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Through The Years...

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Fred W. Taggart 1923-2010

Established in 1974 by Fred W. Taggart, Taggart-Knight is a 3rd generation manufacturers' representative for commercial plumbing products covering the Michigan, Northern Indiana, and Northern Ohio markets.


  • 1974 - The Taggart Company, inc. formed with Fred and eldest son Gary Taggart working out of an office space in Southfield, Michigan. 

  • 1982 - Company moves to new larger office location in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

  • 1984 - Fred's youngest son Scott Taggart joins the company.

  • 1992 - Expansion of office space, added a new outside salesman, and inventory of Chicago Faucets, and Eemax established. 

  • 1995 - Fred's grandson, Michael Taggart joins the company.

  • 1999 - Added small warehouse space.  Expanded inventory of Chicago Faucets and Eemax.

  • 2003 -  Merger of The Taggart Company, inc. and Knight Sales.  Scott Knight, Terri Durkcas, Elaine Conn join the company.

  • 2003 -  JD Gould solenoid valves, Haws safety equipment and Powers mixing valves inventory established.

  • 2016 -  Company moves to larger office and warehouse location in Farmington Hills.  Watts drainage inventory established. 

  • 2019  -  Bill Rohen joins the company as outside sales based in Western Michigan.

  • 2021 -  Mat Fust joins the company as quotation specialist and inside sales support.

  • 2023 -  Expansion of warehouse space nearly doubles existing warehouse.

  • 2023 -  Todd Jennings, a licensed plumber, joins the company as outside sales.

Since 1974, our core client base includes the mechanical contractor, mechanical engineer, and plumbing wholesale channel members.  In addition, we continue to cultivate extensive influential contacts in the college, hospital, school district, and university communities.​ We pride ourselves on being the most accessible, knowledgeable, and dependable representative in the plumbing industry.  Our agency is intentionally streamlined in the number of manufacturer partners we represent.  This allows us to allocate maximum time to each represented manufacturer in promotion, sales, and technical expertise of each product line.   

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