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For over 75 years, Thompson Machinery has been committed to offering the best in equipment, as well as the most complete, most innovative, customer support services. Founded in Nashville in 1944, Thompson Machinery is the exclusive Caterpillar dealer for Middle Tennessee, West Tennessee, and North Mississippi.
Thompson Machinery serves the broad range of needs for customers in a geographically diverse territory, which encompasses construction, forestry, mining, industrial, governmental and agricultural operations. Additionally, our Thompson Power division serves trucking, marine, and power generation businesses throughout the area and beyond.
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Welcome to Thompson Machinery
Welcome to Thompson Machinery! Since 1944, Thompson has provided equipment solutions to the construction, power generation, and agricultural industries.
Thompson Machinery provides sales, leasing, and rentals, plus parts and service, for the entire Caterpillar product line. We also offer the products of many other manufacturers to meet the needs of specific industries.
Throughout Thompson’s territory, which encompasses middle and western Tennessee and northern Mississippi, we meet our customers’ needs completely and efficiently at 19 branch store locations. With our large new and used equipment inventory, extensive parts inventory and full service capabilities, Thompson is uniquely qualified to satisfy your needs. We call it the “Thompson Advantage”, and our quality products and knowledgeable people are ready to help you succeed.
Summit Constructors is located in Nashville, Tennessee and has been providing site utility and grading services to the Middle Tennessee area since 1987. Their projects vary in size and range from commercial, residential, municipal, industrial, educational and hospitality sites. Check out the partnership between Summit Constructors, Thompson Machinery, and Caterpillar Financial!
— Summit Constructors
Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates—primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel—and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials, including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. Check out how the Thompson Machinery team supports their operations and keeps their Cat machines at maximum productivity!
— Vulcan Materials Company
Watch the video above to learn how the Smith County Landfill in Carthage, TN increased their up-time by 90% and achieved greater compaction after adding the Cat 836K Landfill Compactor to their operation. Plus, with the parts availability and superior service from Thompson Machinery, the landfill is on track to last longer and generate greater revenue.
— Smith County Landfill
Watch the video above to learn how Bi-County Solid Waste Management in Clarksville, TN added 2-3 years to its landfill's lifespan due to Cat equipment compaction rates and advanced GPS technology. The landfill utilizes two Cat 836K Landfill Compactors, one 826K Landfill Compactor, and five Cat 972M Wheel Loaders to maintain its daily operations and reach its target productivity.