Carling Technologies has four ISO registered manufacturing facilities, employs over 2200 people and enjoys a worldwide network of sales and distribution of its productions.
Founder, Arthur Carling, established Carling Tool and Machine Company located in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. As a skilled toolmaker, his work was specific to tool, dies and special machinery.
Arthur Carling and Carling Tool & Machine were known for creating many tools, dies and special machinery.
Carling Tool and Machine Company’s first manufactured product was a duster brush. This handheld brush was made for home and factory use.
March 6, 1944
Due to the emerging electrical industry, Arthur Carling legally changed the name of the company to Carling Electric Inc.
Founder, Arthur Carling was succeeded as President by his son, Arthur Richard Carling.
November 1, 1950
Headquarters moves to New Park Avenue, West Hartford, CT, USA from the previous Asylum Street, Hartford location.
Arthur Richard Carling was succeeded as President by his brother-in-law, Wesley T. Sorenson.
Carling makes its first step towards global expansion. March 27th, 1969.
Manufacturing facility opens in Matamoros, Mexico. After 9 years of operation this location moved its facility to Matahuela, Mexico in November 1978.
Richard Sorenson, Sr., son of Wesley Sorenson, joined the company in 1969 and succeeded his father as President in 1975. Richard Sorenson, grandson of the founder, continues to lead the growth of Carling Technologies as President.
Worldwide Headquarters moves to 60 Johnson Avenue, Plainville, CT, USA from the previous West Hartford location.
Europe/Middle East/Africa Headquarters opens in Exeter, Devon, England. First parcel of land was purchased in Exeter in 1988 and the second parcel of land was purchased in 2003.
September 1, 2000
Carling legally changed the name of the company to
Carling Technologies Inc.
Richard W. Sorenson, Jr., Executive VP, SVP North/South Americas Operations
Richard started in 10/21/2001 as Director of Strategic Markets.
Jennifer S. Buddenhagen, Executive VP, SVP Global Marketing
Jennifer started in 09/06/1999 as Director of Marketing.
Christopher T. Sorenson, Executive VP, SVP International Sales
Christopher started in 11/15/2004 as Director of International Sales.
Moritz Corporation was acquired in 2004. Integrated marine side and spun off Aerospace division in 2012.