You know those people who say one day they’ll quit their corporate job, maybe travel the world on a pilgrimage and then come back to run their own small business?
Go talk to Doug Taylor. He did that.
These days, you’ll often find him on the shop floor, watching his company’s craftsmen turn out high-quality carpentry and millwork products. Maybe you’ll catch him helping to unload a truck on a delivery of moldings and columns to a residential builder.
In the summer of 2014, his company, Taylor-Made Wood Solutions, took over two Ralston manufacturing businesses, Plywood, Inc. and Mycotec, from the longtime owner who started them years ago out of a garage and built them up to become fixtures in the Omaha area.
Both firms today occupy a large warehouse just south of the suburb’s historic downtown.
“We work with a variety of builders working on homes in the $200,000 to $300,000 range to builders all the way up to homes in a multimillion-dollar... Read More