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Our Mission and Purpose

To be our customers’ first choice for refrigeration solutions. Providing optimal service to our customers is a top priority. We aim to achieve 100% satisfaction, building a strong, loyal and ever-expanding customer base.

Carter Retail Equipment Ltd is a member of Carter Thermal Industries, a privately owned group of companies established in Birmingham, UK since 1945. Carter Retail Equipment Ltd (CRE) provides its customer base with a total solution for refrigerated display equipment, cold storage and door systems. It is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading suppliers in this field and offers a complete service including production, project management, installation and after-care, as well as bespoke design for customers with specialised requirements.

2004 saw the completion of a state-of-the-art, 140,000 sq. ft. production facility in the Kitts Green area of the city of Birmingham for its refrigerated display case operation. This major £12 million investment houses the latest manufacturing technology and is evidence of Carter Retail’s commitment to its customers.

Carter continues to upgrade and develop the nearby Coldstore production site to support its future expansion plans.

Carter Thermal Industries Group (CTI)

Founded in 1945, Carter Thermal Industries has grown to become one of the most substantial and respected privately owned engineering groups within the UK. The group’s manufacturing operations combine engineering expertise with innovation to remain at the leading edge of technology.

Contracting operations excel through design, engineering and management skills. Whilst sound engineering experience and up to date understanding of technical developments provide the basis for the care and maintenance operations.

BSI Certfication

Carter Thermal Industries


Get to know the the history of Carter and find out a bit more about how it became one of the world’s biggest names in refrigeration

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Our range of Energy-efficient remote and integral display cases are ideally suited to the supermarket environment and tailored to meet your needs

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Design / R&D

We’re proud of our design and R&D department at Carter Retail, learn about our skills and bespoke design services here

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Our state-of-the-art manufacturing plant houses the latest technology and is evidence of Carter’s continual investment in UK manufacturing

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