Trade Stories: Building Boats at the Taylor Shellfish Fabrication Shop with Brian Omdahl

Taylor Shellfish Farms is our kind of company, a company founded on sweat, saltwater, and hard work. Despite punishing conditions and demanding physical labor, this 120-year-old, family-owned shellfish farm has single-handedly turned Washington state into the largest producer of hatchery raised and farmed shellfish in the nation. To grow this substantial business, Taylor has relied on their ingenuity, perseverance, and a close working kinship with their employees, many of whom have worked there for over 20 years. One of these valued employees is Brian Omdahl, the Fabrication Shop Manager, who oversees the production of one-of-a-kind projects and equipment for exclusive use at Taylor. We had ...Read More