Carotek was founded in 1965 to serve the Industrial, Municipal and Commercial Markets. Our primary geographic coverage includes the states of: North and South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Eastern Tennessee. Grant Thornton continually designates Carotek a top 100 NC private company, most recently in 2014 moving to number 79.
Carotek is an industrial pump, valve, and process automation instrumentation distributor with a product offering that includes over 65 nationally recognized manufacturers of instruments, valves, pumps and steam products often included in our engineered skid packages. Our capabilities include 24/7 field services, system start-up services, in-plant instrumentation configuration and calibration, product training and more. We can hydraulically pressure test your product before it leaves our facility to ensure a smooth start up in the field. Our mechanical and electrical shops are designed to custom build and integrate complex packages. We continue to strive for product improvement and value engineer these packages for better cost and product enhancement.
The team at Carotek works continuously to uphold our reputation of integrity and dependability. We maintain an extensive inventory and offer the most cost-effective solutions for any application. Committed to our customer’s success, our technical application specialists work closely with each and every client to achieve the highest quality product and service available.
Carotek's Matthews, NC facility houses our "Process Training Unit (PTU)", which is an operating fluid process plant equipped with tanks, pumps, over 100 instruments, control panels, and a Rockwell Automation PlantPAx operating system, which we use to conduct detailed training year round.
Carotek's greatest assets are our people and our reputation that is based on our 45-year history of continued dedication and improvement. Carotek's present staff of 160 employees is highly trained in their individual technical area of expertise and they undergo frequent state-of-the-art training. Our leadership team today includes:
Vice President - Pumps, Seal Pots & Mechanical Systems
Vice President - Valves, Instruments & Process Training
Vice President – Electrical Systems Integration
Vice President - Virginia and Commercial Products Group
Vice President - Georgia
Vice President - Controller
Vice President - Operations
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Carotek proudly supports the following organizations.
|ISA International Society of Automation|
|MCAA Mechanical Contractors Association|
|SRAPPA Southeast Regional Association of Physical Plant Administrators|
|ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers|
|WERF/WEFTEC Water Environment Research Foundation|
|AWWA American Water Works Association|
|CSIA Control System Integrator Association|
|ASPE American Society of Plumbing Engineers|
|Pumps & Systems|
|SCRWA South Carolina Rural Water Association|
|NCRWA North Carolina Rural Water Association|
|VRWA Virginia Rural Water Association|
|ANSI American National Standards Institute|
|ASTM American Society for Testing & Materials|
|TAPPI Technological Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry
|VMA Valve Manufacturer's Association|