Company Profile

Tate Engineering Systems, Inc. is a full service solution provider for mechanical equipment and systems in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. We offer energy savings and green solutions for mechanical systems, which include Boilers, HVAC, Air Compressors, Pumps and Filtration Systems.


Tate Engineering and Supply Company was founded in 1924 by William J. Tate, as a manufacturer’s representative of replacement boiler parts, Tate provided this equipment to the various merchant ships that called on the Port of Baltimore.

– Robert L. Tate, son of the original owner, took over the Company upon the death of his father. Since that time the company trading as Tate Engineering Systems, Inc. has undergone a significant growth.

– The company transferred ownership to a partnership controlled by Daniel R. Baker and his wife Pat, daughter of Robert L. Tate, thus continuing the Tate family involvement for yet another generation.

– In June of 2018, Alec Baker, the great-grandson of William Tate, took over the role of President & CEO bringing Tate into its 4th generation of leadership.

Geographical Territory

Tate Engineering Systems, Inc. operates on the United States East Coast, which consists of the following states:

  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware
  • New Jersey
  • District of Colum
TATE Offices are located in:
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aston, Pennsylvania
  • Washington, DC / Northern Virginia
  • Richmond, Virginia
  • Roanoke, Virginia
  • Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Salisbury, Maryland

The primary markets served by Tate Engineering Systems, Inc. include:

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Power Generation
  • Institutional
  • Utilities
  • Food and Beverage
  • Agricultural
  • Water and Wastewater
  • Local and Federal Government
  • Military


Tate Engineering Systems, Inc. is organized in a matrix structure with seven offices throughout the mid-Atlantic area. Everyone is guided by our Core Values – Cooperative, Competent, Respectful, Proactive, Resourceful, Trustworthy, and Communicative. Each office provides local service for virtually any mechanical system as well as access to technical experts company wide. Our energy efficient solutions and products improve energy efficiencies and optimize operations for facilities. Tate provides green, LEED and energy solutions to help customers obtain their energy, environmental and sustainability goals. Our goal is to provide The Right People, The Right Solutions, Right Now!


The basic operating philosophy of Tate Engineering Systems, Inc. is:

“Customer loyalty builds profitability and growth. Customer loyalty is the direct result of continuous customer satisfaction”

It is the objective of Tate Engineering Systems, Inc. to continuously exceed expectations of its customers. To that end, Tate has delegated the responsibility of developing and nurturing a culture of customer satisfaction to each employee, there by providing service levels expected by customers in the many geographical regions serviced. Through a program of education, training, measurement and recognition we are seeking to enhance and employ exceptional customer service as our most powerful competitive advantage.

This commitment to continued training helps us keep our excellent safety record, and most importantly, our employees and facilities safe.

Tate's Management Commitment to Safety »


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3921 Vero Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21227

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