Tencarva Machinery Company Expands Its Charleston Branch Office Facility


The Charleston Branch Office of Tencarva Machinery Company, a Greensboro headquartered distributor of pumps, compressors and related accessories, more than tripled its space when it recently expanded its facility, according to David Lee, Charleston Branch Office manager.

The new office, in Suite #101 at 2460 Remount Road, has 4,360 square feet of space, housing five offices and an open area, plus 2,900 square feet of warehouse and shop area. Previously, the Charleston Branch Office, located in Suite #107, was housed in 1,750 square feet for two offices, warehouse and shop.

Lee points out, “We were really overcrowded and needed more office space and a bigger pump shop. With the addition, we have been able to add a new equipment repairer, Philip McIntire. We are hoping to expand our pump repair business. And this additional space does give us extra warehouse space for inventory.”

Helping David to oversee this project were Harrell Crawford, Tencarva’s vice president in Columbia, S.C., and Ed Pearce, Tencarva’s controller in the Greensboro, N.C., headquarters office.

Pearce points out, “The Charleston office has been in the same location since the office opened in 1989. As their sales volume, particularly repairs, has steadily increased the last several years, David has been looking for new space. We are excited that he has finally found a space that will allow the Charleston Branch Office to grow their service business.”

Harrell adds, “ We had been looking for larger location for a few years and are delighted that we found this place. One of the main criteria for the new location was that it be in same immediate area. The area is convenient for all and several customers are easily accessed from here as well.”

About Tencarva Machinery

Tencarva Machinery Company is a distributor specializing in liquid process, compressed air, vacuum equipment and custom-designed systems for the industrial and municipal marketplace. Tencarva is dedicated to providing the highest quality process machinery, coupled with superior customer service and integrity.

Tencarva Machinery Company recently was ranked 37th by the national publication, Industrial Distribution, in its “2008 Big 50” list of top U.S. headquartered distributors, based on sales and earnings. The firm also was listed as 13th in the “2008 Fast 50” listing of the Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area, and ranked 59th in the 2008 “North Carolina 100” listing of the largest privately owned companies in the state published in the October 2008 issue of Business North Carolina.

Founded in 1978, Tencarva Machinery is committed to providing superior service by supplying innovative engineering assistance, professional equipment selection, competitive deliveries and parts availability, and preventive maintenance and repair services to all its customers. Tencarva has 22 branches in eight states, including Arkansas, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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