TD Through the Years: We’ve come a long way since our humble beginning as an AC distributor on Canton Street in downtown Dallas in 1946.

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1940

1946

Texas Distributors Inc. is founded by Jack Lowe, Sr.

Corporate History and Timeline for TDIndustries

1948

Partnered with Trammel Crow on first Design-Build project

1949

geTD is named GE HVAC equipment distributor
1950

1952

Offered employee ownership by payroll deduction

Corporate History and Timeline for TDIndustries

1959

Opened office in Fort Worth, Texas

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1960

1964

Entered the multi-family market via Tempo Air Conditioning, a partially-owned subsidiary of Texas Distributors and Trammell Crow

1964

Began commercial plumbing construction

1968

Changed the Texas air conditioning paradigm in the multi-family market from central plants to unitary air conditioning units
1970

1972

First business to adopt servant leadership

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1975

Performed first DFW large open shop job at Campbell Center
1980

1980

Opened office in Houston, Texas

1982

Began prefabrication of plumbing services

1986

Opened office in Austin, Texas

1986

Opened office in San Antonio, Texas

1987

Performed two largest thermal storage projects in Dallas
1990

1991

Became Charter Member of the Lean Construction Institute

1994

Building Automation Systems team is formed (now Building Systems Integration)

1996

Began using 3D Standards for all shop drawings

1997

Fortune Magazine created the “100 Best Companies to Work For” list – TD is ranked 5th

1998

Onsite Facilities Management Services Team is formed

1998

TD earns the Texas Quality Award
2000

2000

Performed first Texas LEED Project at Sabre Headquarters in Westlake, Texas

2002

Started offering Total Tool Delivery Solutions for Semiconductor Clients

2003

Opened office in Phoenix, Arizona

2003

Reopened office in Fort Worth, Texas

2006

Led Industry with 3D BIM Virtual Construction

2007

Adopted Hair Testing over Urine Analysis in pre-employment screening

2008

45 LEED Accredited Professionals on Staff

2009

Partnered with utiliVisor to provide energy oversight

2009

Provided ServiceLINK Wireless Technology to service customers
2010

2011

Launched the TDWIKI to facilitate sharing of best practices throughout TD

2011

Launched TDSaves program to help mid-sized facilities become more energy efficient

2012

TDIndustries selected as the “Top Specialty Contractor of 2012” by ENR magazine

2012

First 120 TDPartners became Lean certified

2013

Launched TDMobile App to communicate important news and events to every TDPartner

2014

17th Consecutive year of being on Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list

2014

Awarded first place in the AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Award for over 1 million man-hours

2015

18th Consecutive year of being on Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list and second year as an All-Star

2016

19th Consecutive year of being on Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list

2016

TD is ranked #5 on Fortune’s “Best Workplaces to Retire From” list

2017

TD is ranked #44 on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list – our 20th consecutive year.

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