Process Equipment Distribution and Fabrication
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 2018 listed at # 66.
Our Products & Services
Carotek is a process pump, control valve, steam/air/hydronics and process automation instrumentation distributor with a product offering that includes over 65 nationally recognized manufacturers of instrumentation, 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, equipment 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 facility in Charlotte, NC 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 present staff of 165 employees is highly trained in their individual technical area of expertise and they undergo frequent state-of-the-art training. We also have additional offices in Virginia, Tennessee & Georgia.
Carotek's Leadership Team consists of seasoned industry professionals with a lifetime of experience in the business.
Carotek News & Views - published bimonthly, keeps you updated on the process solutions industry for North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Eastern Tennessee.
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Carotek serves Industrial, Commercial and Municipal customers such as Chemical, Power & Energy, Pulp & Paper, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, Paints, Water Treatment, Adhesives, Institutional and Heating & Cooling.
Customer Testimonial Videos
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Georgia office of Carotek offers extensive lines of instrumentation, pumps and valves, process skids, control panels, seal pots, pump & blower packages, valve automation, field service, calibration, repairs and training.
Carotek has a long-standing involvement with Tennessee businesses. When you do business with Carotek, you do business in Tennessee.
Carotek is headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina (just outside Charlotte) and we have experience working with customers throughout both North and South Carolina.