omron Electronics, Honeywell, Airpax, Carling Technologies, and more.


Today, as Taylor Industrial Electronics, our mission remains the same. We pride ourselves in having the most knowledgeable, experienced and helpful people in the industry. Our service is unmatched with local inventory and the flexibility to meet any and all of your needs. We specialize in customer specific programs including VMI and SMI, and can "taylor" our procedures to meet your needs.