Employees600+
Locations12

About TAIT

TAIT is the World Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering the finest live event equipment in the world.

Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring stages, theatre engineering solutions, brand activations or cruise ship installations, TAIT pledges to deliver world-class solutions for live experiences. With its proprietary entertainment automation platform, custom-made products, and creative engineering, TAIT’s cutting-edge offerings continue to advance industry standards and exceed client expectations. As a global network of over 600 employees in 12 office locations, TAIT has worked on projects in over 30 countries, all 7 continents and even outer space.

TAIT’s diverse group of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque Du Soleil, The Metropolitan Opera House, NASA, National Geographic, Beyoncé and The Olympics.

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OUR COMPANY ETHOS

 

TAIT Team
We Pledge to Deliver World-Class Solutions for Live Experiences

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How We Got Here

1972
Michael Tait devises one of the first self-contained lighting systems dubbed the TAIT Tower.
1978
While working for the band 'Yes', Michael forms TAIT Towers, a live design, set construction, and rock n' roll staging company.
1983
Michael Jackson does his first moonwalk on TAIT Towers' uniquely designed and fabricated staging.
1984
TAIT Towers continues to grow, adding President/CEO, James "Winky" Fairorth.
1985
'Delstar Engineering' is formed in the United Kingdom as a staging and engineering company with strong manufacturing and design capabilities.
1994
'Stage Technologies' provides entertainment automation for their first West End show, ‘Oliver’, at the London Palladium.
1994
'Stage Technologies' is formed in the United Kingdom as a theatre rigging and automation solution company.
1997
Adam Davis, CCO and Partner, joins the TAIT family.
1997
'Stage Technologies' delivers the first 120,000 tonne ship with a power flying system on board for Carnival Cruise Destiny
1998
For the first time in concert touring history, TAIT Towers tracks a massive video screen on Janet Jackson’s The Velvet Rope Tour.
1999
'Stage Technologies' provides the main entertainment automation control system (and the first Nomad Consoles) for the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.
2000
TAIT Towers continues to build sets and staging for the biggest tours of the decade, including U2, Bon Jovi, Madonna, and the Police.
2003
'Stage Technologies' provides entertainment automation for "Ka" – the first mega show from Cirque du Soleil.
2006
TAIT Towers announces a newly formed executive team with James "Winky" Fairorth and Adam Davis as equal partners with Michael Tait.
2007
TAIT Towers invents its patented MagDeck system- a revolutionary time-saving means of assembling a stage for rock n' roll staging and all other staging.
2008
TAIT Towers goes to space, partnering with NASA and U2 to design elements for a video shoot on the space shuttle Endeavour.
2008
'Delstar Engineering' is acquired by 'Stage Technologies', becoming a greater resource of capabilities for theatre and automation solutions.
2012
TAIT Towers acquires 'Fisher Technical Services (FTSI)' and begins working on a proprietary entertainment automation platform, TAIT Navigator, with the goal of creating an automation solution that is fully integrated for all aspects of live event performances.
2013
TAIT Towers takes part in Metallica’s Freeze ‘em All: Live in Antarctica making it the first live event company to engineer productions in all 7 continents and outer space.
2014
TAIT Towers acquires 'Stage Technologies' and 'Delstar Engineering'. The acquisition represents the strongest and largest merger of world market leaders in manufacturing, design, engineering and entertainment automation in live entertainment.
2014
With the acquisition, 'Stage Technologies' and 'Delstar Engineering' begin trading as 'TAIT Stage Technologies' while TAIT Towers remains, 'TAIT Towers'.
2015
TAIT Towers expands its Lititz, PA Headquarter's facility to 500,000 square feet.
2015
TAIT Towers/TAIT Stage Technologies provides automation and winches for “The Han Show” becoming the largest show in the world, overtaking KA.
2017
TAIT Towers/TAIT Stage Technologies engineer the world’s first modular theatre, Bridge Theatre, with clients Nick Hytner and Nick Starr of London Theatre Company and Architects Haworth Tompkins.
2017
TAIT Towers/TAIT Stage Technologies is named ‘One of the Most Innovative Companies in Live Event’ by Fast Company Magazine.
2018
With offices all over the globe including USA, Asia, and Europe, TAIT announces plans to build its second Headquarters located in Haverhill, UK.
2018
For the second consecutive year, TAIT is named ‘One of the Most Innovative Companies in Live Event’ by Fast Company Magazine.

1972
Michael Tait devises one of the first self-contained lighting systems dubbed the TAIT Tower.
1978
While working for the band 'Yes', Michael forms TAIT Towers, a live design, set construction, and rock n' roll staging company.
1983
Michael Jackson does his first moonwalk on TAIT Towers' uniquely designed and fabricated staging.
1984
TAIT Towers continues to grow, adding President/CEO, James "Winky" Fairorth.
1985
'Delstar Engineering' is formed in the United Kingdom as a staging and engineering company with strong manufacturing and design capabilities.
1994
'Stage Technologies' provides entertainment automation for their first West End show, ‘Oliver’, at the London Palladium.
1994
'Stage Technologies' is formed in the United Kingdom as a theatre rigging and automation solution company.
1997
Adam Davis, CCO and Partner, joins the TAIT family.
1997
'Stage Technologies' delivers the first 120,000 tonne ship with a power flying system on board for Carnival Cruise Destiny
1998
For the first time in concert touring history, TAIT Towers tracks a massive video screen on Janet Jackson’s The Velvet Rope Tour.
1999
'Stage Technologies' provides the main entertainment automation control system (and the first Nomad Consoles) for the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.
2000
TAIT Towers continues to build sets and staging for the biggest tours of the decade, including U2, Bon Jovi, Madonna, and the Police.
2003
'Stage Technologies' provides entertainment automation for "Ka" – the first mega show from Cirque du Soleil.
2006
TAIT Towers announces a newly formed executive team with James "Winky" Fairorth and Adam Davis as equal partners with Michael Tait.
2007
TAIT Towers invents its patented MagDeck system- a revolutionary time-saving means of assembling a stage for rock n' roll staging and all other staging.
2008
TAIT Towers goes to space, partnering with NASA and U2 to design elements for a video shoot on the space shuttle Endeavour.
2008
'Delstar Engineering' is acquired by 'Stage Technologies', becoming a greater resource of capabilities for theatre and automation solutions.
2012
TAIT Towers acquires 'Fisher Technical Services (FTSI)' and begins working on a proprietary entertainment automation platform, TAIT Navigator, with the goal of creating an automation solution that is fully integrated for all aspects of live event performances.
2013
TAIT Towers takes part in Metallica’s Freeze ‘em All: Live in Antarctica making it the first live event company to engineer productions in all 7 continents and outer space.
2014
TAIT Towers acquires 'Stage Technologies' and 'Delstar Engineering'. The acquisition represents the strongest and largest merger of world market leaders in manufacturing, design, engineering and entertainment automation in live entertainment.
2014
With the acquisition, 'Stage Technologies' and 'Delstar Engineering' begin trading as 'TAIT Stage Technologies' while TAIT Towers remains, 'TAIT Towers'.
2015
TAIT Towers expands its Lititz, PA Headquarter's facility to 500,000 square feet.
2015
TAIT Towers/TAIT Stage Technologies provides automation and winches for “The Han Show” becoming the largest show in the world, overtaking KA.
2017
TAIT Towers/TAIT Stage Technologies engineer the world’s first modular theatre, Bridge Theatre, with clients Nick Hytner and Nick Starr of London Theatre Company and Architects Haworth Tompkins.
2017
TAIT Towers/TAIT Stage Technologies is named ‘One of the Most Innovative Companies in Live Event’ by Fast Company Magazine.
2018
With offices all over the globe including USA, Asia, and Europe, TAIT announces plans to build its second Headquarters located in Haverhill, UK.
2018
For the second consecutive year, TAIT is named ‘One of the Most Innovative Companies in Live Event’ by Fast Company Magazine.