Markets We Serve
Carlton-Bates Company, Providing Distribution Solutions Across Industries
For more than 60 years, Carlton-Bates has been a trusted provider of specialized services and solutions and a leading distributor of automation controls and electronic and electromechanical solutions. We carry more than 100,000 products, but are also a recognized partner to many of today’s leading manufactures who rely on our expertise to deliver creative solutions and financially measurable value to their business.
Hazardous Location Solutions
Industrial fires and explosion risks receive the highest attention in the form of standards, codes and engineering regulations from OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), NEC (National Electrical Code) and NEMA. Carlton-Bates has the expertise to help customers in these hazardous markets successfully meet their safety challenges.
Building Automation Solutions
When designing equipment to integrate into the Building Automation arena, you have to be part engineer and part fortune teller. At Carlton-Bates, we provide OEMS with the most up-to-date components, controls and services to communicate with legacy and current BAS equipment and platforms.
It comes as no surprise that electronic components produce heat when in use. Regardless of the elements or processes, measurable amounts of heat can be detrimental to all electronic components.
CBC develops Medical and Pharmaceutical application solutions to address the unique needs of your business. We can help you evaluate and design solutions using the right combination of components from well-known manufacturers.
CBC supplies top-tier products and value-added services to Equipment OEM, Industrial MRO, Government, and Utility customers. As a subsidiary of WESCO Distribution, Carlton-Bates Company is part of the federal critical infrastructure under CISA’s March 19, 2020 memorandum on Critical Infrastructure Supply during COVID-19 Response. We stand ready to supply products and services with priority to all essential businesses that are part of the Department of Homeland Security CISA critical infrastructure.
Just how connected do you need to be? As an OEM, we know you rely on feedback from equipment to meet the demands of clients. Remaining relevant in the market is crucial. Carlton-Bates Company has the products and services to meet those demands. IIoT requirements increase daily, so Carlton-Bates partners with the top manufacturers in that field to provide critical data-sharing components to the markets we serve.
Machine Builders Solutions
Carlton-Bates understands that your machine is unique. Our products fit a wide range of Machine Builder applications such as lathes, automatic labelers, automatic gluing and dispensing, welding robots, and hydraulic press brakes.
Object and People Moving Solutions
Whether you are focused on lifts for accessibility, commercial elevators and escalators, or parking garages of the future, CBC has the right solutions. CBC can provide the components and assembly build capabilities for your standard or unique applications.
Material Handling Solutions
CBC has the component and assembly build capabilities needed to support your material handling needs – regardless of the materials your equipment is conveying, lifting, or loading. From standard applications to those that require unique solutions, CBC can supply the right services for your project needs.
Industrial Automation Solutions
CBC provides everything you need for industrial automation, process control, and motor control applications. Look to CBC to fill your complete bill of materials for a project or for plant maintenance and operations.
CBC provides the equipment that you need for the railway industry. From constructing machinery that needs to meet DOT standards to maintenance equipment, our breadth of products will help you complete the job.
Process Automation Solutions
Whether you are making cement, creating pharmaceuticals, drilling into sheet metal, or processing wastewater, the right components are at CBC. By providing a breadth of products from leading equipment manufacturers, you can find what you need in one place.
Food and Beverage Solutions
When looking to for equipment that is compliant with FDA & USDA manufacturing processes, CBC is here to help. We can help design and build a solution using the right combination of components from well-known food and beverage equipment manufacturers.
Surface Transportation Solutions
Get the products needed to build the high demand vehicles of today’s SurTran market. Whether you are looking for a specific switch for agricultural equipment or sensors for autonomous self-guided vehicles, CBC has a solution for you.
Oil and Gas Solutions
CBC provides the right components to help build equipment compliant with oil and gas related manufacturing. Our product offerings fit a wide range of applications extending from exploration equipment and blenders to hydraulics and everything in between.
Contact us to learn more about how CBC can help you.
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