Founded in Nashville in 1944, Thompson Machinery is the exclusive Caterpillar dealer for Middle Tennessee, West Tennessee, and North Mississippi.

Thompson Machinery provides sales, leasing, and rentals, plus parts and service, for the entire Caterpillar product line. With our large new and used equipment inventory, extensive parts inventory and full service capabilities, Thompson is uniquely qualified to satisfy your needs.


Skid Steer Loaders

Built for tough work, the Caterpillar Skid Steer Loaders deliver Cat reliability, durability, and efficient operation.

Compact Track Loaders

Cat Compact Track Loaders feature a steel embedded track and steel undercarriage components for maximum life in applications where maintenance, operator technique and underfoot conditions may not be ideally suited for a Multi Terrain Loader or Skid Steer Loader.

Mini Excavators

An extensive line of Cat Next Generation mini hydraulic excavators from 1-10 metric tons offers the performance to dig in and be productive on every job.

Compact Wheel Loaders

Cat Compact Wheel Loaders deliver high performance, versatility, and precision in any application.

Small Wheel Loaders

Cat Small Wheel Loaders deliver superior performance, fast cycle times and versatility to help you move more material.

Backhoe Loader

Cat backhoes deliver the power and precise handling you need when operating in areas where using larger equipment is not practical.

Small Dozer

Cat small dozers are designed to optimize speed, transportability, maneuverability, versatility and finish grading accuracy. These crawler dozers are ideal for residential construction performing such tasks as clearing and grading lots, sloping the sides of roads, back-filling, and final grade work for landscaping and driveway construction.


Superior design and advanced features combine to give Cat Telehandlers the best all-around visibility and take the lead in lift and reach capability. Top performance, rugged construction for reliability and durability with low operating costs.

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