Carter Machinery

Salem-based Carter Machinery, a Caterpillar Inc. dealer, announced an agreement to acquire the assets of Baltimore-based Alban Tractor Co. Inc. effective Feb. 4, 2020. In connection with the acquisition, Carter Machinery will become the Cat dealer in an expanded service territory that will now include Northern Virginia; Washington D.C.; Maryland; and Delaware.

CarterCon provided equipment owners and operators the opportunity to demo equipment, learn new products and technologies, and explore all of the services available through Carter Machinery beyond the machine purchase. Earlier this year, when Caterpillar challenged its dealers nationwide to host new product introduction events, Carter Machinery's marketing team saw an opportunity to showcase more than new dozers and excavators.

Carter Machinery is the deep-rooted Cat dealer of Virginia and West Virginia. Carter was founded in 1952, continuing the legacy of Caterpillar machines that have served Virginia since 1928. While Carter is extremely proud of its more than 90-year history of going above and beyond for customers, its not resting on its laurels either.

America's quarries supply the rock needed to build the solid foundations of everything from schools to airports to homes. With such an important mission at hand, and with the year 2020 in the not so distant future, you'd think quarries would be streamlined and efficient.

David “Dave” Dean Anderson, 83, passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018. Mr. Anderson was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to so many. He was also a proud veteran who served his country in the Armed Forces of the United States.

After 41 years of service, Tony Nenni retired from Carter Machinery as used equipment manager on Jan. 31. Nenni's reputation in the industry is well known throughout and he will be greatly missed among the ranks at Carter Machinery and beyond, according to the company.

GOMACO Corporation announced the recent appointment of Carter Machinery Company Inc. as the authorized GOMACO distributor of the state of Virginia. Carter will provide sales and service for GOMACO's full line of concrete construction products. The appointment was made by Kent Godbersen, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing, GOMACO Corporation.

Carter Machinery Company Inc. and Caterpillar Global Mining LLC finalized a transaction June 3, 2013, through which Carter acquired from Cat Global Mining its expanded Cat Mining products distribution and support business for Carter’s service territory.

CAT Auction Services held a successful auction with Carter Machinery at Carter’s Richmond, Va., location on Oct.18. Bidders gathered to vie for a variety of equipment and other items for the construction and mining industries and to catch up with friends and colleagues from around the area as well as from out of state.

Carter Machinery Company delivered the first Caterpillar vocational truck sold in the commonwealth to A&W Contractors of Chesapeake, Va. On Dec. 15, 2011, Jim Parker, CEO of Carter Machinery, presented the keys to James Archbell III, president of A&W Contractors at Carter Machinery’s Chesapeake, Va., Power Systems division location.

Caterpillar Inc. has reached an agreement to sell Carter Machinery Company Inc. Carter Machinery is a Caterpillar dealership headquartered in Salem, Va., and has operations and stores covering Virginia and nine counties in southeast West Virginia. The current senior management of Carter Machinery, which led the buy-out of Carter Machinery from Caterpillar, will remain in place.