A Purple Cat Haul Truck

Purple Haul Truck Rebuild is a First for Carter Machinery

SALEM, VA. – January 26, 2022. Carter Machinery recently completed a unique machine rebuild that is unlike any of the 1,000-plus other rebuilds the company has completed over the years for customers. “Rockydale Quarries, headquartered in Roanoke, Va., wanted to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer in honor of two of its employees,” explains Chris Wood,…

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A video production set focused on a Carter Cat employee

Carter Machinery Launches Video Series Highlighting Career Opportunities

SALEM, VA. – January 25, 2022. To help bolster the company’s recruiting efforts, Carter Machinery is debuting a series of videos produced over the last several months that highlight team members and their roles within the company. Carter’s goal in producing the videos is to help attract the right people to the company, because recruiting,…

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4 men checking out a Cat machine

92 Year-Old Former Bulldozer Operator Realizes a Dream

PRINCETON, W.V. – January 24, 2022. Nathan Riddle, a 92-year-old former bulldozer operator and machine technician, recently realized a dream of seeing one of the largest bulldozers on the market today – the Cat® D11 – with a little help from his friends at Carter Machinery. As a contractor, Riddle helped build many area highways…

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Make the Most of Your Cat® Investment with a Customer Value Agreement (CVA).

Cat® has an enduring reputation for quality, reliable machines, and it also brings benefits that extend beyond the time of purchase. Customer Value Agreements (CVAs) ensure your machine’s life is extended to the furthest. It provides advanced care and oversite to maximize the profitability of your machines with little to no stress for you, keeping…

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Carter Con Aerial Shot

Carter Con Makes Believers Out of Cat Operators

Equipment operators got up close and personal with Caterpillar’s biggest and baddest machines at the 2019 Carter Con Expo and Operator Challenge in September. This inaugural event – hosted September 12 at Meadow Event Park in Doswell, Virginia – showcased Cat’s latest equipment and technologies, as well as Carter Machinery’s services. One of the centerpieces…

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Rental Skid Steers

Five Things to Consider When Selecting A Skid Steer

Versatility is king on many job sites, with contractors needing machines that perform a variety of tasks on a project. Enter the skid steer loader – one of the most versatile and maneuverable machines on any site. To maximize the return on your investment, you’ll want to make some important considerations into your business before…

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Portable Generators

Providing Power To Get Through Hurricane Dorian Recovery

Now that Hurricane Dorian has come and gone in Virginia, many of us are cleaning up in its wake. Nearly 50,000 people were without power in southeastern Virginia shortly after the storm, which hit the state with winds up to 83 miles per hour and more than 3.6” of rain near the coast. With 16…

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Clamboat Marine Engine

A Faster, Cleaner ‘Way of Life’

Looking for quieter, faster and cleaner outings on your boat? Carter Machinery can do that. We recently repowered an engine on a 1999 Carman Deadrise 40-foot clam boat named Way of Life. The owner was looking for a quieter, stronger performance than it was getting with its 420bhp marine engine. We upgraded the Way of…

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Boat Gauges

Re-Powering The ‘Pammy’

Carter Machinery knows the grueling nature of the marine environment can make your boat’s engine a shadow of its former self. We take pride in putting new life into your old vessel. We recently re-powered a 1988 Ocean Yacht Super Sport 48-foot vessel named Pammy located in Fisherman’s Wharf Marina in Virginia Beach. The owner…

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Next Gen Cat Excavators

Next Generation Cat® Equipment Sets New Standard In Productivity

The next generation of Cat® equipment is here, ready to boost job site productivity levels everywhere. Innovative technology is redefining what you, the customer, should expect from dozers, motor graders, excavators, mini excavators, and more. You should expect technology that provides better fuel efficiency on machines with significantly fewer rotating parts, which results in less…

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