Leading producer of badminton rackets and shuttlecocks, Carlton was established in 1946. Introducing advancements to badminton such as designing and manufacturing the first all metal rackets, a new era of badminton equipment was born. Carlton is always pushing for development and new technologies working with elite players including Olympic silver medalist Nathan Robertson. Many leading international players entrust their badminton equipment to Carlton, and the company claims to have sold more nylon shuttlecocks than any other brand.