Proudly Serving South Florida and the Caribbean since 1960.
Taylor Ultimate Services is focused on providing innovation, convenience and support to our valued customers through our highly skilled team members. It is our passion to serve as the specialists in the industry and are committed to this vision.
1960Edwards Equipment Company
As one of the first five original Distributors for Taylor Company, Mr. Edwards pioneered distribution of Taylor equipment in the state of Florida.
1988Raul Piedra Jr.
Began with EEC in 1980 as a sales representative and quickly learned the business. His extensive experience in the foodservice industry brought value to our customers in the form of consultation aimed at design and development of their business, profitability and logistics. With his success and the opportunity provided by Mr. Edwards, Raul Piedra Jr. acquired Edwards Equipment Co.
1998Taylor Ultimate Services
Edwards Equipment Co moved its location to a new and improved facility in Weston, FL. The new facility also brought with it a new name, Taylor Ultimate Services. This was the idea of Mr. Piedra, to personally invest in his own building where the company can expand within the facility.
2014Taylor Ultimate Services Today
Mr. Piedra decided to retire, and a change of ownership ensued giving the opportunity for Raul Piedra, III and Tina Smart to acquire Taylor Ultimate Services.
Raul Piedra III, President
As a second-generation owner he brought 17 years of experience to the company. Raul started in the service department and then transitioned to sales where he eventually led the sales team. Working his way up to ownership has provided him a wealth of knowledge and experience within the company and industry.
Tina Smart, Senior Vice President
As a longtime member of the administrative team, Tina brought 25 years of management in sales and logistics with national accounts to ownership. She is instrumental in overseeing processes and policies throughout TUS.
Our commitment to our customer is the cornerstone of our business. It is through exceptional customer service and reliability that we exceed our customers’ expectations. This mission is realized through the integrity and persistent dedication of our team members.