Recent news articles and press releases relating to Carter Machinery are provided below. Media queries can be directed to the Marketing Department at 540.387.1111.

    South Hill Open House


    The construction is over!  For the past year, Carter Machinery has been consolidating both of it’s South Hill locations into one.  By building a new shop facility we are now able to support both our construction and forestry customers under one...more

    Roanoke Rental Store is Moving to Salem.



    Effective August 4th:
    To better serve our customers needs, our Roanoke Cat Rental Store facility will be relocating to Carter Machinery’s corporate headquarters in Salem.


    2_12_14 Winter Storm Pax

    Emergency Response Request

    Carter Machinery has professionals standing-by to handle emergency power needs as the result of Winter Storm Pax.


    07/25/2013 - Carter Machinery Is Now Virginia’s Blue Bird Dealer

     “The signing of a first-class dealer such as Carter Machinery provides Blue Bird customers with outstanding sales, parts and service support throughout Virginia,” said Phil Horlock, Blue Bird president and CEO.  “Carter Machinery has been a leading equipment, parts and service provider for over...more

    6-1-13 Carter Machinery Acquires Expanded Cat Mining Product Line



    Carter Machinery Acquires Distribution Business for Expanded Mining Product Line from Caterpillar

    Acquisition is part of Caterpillar’s transition of sales and support of former Bucyrus products to worldwide dealers


    SALEM, VA – Carter Machinery...more

    12/13/12 - Carter Machinery Customer Wins $10,000 Prize


    Doswell, VA - On Thursday, November 8, 2012, Carter Machinery and Caterpillar Representatives traveled to Lot Scapes,
    a Carter Machinery customer, to present owners Mark and Candy Eubank with a $10,000, pre-paid Cat Financial
    Commercial Account Card. 

    Lot Scapes, a...more

    7/1/2014 -Tropical Storm Arthur Support

    Emergency Response Request

    Carter Machinery has professionals standing-by to handle emergency power needs as the result of Tropical Storm Arthur.


    10/4/12 - An Event With Mitt Romney - Friday, October 5th

    Carter Machinery was proud to host Mitt Romney, as well as thousands of his supporters at our Abingdon Store on Friday, October 5th. Video of this event can be viewed on C-Span using this link.

    This is Mitt Romney's second visit to Carter Machinery while on the campaign trail.  On June 26th, he...more

    10/1/12 - Diesel Track Oakwood Educates High School Students On Diesel Careers

    October 1, 2012

    OAKWOOD, VA – On Wednesday, September 26, nearly 100 area high school students attended “Diesel Track”, an event hosted by Carter Machinery to showcase the benefits of a career as a diesel technician, as well as the path required to get there.


    8/8/12 - Carter Customers Enter NASCAR Contest

    Help us support the six Carter customers that entered Caterpillar’s NASCAR contest.  View their entries and vote for your favorites using the links below.  Don't wait!  Voting ends on August 17, 2012.


    SJW Commercial Concrete, LLC – Midlothian, VA

    Hopewell Iron & Metal Company,...more

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