Carr Hardware is a locally owned independent hardware and industrial supplier. Carr serves homeowners, contractors, commercial customers, institutions and government agencies throughout the state of Massachusetts, Connecticut and surrounding areas of New York State and Vermont. In addition, Carr is a supplier for the Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium and one of the select vendors that hold a statewide industrial and builder's contract with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO). With over 40,000 items in stock, Carr offers over 40,000 different products including paint, tools, hardware, electrical, plumbing, outdoor living and lawn and garden and so much more. Originally founded by Sam Carr in 1928, the company was purchased by the Raser family in 1962 and day-to-day operations are still handled by Marshall and his son, Bart. Carr Hardware has built a successful regional business and employs over 100 people within its footprint. Each location offers years of specialty experience, allowing Carr to provide expert advice and quality service to their customers. This has been the foundation of their business since opening their doors over 80 years ago.