Construction Equipment Rental

Welcome to the Cat Rental Store

Thompson Machinery provides access to a broad selection of rental equipment, related products and services to a diverse range of industries.
It’s our focus to deliver the flexible, cost-effective rental solution necessary to help your business increase productivity while reducing owning and operating expenses.

We carry one of the largest rental fleets in the country including low-hour, meticulously maintained articulated trucks, skid steer loaders, hydraulic excavators and virtually any other type of compact or heavy equipment. In addition to our selection of both Cat® and Allied manufactured machines, we also offer an extensive inventory of rental power systems and site support equipment ranging from backup and primary generator sets, temperature control and air compressors to lift trucks, aerial work platforms and work tool attachments.

Heavy Equipment

Our heavy equipment rental inventory includes articulated trucks, skid steer loaders, excavators and more. All machines have low hours and are diligently serviced throughout their operational life by our team of factory-trained technicians.

Whether it’s for construction, landscaping, agriculture, material handling or any other application, we are the Cat equipment rental experts. Let us provide you with a machine that delivers performance and productivity at a low operating cost — follow the links on this page to request a quote.

Site Support Equipment

In addition to heavy machinery, we also carry one of the widest ranges of site support construction equipment for rent in TN and MS. Choose from backup generators by Cat, portable compressors by Sullair, aerial lifts by Genie and more. Whether you’re repairing utility lines, working in a remote location or doing the important job of keeping our infrastructure in good condition, we can put together a package that will help you get what you need to do done safely and efficiently.


Cat machines are a versatile choice for any job, in part because of the large number of attachments available for them. When you need a heavy machine rental in MS or TN, only Thompson Machinery can complement your purchase with a great selection of hydraulic hammers and other work tools. Keep your equipment costs low and get the most use out of your rental with Cat attachments. Contact our office directly for more information.

Power Systems

We also offer an extensive rental fleet made up of current, state of the art equipment. Whether it’s supplying reliable temporary power and distribution, mobile temperature control, water pumps, or compressed air products and accessories, we are the premier source for all your temporary requirements.

Need help with short-term electrical power generation, temporary temperature control systems, emergency power generation and quality air compression equipment? Thompson Power is ready to work with you to determine your exact requirements, recommend appropriate equipment for your unique need, then deliver the units to your location and provide expert set up with after installation support. For more information on renting Electric Power, Temperature Control and Air Compression equipment, please contact one of
our Power Systems rental specialists by phone or online.

Greg Moore – Rentals/Middle Tennessee   (615) 417-7777
Keary Hartunian  – Rentals/West Tennessee & Northern Mississippi   (901) 626-9536

Nashville’s Equipment Rental Experts

When you rent construction equipment or any other heavy machinery, you need to know the unit you choose will deliver reliable performance in any application. Thompson Machinery offers around-the-clock support for clients in Nashville, Memphis, Greenwood and throughout our service area. We’ll ensure your rental stays working its best with on-site preventative maintenance and emergency repairs when something goes wrong. One call is all it takes to have a mobile service van dispatched to your location.

Construction Equipment Rentals for All Applications

From heavy duty to light duty, you can get it all at the Thompson Cat Rental Store. Whatever your jobsite needs, the Cat Rental Store offers machines and auxiliary tools products from Cat and other leading brands. You’ll find everything from jackhammers and concrete saws to wheel loaders and skid steers. Compared to the competition, our equipment and supply items are of the highest quality and available for immediate delivery or pick-up, at very competitive rates.

When you are looking for a larger piece of equipment for a big job, please contact our Heavy Equipment rental specialists. They can work with you to find the right piece of equipment, find the right attachments or work tools and help arrange delivery to your jobsite. Thompson Machinery has an inventory of large machines to handle heavy construction jobs. Large equipment rentals can also be arranged by your new equipment salesman.

Thompson Machinery rents Cat construction machinery and other equipment by the day, week or month. We offer discounted rates for longer term needs, making it convenient to rent even on a big project. Whether you want to maintain your full working capacity when parts of your fleet are out for repairs or you have big job that demands extra power, renting can be the smart choice. It’s also a great way to avoid wear and tear to your equipment while working in harsh operating conditions or to save the cost of transporting your fleet to a remote location.

As an authorized Cat dealership for Western and Central Tennessee and Northern Mississippi, we offer the productive, durable and reliable rental equipment you are looking for backed by expert, around-the-clock support and peerless customer service. From on-site preventive maintenance and emergency repairs to flexible short- and long-term rentals, competitive pricing and financial services, we’re the one-stop shop for all your needs.

Whatever the requirement, Thompson Machinery has the solution for you. Discover for yourself why we’re the professionals’ choice for heavy equipment rentals in Greenwood, Memphis, Nashville and throughout TN and MS.