Carlton-Bates Company


Many distributors to OEMs boast their own LEAN solutions for their clients. Carlton-Bates Company,  however, offers a unique combination of engineering, manufacturing and LEAN consulting, along with strategic relationships that include a network of more than 300 component suppliers, to help OEMs optimize the supply chain process. 

Founded in 1957 as a supplier of electronic components and equipment to the growing industrial plants of Arkansas, Carlton-Bates has evolved into a provider of specialized services and a leading distributor of electromechanical, electronic,  automation and control products. It boasts OEM and MRO clients throughout the United States and operates more than 30 sales and distribution offices around the world. 


Carlton-Bates Company