Thompson is honored to have a wide range of customers, of different sizes and serving many industries. We are happy to share their stories. Click on the company names below to learn more about our customers and the work they do.
J.J. FERGUSON COMPANIES
Jesse James Ferguson – known affectionately as “J.J.” by family and friends, was only 16 years old when he started his Greenwood, MS-based business in 1941. With dedication and hard work throughout a 64-year career, he built his company into one of Mississippi’s best-known suppliers and transporters of sand and gravel and pre-stress concrete beams. Gerald Johnson is the firm’s longtime Heavy Equipment Manager.
Bill Stuart’s growing construction firm is known for a wide range of projects – from commercial and metal buildings to electrical work and light industry developments. His company has built more than a dozen large hangars at the Tullahoma (TN) Municipal Airport.
RALPH JONES SHEET METAL, INC.
This family-owned Arlington, Tennessee firm, which specializes in the use of architectural sheet metal, has left its mark on some on the most striking buildings in the Southeast. As they tackle projects large and small, in varying site conditions, Ralph Jones Sheet Metal finds that renting from The Cat Rental Store gives them the flexibility they require.
In the city of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, the Public Works Department stays busy with a full schedule of paving, repair, and maintenance work. In an area which has seen multiple serious floods, Director Jerry Smith and his crew constructed a major storm drain system improvement project through the heart of the city.
In the rolling hills of Smith County, Tennessee, Jeff and Joe Kemp and their families have established both a thriving cattle farm and a respected construction business. Kemp Brothers Construction works on commercial jobs which include many utility district projects.
Sports events are a big part of campus life at Ole Miss in Oxford, Mississippi. A full schedule of football, basketball, and baseball games and other events create ever-changing temporary power needs; the Athletics Department relies on Thompson Power to provide their rental equipment.
Cook’s Nursery & Landscaping in Clarksville, Tennessee has evolved from a small residential and commercial landscape contractor into a major resource for site development work. Under Patrick Cook’s leadership, the firm started by his father has grown to become an important presence on many high-profile construction projects in Montgomery County and the surrounding area.
Buddy Prisock was born and raised on a farm in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, and stayed to establish a successful landscaping/construction firm right in his hometown of Starkville. Prisock Dirt Construction, LLC is one of the area’s predominant resources for site preparation and pipeline/utility work.
In Tupelo, Mississippi, Conditioned Air, Inc. offers a full package of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing services for projects which include governmental, health care, industrial and church facilities. Partner Michael Green relies on The Cat Rental Store to provide the right equipment to fit needs which change from job to job.
As owner of Johnson Construction Co. in Savannah, Tennessee, Mitchael Johnson has followed in his grandfather’s and father’s footsteps by providing quality grading work in the Pickwick Dam and Lake area of southwest Tennessee. His fleet of equipment includes a wide variety of Cat machines.
Magnolia Underground Construction Inc., located in Byhalia, Mississippi, is a prominent resource for municipal, commercial, and residential projects in metropolitan Memphis. Owner Kevin Hurley talks about a siphon replacement project on the Wolf River.