Taylor Machine Works Delivers 50,000th Machine, an XLC-976


Taylor Machine Works Inc. presented its 50,000th machine to SSA Marine at SSA Oakland, California, on August 15. The XLC-976 had a unique American flag wrap to commemorate this special event.

“What a great celebration held today at SSA Oakland as we unveiled our 50,000th machine,” said Robert Taylor, chief operating officer of the Taylor Group of Companies. SSA has been a loyal Taylor customer for over 40 years and we are very excited to deliver this milestone XLC-976 Container Handler to our SSA family!”

Taylor presented the XLC-976 to Edward DeNike, president of SSA Marine and chief operating officer of SSA Terminals, while Washington Liftruck’s Nancy Lee Smith looked on. Washington LIftruck, a long-time Taylor dealer, assisted in this commemorative event.

The XLC-976 offers the DREAM cab, Vision Plus Pedestrian Detection, and many other state-of-the-art features. Taylor, which is an associate member of the Southern Forest Products Association, builds more than 100 models of material handling equipment in capacities from 4,000 pounds to 125,000 pounds.