Why Carter Machinery

Your Success is Our Mission

For nearly a century, Carter Machinery has focused on helping our customers and team members achieve their highest levels of success. This singular mission has propelled us from humble beginnings in southwest Virginia to today’s Mid-Atlantic footprint of 30-plus locations spanning Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. 

Backed by a team of over 2,000 dedicated professionals, we sell, rent, and support the full line of Caterpillar equipment, engines, and electric power generation systems with the best parts availability, most diverse rental fleet, and an unparalleled service team working to keep your machines up and running. Whether you’re an owner/operator or have a fleet of equipment, you can rely on Carter Machinery to provide you with timely parts and service support to maximize your uptime and keep you on the job – all while respecting your budget.

While traditional parts and service support and machine sales and rentals are important starting points, our intent is to be an integral customer partner by employing the latest technologies, data insights, and application expertise to maximize machine uptime and return on investment. Through this partnership, we understand that every customer is unique and defines their own “highest level of success.” No matter how you personally define it, remember one thing: Your Success is Our Mission. Now, LET’S GET TO WORK!

Serving a Wide Range of Industries

With hundreds of diverse products in our new, used, and rental offerings, we proudly serve the following industries:

  • Earthmoving
  • Paving
  • Forestry and Recycling
  • Mining
  • Electric Power Generation
  • Marine
  • Gas Compression
  • Industrial Engines
Your Success is Our Mission