Inducted November 13, 2008
Thompson Tractor Company, Inc. is the full-line Caterpillar dealer for Alabama and Northwest Florida and the Caterpillar forklift dealer for most of Georgia.
Founded by Hall W. Thompson in 1957, the company is headquartered in Birmingham. The company’s history has been distinguished by dedicated excellence and a commitment to service. “We’d like to be recognized as a business partner by our customers,” says Michael D. Thompson, who became company president in 1986.
Thompson Tractor Company, Inc. has a strong commitment to Alabama 4-H it has worked to financially endow programs in forestry and wildlife, the first endowed 4-H program in the state.
Thompson Tractor’s most recent financial commitment has been to the Campaign for Alabama 4-H, where it has supported the
construction and programs of Alabama 4-H Environmental Science Education Center.
Nominated by Alabama 4-H Club Foundation, Inc.