OEM - Carlton-Bates
Two industry leaders. One total solutions provider.
With our wide selection of OEM electronic and electromechanical products, value-added services, and extensive distribution network, WESCO and Carlton-Bates Company can help customers lower supply chain costs and increase operational efficiencies through extra effort customer service.
What you need. Delivered.
In 1957, Carlton-Bates Company opened its doors to supply electronic components and equipment to the growing industrial plants of the United States and Mexico. The company evolved, expanding its geographical footprint, and built its capabilities to service the industrial customer for both their high-tech product and logistical needs.
The high-tech revolution not only brought electronics to manufacturing plants, but to hospitals, utilities, government installations, construction, and all types of business. Carlton-Bates Company was well-positioned to grow with its customers.
Today, we provide the industry’s most complete offering of world-class electronic and electromechanical products. Through our strong vendor relationships, value-added services, and supply chain programs, Carlton-Bates delivers the best solutions for your ever-changing needs.
Evolving with our customers
Today, Carlton-Bates provides products, customized solutions and unbeatable service to leading electronic and industrial OEMs and to industrial plant designers, engineers and operators in a variety of business sectors. Whether you need electronic and electromechanical supplies, industrial control and automation products and solutions, or industrial safety equipment, we can help.
In addition to serving our customers through a core distribution of electromechanical, electronics and automation components, Carlton-Bates also provides you with a strong value-added offering. Our value-added solutions are literally tailored to your specific needs. We think, if every industry is different, why shouldn’t we offer products reflecting that? It’s all about providing your company with integrated solutions to meet – and exceed – your expectations.
With dedicated assembly facilities in the U.S. and Mexico, Carlton-Bates provides outsourced assembly services for our partnered customers, saving you time, money, and resources. In addition to local consultative support, Carlton-Bates offers a vast inventory of product solutions from more than 360 authorized manufacturers. We service a broad spectrum of end markets with an array of products such as sensors, switches, relays, circuit breakers, contactors, wire/cable management, power supplies, terminal blocks, and connectors.
We creatively reduce inefficiencies and waste in your supply chain by coordinating business strategies and managing resources for your competitive advantage. Carlton-Bates provides you with a more capable, efficient, and stable supply base regardless of the product or industry. We are committed to reducing your total costs, decreasing your time to market, and improving the quality and innovation of your manufacturing process. Manufacturing excellence is a moving target, and we are ready to help you reach it.
The latest solutions
Carlton-Bates partners with the industry’s leading manufacturers of sensor and automation solutions. We commit the resources necessary to ensure that you have the best technical products and service available today. Let Carlton-Bates introduce you to the latest sensor and automation solutions.
Commitment to the customer
Carlton-Bates is committed to being your total solutions provider. We’ll prove to you that our relationships with the industry’s best manufacturers and our value-added services can produce significant cost savings. Our products are assembled to meet customers’ specifications and scheduled delivery dates. We pride ourselves on providing high-quality products at competitive prices. Our quality control program ensures consistent quality and product delivery.