About Taurus Industries, Inc.

Taurus Industries is a licensed Electrical Contractor based in Tumwater Washington, with two subsidiary companies, Taurus Electric and B.E.T. Electronics. The company was founded in 1981 by Bruce Towhey and has been serving the community and customers throughout the state since that time.

Taurus is a full service specialty contractor in all segments of the industry including Heavy Industrial, Government and Public Works, Commercial, Private Commercial and Residential, Fire Alarm Systems, Telecommunications Data and Cabling, Road Construction and Signal work. We provide a complete estimation department for design, consultation and installation including Fire Alarm, Security, Electronic Entry systems, as well as other services.

Our staff:

Talon Towhey, President:
Talon has been with the company since 2006. He was raised working and surrounded by the electrical industry. Talon attended South Puget Sound Community College and received his Associates of Science Degree before transferring to Washington State University to pursue his Bachelor of Science degree. Talon returned to Taurus in 2006 as an Estimator and Project Manager. He is a licensed EL01, holds the company Administrator License, and is our Safety Officer. He has received continuing education including BICSI training relating to telecommunication standards, installation and design, NICET training relating to fire alarm standards, installation and design. Other training and education to note, design and installation of photovoltaic systems, access control systems, intrusion systems, lighting control systems, video surveillance systems, hazardous response, and motor & controls. In 2011 Talon acquired joint ownership of the company and was instated as President of Taurus Industries, Inc.

Heath Sherrer, Project Management:

Heath started his electrical career in 2001, and has been with Taurus since 2005. He enrolled in the IEC of Washington Electrical Apprenticeship program in 2007 where he excelled and graduated as #1 for the State of Washington. Heath has worked on many projects as a Foreman, and was promoted to Project Manager in 2011. He has received continuing education including Project Management, Millennium Access Control, Lighting Controls, 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification and others. Heath has a vast knowledge in the installation of gear, lighting, lighting controls, signal work, residential, commercial and industrial electrical installations, motor & controls, low voltage network cabling, access control and fire alarm.

GayLynn Towhey, Secretary/Treasurer and CFO:
GayLynn has been with the company since its inception and is the company’s Chief Financial Officer. She continues to provide experience in Administration and Contractual knowledge and is an integral working member of the management team.

Taurus is supported by a highly skilled and experienced office staff, as well as a number of EL01 Electricians and EL06 Low Voltage Electrician. Taurus supports Washington State Apprenticeship program and utilizes and trains upcoming Washington electricians.

Some Current Projects

Bellarmine Preparatory School Academic Center

North Mason School District-District Administraion Building

North Thurston High School Modernization & Additions

Copper Wood Apartments

A Few Past Projects

  • Rite Aid West Side
  • City of Lacey Carpenter Rd Improvements
  • City of Lacey Carpenter Rd Lift Station
  • City of Lacey College Signal Improvements
  • City of Lacey Sleater Kinney Signal Improvements
  • City of Lacey Signal Improvements
  • City of Lacey Couplet (Pedestrian crosswalks)
  • City of Shelton Animal Shelter
  • City of Shelton Upper Mountain High Pressure Phase 1
  • Mason County Public Works Complex
  • Nisqually Water Treatment Plant
  • Squaxin Island Cafeteria
  • Lacey Ram Restaurant
  • LA Fitness
  • Quixote Village
  • Small to Tall Pediatric Dentist
  • State Road Highway 101 Onramp Lighting
  • Bonaventure Senior Living Center


  • North Fork Hatchery
  • Salt Water Hatchery
  • Lea Hills Medical Center
  • Bellarmine Preparatory School Student Center
  • North Mason School District-Hawkins Middle School
  • Bonaventure Senior Living Low Voltage Upgrade
  • Evergreen State College Electrical Upgrade and  Access Control
  • Wave Car Wash
  • Freedom Plaza
  • Lasik Eye Center Tenant Improvement
  • Sherwin Williams Tenant Improvement
  • Wave Car Wash Detail Shop
  • City of Tacoma Broadway Road Improvements
  • Little Creek Casino Sanitation Improvement
  • St. Martin’s University Engineering Building
  • St. Martin’s University Harned Building
  • The Evergreen State College (TESC) Activities Building
  • The Evergreen State College (TESC) Communications Building
  • The Evergreen State College (TESC) Engineering Building
  • The Evergreen State College (TESC) 15KVA Upgrade
  • The Evergreen State College (TESC) Security Upgrades
  • Washington State Department of Employment Security Electrical Upgrades
  • Washington State Department of Fish and Wild Life Building