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Taylor® Forklifts & Material Handlers

We offer a full line of Taylor Forklifts and Material Handling equipment, with capacities ranging from 4,000 - 125,000 lbs.

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Pettibone® Authorized Dealer

Taylor Sudden Service is your direct source for Pettibone® parts, service and sales for the state of Kentucky. Whether you are in the market for a new Pettibone® forklift or need help with your existing Pettibone®, Taylor can help.

Wiggins® Marina Bull™

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Taylor Sudden Service is your direct source for Wiggins™ Marina Bull sales, parts, and service for Kentucky. Whether you are in the market for a new marina forklift truck or need help with your existing Wiggins Marina Bull, Taylor can help.

SSI® Parts & Service

Sudden Service, Inc. provides exclusive worldwide distribution of genuine Taylor OEM parts and forklift service for equipment designed, manufactured, and marketed by Taylor Machine Works, Inc.


Taylor® Product Line

Taylor Industrial Lift Trucks (GT Series)

Industrial Lift Trucks (GT Series)

Taylor Industrial Lift Trucks are capable of handling long duty cycles and have a rated capacity of 6,000-lbs to 18,000-lbs. Taylor 24-in Load Center Industrial lift trucks are engineered to meet the needs of any industries where dependability and reliability is essential.

Taylor Pneumatic Tire Forklifts

Heavy Duty Forklifts

Taylor Heavy Duty Forklifts are designed, engineered and manufactured with uptime built into every truck. These trucks are built to withstand the harshest industrial applications on the planet. With capacities ranging from 16,000 - 125,000lbs. Taylor Pneumatic Tire forklifts are well suited to meet the needs of the following industries: Steel, Aluminum, Wood, Lumber, Concrete, Precast, Breakbulk, Intermodal, Ports, Rail and Stevedoring.

Taylor Container Handlers

Container Handlers

Taylor has been designing and manufacturing Container Handlers since 1966. We are currently manufacturing our 7th generation of innovative, industry leading container handling equipment. 50 years of loaded and empty container handling experience. We offer several applications and industry-specific modifications & attachments for the Stevedoring, Intermodal and Port operations industries.

Taylor Reach Stackers

Reach Stackers

Taylor Reach Stackers are versatile heavy lifting material handling marvels. The XRS-Series Reach Stacker is the latest generation of innovative engineering delivering appropriate technology that brings premium value to our customers. Available in a variety of configurations specifically designed for breakbulk, port operations, wind, steel, aluminum, rail, intermodal and stevedoring.

Taylor Cushion Tire Forklifts

Cushion Tire

Taylor Cushion Tire Forklifts are designed for smooth surface applications. Whether in a factory or warehouse environment Taylor Cushion Tire Lift Trucks provide unparalleled performance and maneuverability. Taylor Cushion Tire Forklifts are built to meet the needs of the Steel, Aluminum, Automotive and Rigging Industries.

Taylor Log Stacker

Log Stackers

Taylor Machine Works has been designing, engineering and building equipment for the Forest Products industry for over 80 years. Taylor is currently manufacturing the 6th generation of our innovative, industry leading Forest Products Material handling Equipment. The Taylor Logstacker is used extensively throughout the U.S. Timber Industry and is renowned for its robust construction and rugged dependability.

Wheel Loaders

Taylor Machine Works has been designing, engineering and building equipment for the Forest Products industry for over 80 years. Taylor Wheel Loaders are heavy industrial equipment used to move or load materials such as finished lumber, logs & poles (Millyard Applications), wood chips, steel & concrete pipe, demolition debris, raw minerals, recycled material, scrap material, etc. for processing and manufacturing.

Taylor Specialty Forklifts


Taylor Machine Works also produces special purpose forklifts and material handling equipment, such as 4WD Articulated Forklifts, RO-RO Forklifts, Removable Counterweight Forklifts, Rigger Trucks, Platform Trucks, and Tow Tractors.

Service & Support

Just some of the products and services we offer:

  • Taylor® Direct Factory Stores
  • Full Line of Taylor® Products
  • Pettibone® Authorized Dealer
  • Wiggins® Marina Bull™ Dealer
  • Rental & Used Equipment
  • SSI® Parts & Service
  • On-Site Repairs
  • Mobile Parts Reps.
  • Taylor® Certified Rebuild Center
    (Elizabethtown, KY)

We carry a wide array of parts and are commited to building the best support network in Kentucky. Our Mobile Parts Reps will be happy to assist you with all of your parts needs for any product we carry.

Open: Mon - Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm

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