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Exciting Changes in Tennessee!

Tennessee industrial equipment mapCarotek is proud to announce some changes in Tennessee. 

Tennessee Industrial Equipment Product Lines

NEW Lines Feature:  Sulzer, PumpWorks, Esco, RotoPumps, Action Instruments, Kaiser Optical, National Basic Sensor, Amresist, Evoguard

Our lines in Tennessee include favorites such as : Viking Pump, Sandpiper, Peerless Pump, Pulsafeeder and Gardner Denver, Endress+Hauser, Thermon, Ashcroft, Pepperl+Fuchs, Asco, Velan, DFT


Our experienced staff - both new and existing - is ready to serve your application needs for pumps, instrumentation, valves, steam/air/hydronics, process skids, control panels, pipe fabrication, seal pots, as well as a wide range of services and training.

Tennessee Staff Changes

We would like to congratulate Ed Heidel on his recent retirement.  Ed has been in the instrumentation business more years than he wanted to share but he has been a valuable asset to Carotek for the last 11 years as Account Manager.   Ed will stay on with Carotek in a consulting role as we transition his territory to a new account manager, Eric Poncer. 

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Ed Heidel Carotek retirement


Eric-Poncer-CarotekEric Poncer has been promoted to outside sales Account Manager after serving on our Instrumentation inside sales team with Carotek for the past 2 years   Eric was born and raised in Charlotte NC.  He attended Appalachian State University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, studying Civil Engineering.   Eric will be relocating to the Knoxville area with his 1 year old German Shepard, Riley.  Eric enjoys hiking, traveling, hunting and the Carolina Panthers. 

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Dan-Dameron-CarotekDan Dameron,  Account Manager,  lives in the Chattanooga area and has been with Carotek 6 years.  Strong engineering professional with a A.S. focused in Electrical Engineering from Chattanooga State Technical College, with experience in Instrument Service, Project Estimation, Electrical Wiring, Team Building, and Safety Management Systems. Dan and his wife Debbie, have been married for 41 years.   Interests include yard work, shooting sporting clays and playing Bass Trombone in 25 member Big Band. 

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Bill-Mehaffey-CarotekBill Mehaffey has been an Account Manager with Carotek for over 5 years covering Southwest VA for Pumps & Valves. We are excited to now having him covering the Mechanical Division for Eastern TN along with his SW VA responsibilities. He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from CPCC and is active in the NCRWA.  Bill now lives in Tri Cities TN area but is originally from Charlotte NC.  Bill has been married to his wife now for 6 years. They have 4 kids. Two in College and two in High School. Interests include, traveling, hiking, fishing & live music.

Favorite quote, “A lion never roars after a kill” Dean Smith

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Phil McCracken has been an Account Manager with Carotek for 17 years and in the industry for 34 years.  He enjoys providing solutions and troubleshooting for pump, blower, instrumentation, heat tracing and valve applications.  He is a graduate of Western Carolina with a BASc in Industrial Technology. For enjoyment he enjoys snow skiing, hiking, mountain bike riding and golf. 

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