Polaris Industries Inc. has acquired Taylor-Dunn, a provider of industrial vehicles serving commercial, manufacturing, warehouse, and ground-support customers. Taylor-Dunn, a privately owned company based in Anaheim, Calif., will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris. It will continue to be a distinct brand and operate from its current headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Anaheim.
The terms of the transaction were not disclosed in a Polaris announcement.
Taylor-Dunn will join GEM, Goupil, Mega, and Aixam, as well as Polaris Commercial Off-road Vehicle (ORV) Sales, in Polaris’ Work & Transportation division. Polaris acquired GEM in 2011.
For the government market, Taylor-Dunn provides vehicles for grounds and maintenance, laundry and catering, material handling, security, and towing trailers and carts. The company has a contract with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), supplying vehicles to Veterans Affairs hospitals, U.S. Post Offices, military bases, federal prisons, Indian Affairs, and the Army Corps of Engineers, according to its website.