Our History

  • 1742

    Company founded in High Bridge New Jersey by William Allen and Joseph Turner.

  • 1775

    Produced cannon balls for George Washington’s army.

  • 1803

    Robert Taylor, an Irish immigrant, became works manager in 1769 and purchased control of the company and became Taylor Iron Works.

  • 1851

    Taylor Iron Works produced major product, manganese durable rails and wheels that enabled western expansion from New Jersey to Pennsylvania.

  • 1854

    Pioneered new metal forging techniques in North America.

  • 1912

    Taylor-Wharton Iron & Steel Company was incorporated after Taylor Iron & Steel Company purchased William Wharton Co.

  • 1925

    Developed technologies to store and transport liquid oxygen due to high demand for industrial oxygen in America.

  • 1957

    Growing need for liquified oxygen and nitrogen led to the first insulated liquid cylinder was launched.

  • 1960s

    Taylor-Wharton provided cylinders for the Apollo missions, successfully send a man to the moon and returning him to earth safely.

  • 1991

    Taylor-Wharton Malaysia plant was built to manufacture cryogenic tank.

  • 2016

    Air Water Inc., an industrial gas company based in Japan, has acquired 100% of the share of Taylor-Wharton Malaysia.
    please refer Air Water Inc. for company detail.

  • 2017 - 2018

    Air Water Inc. has acquired Cryofin Pty Ltd, TOMCO2 Systems and DOHMEYER to grow and encompass a full range of cryogenic equipment, application, parts & services support of these industries to America and worldwide.