Thompson Tractor Company, Inc. is the full-line Caterpillar dealer for Alabama and northwest Florida and the Caterpillar forklift dealer for the majority of the state of Georgia.
Thompson specializes in sales and service of CAT products, including earthmoving, construction, mining, and material handling equipment, as well as diesel engines used for electric power generation, on-highway and marine propulsion applications. Thompson's mission statement is "To Create Value for our Customers, Employees, Shareholders, and Suppliers." These values laid the foundation for Hall Thompson to begin building relationships nearly 60 years ago.
Founded by Hall W. Thompson in 1957, the Company is headquartered in Birmingham, AL. The Company’s history has been distinguished by a dedication to excellence and a commitment to service. “We’d like to be recognized as a business partner by our customers,” says Mike Thompson, who became company
president in 1986.
Thompson Tractor Company provides a diverse array of services to customers in its service territory through four divisions: Thompson Tractor Company, Thompson Power Systems, Thompson Lift Truck Company, and The Thompson Cat Rental Store. Thompson has facilities located throughout Alabama, Georgia, and the Florida gulf coast.