Based in Michigan, USA, Carter has been manufacturing a diverse range of premium-quality cam followers for over 60 years.

From their standard range of off-the-shelf cam followers, cam yoke rollers, and Hi-Roller track products, to their premium services producing bespoke bearings to the strictest specifications, Carter has consistently proven their commitment to providing premium products that put the customer first.

This industry innovator has been working for over 60 years, providing the best products on the market. They were the first to manufacture Neverlube, as well as stainless steel, chrome-plated and Polycoated bearings. With an enviable track record in producing high-precision, high-quality products, Carter is proud to be recognizable industry leaders in the quality, accuracy, and longevity of their products.

Product longevity is a critical aspect of every Carter product, with its long service life directly resulting in cost savings and reduced downtime. With standard ranges of needle bearing cam followers, cam yoke rollers, Hi-Roller idle rollers, and track rollers available in large stock inventories in the USA and Europe, Carter can provide instant access to high-precision bearings that can be dispatched quickly and efficiently for next-day delivery.

Over sixty years’ worth of proven, high-quality manufacturing.

A diverse range of standardised products available from a large stock inventory in the USA and Europe.

Industry-beating production lead times on all custom bearings.

Carter remains a family owned business that puts you, our customer, at the very centre of everything that makes up the business. For more than 60 years the Carter business has revolved around exceptional customer service and satisfaction. Carter products have been manufactured with equal amounts of precision and pride for more than 60 years, manufactured in the USA to the highest quality standards using only the very best materials available in the USA. As a result, we continue to take pride in supplying you with the highest quality track roller products in the industry.

Established in 1959, Carter has been manufacturing high-precision, high-quality bearings for the American industrial market for over 60 years and remains a proud family business. As the proven industry leader for custom and special bearings, Carter provides cost-effective solutions that benefit both customers and their equipment.


With state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment including computer-aided design and machining, Carter uses cutting-edge technology and a rigorous inspection process in every stage of production to provide their customers with only the best precision bearings on the market.  


Based in Grand Haven, Michigan, ‘Made in the USA’ is more than just a slogan to Carter. It stands for an unparalleled dedication to quality and customer service. With all manufacturing, engineering, inventory, and sales teams in the same location, Carter can provide the very best support in all aspects of their product from engineering queries to industry-beating production lead times.


One measure of Carter's commitment to quality is their move into the aerospace sector and the establishment of Carter Aerospace Bearings, Inc.. This AS9100-certified company  is now supplying customers in the commercial aerospace,  defence, and space exploration markets. For more information on this new development, please view their manufacturing capabilities here.

The relationship between our UK and US companies began in 1999 with the European company winning the exclusive European distribution agreement for Carter Manufacturing Inc. products and subsequently adopting the Carter name.

For over 20 years, this relationship has continued to strengthen as both companies have grown and developed into the industry leaders we are today. Now both the European and American markets are provided with the highest-quality track roller bearings and customer service.

This partnership has also enabled enhanced product innovation, enabling clients to surpass their design expectations and provide cutting-edge solutions for a variety of applications in a range of industries. These include, but are not limited to nuclear decommissioning robotics, linear devices in ultra-high vacuum (UHV), locking mechanisms on military vehicles, oil and gas, space docking mechanisms, and aerospace seating. Take a look at our case studies today to explore just some of the ways our clients are using Carter Bearings.

Innovation and quality are at the heart of what Carter stands for. Their absolute dedication to customer service and awareness of industry needs has meant that they have been the first to produce a variety of now standard products, including stainless steel cam followers, cam yoke trailer track rollers, the innovative Neverlube product, Polycoated bearings, and corrosion-resistant chrome-plated products. 


The longstanding partnership between Carter in Europe and the US means that wherever you are, we can offer you the same exemplary, cost-effective solutions that extend bearing life and capabilities. Get in touch with the team today to find out more.


As a family-owned business manufacturing in the USA, Carter counts you, the customer, as its priority. With all products produced to the highest quality standards, using a structure and process that has been developed over 60 years, we take pride in supplying you with the highest quality track roller products in the industry.

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Carter Manufacturing Co. has been delivering tailored solutions to a diverse customer base for more than a half century.  Constant investment in state-of-the-art technologies have enabled us to provide competitive pricing on both small and large volume orders while maintaining industry leading quality and lead times.  We proudly manufacture in the United States, converting top-quality raw material into precision finished product, with an emphasis on customer service.  For the past two decades our partnership with Carter UK has fostered our mutual growth by opening new markets for our expertly crafted bearing solutions.

Jeff Berry, President, Carter Manufacturing Inc

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