FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7/1/2022
Carlton Group, a premier provider of industrial weighing and measuring services, has announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of Everest Scale, Inc., a locally owned and globally connected weighing solutions firm headquartered in South Carolina.
Everest Scale, Inc. is an accredited provider of Industrial, Food Retail, and Laboratory Weighing Solutions in the Upstate of South Carolina. Founded in 1933 as Edgar B. Heape & Son, Everest Scale has over 80 years of industry experience and is the oldest Mettler-Toledo Distributorship in North America.
Carlton Group, dba Carlton Scale, which has sold, serviced and designed all types of weighing instruments, scales, and controls since 1946, recently expanded the range of its industrial service, sales and automation solutions portfolio by bringing ES Hoisting Solutions into the fold In November 2021, followed by the addition of Crews Crane Training International (CCTI) in January 2022.
“With this acquisition”, says Chris Trevey, fifteen-year owner of Carlton Group, “we’re able to further expand the depth of our core industrial weighing business through the addition of a company that aligns perfectly with us. When combined with last year’s addition of ES Hoisting Solutions, and then CCTI earlier this year, we believe that we will be able to serve our customers in a manner that is truly unique.”
“The team from Everest is an ideal fit with both our core mission and our culture,” adds Trevey. “We both have a very long and successful partnership with Mettler Toledo, and we’ve worked together as industry partners for decades while enjoying a great relationship serving our communities and customers.”
“We’re very excited by the synergy this combination of great companies will create”, says Eddie Seigler III, Everest’s president and CEO for the past 28 years, and only the third owner in the company’s 80+ years of operation. “The strategic priorities of our businesses are highly interconnected, with a commitment to continuous improvement and ongoing investment in our people, processes and technology to support our customers.
As one of the largest Mettler-Toledo Distributors in North America, Carlton Group is the premier provider of industrial weighing and customized automation solutions. Now with the addition of Greenville, SC, the company has eleven fully staffed branches, ten of which are Mettler-Toledo distributors located in Charlotte, Greensboro, and Greenville, NC; Knoxville and Kingsport, TN; Roanoke, Richmond and Chesapeake, VA; and in Salisbury, MD which services the entire Delmarva Peninsula and Delaware. In addition, a fully staffed Crane & Hoist Division is headquartered in Morristown, TN.
More information on Everest Scale, Inc. can be found at https://everestscale.com.