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Buy Generators in MS and TN

Proudly Selling Generators in Nashville for Decades

Caterpillar® is one of the leaders in power generation for multiple different power sources and ratings. CAT® generators for sale in Nashville and throughout the South from Thompson Machinery are all prototype-tested packages designed to meet a variety of environmental requirements plus the NFPA 110 requirement for loading.

Always Ready, Always Dependable

Whenever a brand is looking to buy generators in MS, they demand durability and dependability. A steady source of electricity is the lifeblood for any operation, and generators are a must for work in the field and as a backup when nature strikes.

CAT generators deliver on the company’s promise of quality and dependability every time, earning it an international reputation.

Whether you need a temporary power generator rental option or want a to flesh out a multi-megawatt installation, Thompson Machinery has the right fit and equipment for you.

Versatile Operations for Your Work Site

CAT generator packages feature a reliable, durable design that delivers power in the field or at a fixed site to meet your demands. By offering low fuel consumption and low emissions options, you can secure the power you need with the features you care about when you buy our generators in MS and TN.

Understand exactly what power CAT generators bring by looking at our products below and discovering the right options for you. Some areas to consider include:


CAT generators are designed to work with CAT engines and diesel power systems. Featuring Class H insulation, our generators all provide a leading motor-starting capability.

Cooling Systems

Cooling systems are extremely important to proper operation of your generator system. With standard designs supporting ambient temperatures up to 122°F, factory cooling systems are designed to meet your specific application demands. Coverage for all essential parts is standard, but reach out to your Thompson Machinery expert to learn about specific guarding, altitude and ambient capabilities.

Control Panels

CAT generators feature a variety of EMCP control panels to help businesses improve their energy usage. The latest EMCP4 platform is scalable and designed to provide reliable operators and control over power output and engine status, with options for programmable customizations.

World Wide Support

Thompson Machinery is the exclusive Caterpillar dealer for Middle Tennessee, West Tennessee and North Mississippi. We operate as part of the brand’s repair network and can look at internal trouble tickets provided from the Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program.

Generators for Sale in Nashville

Thompson Machinery has been providing Tennessee and Mississippi with reliable, cost-effective equipment to buy and rent since 1944. Our mission is to deliver the right equipment to help you grow your business at a price you can afford.

With 24/7 parts and service support, Thompson Machinery can be your total power generator and industrial equipment provider. We have technicians staged at full-service branches equipped with the most up-to-date diagnostic and repair equipment, so your support is never far away.

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