Thompson Machinery Presents Machine Demo Event

📅   Wed December 07, 2016 - Southeast Edition #25
CEG


(L-R): Adam Stubblefield, AHS Construction, Pontotoc, Miss.; Bruce Thomas, Thompson Machinery; and Don Kelly Stewart, Eutaw Construction, Aberdeen, Miss., talk about the Cat D6K2 dozer with grade control and add on Accugrade system.
(L-R): Adam Stubblefield, AHS Construction, Pontotoc, Miss.; Bruce Thomas, Thompson Machinery; and Don Kelly Stewart, Eutaw Construction, Aberdeen, Miss., talk about the Cat D6K2 dozer with grade control and add on Accugrade system.
(L-R): Adam Stubblefield, AHS Construction, Pontotoc, Miss.; Bruce Thomas, Thompson Machinery; and Don Kelly Stewart, Eutaw Construction, Aberdeen, Miss., talk about the Cat D6K2 dozer with grade control and add on Accugrade system. 
Levy Harris (C) of L&T Construction, Hernando, Miss., stops by the Thompson Machinery, Tupelo, Miss., shop area to check on the status of his Cat D8T LGP dozer that was in for a complete undercarriage replacement, and to check on his brand new, pre-delivery 2016 Cat 323 excavator. He also talks with his Thompson Machinery representatives, Jordan Earp (L) and Billy South. (L-R): Jesse Stanley, Thompson Machinery CAT Rental Store; Andy Atkins, APAC-Northeast Mississippi; and Jim Simmons, Thompson Machinery, talk about the paving projects in the Mississippi market.    
CAT EMSolutions and Sitech Tri-Rivers appeared side-by-side during the event and helped attendees looking for more information on machine fleet management products and services or product information for Trimble and Accugrade grade-control.
Chad Russell of Sitech Tri-Rivers, Memphis, Tenn., provides operational tips for a demo run of the Cat D6K2 dozer with grade control and add on Accugrade system.
(L-R): Jim Kerschbaum of Thompson Truck Centers, Memphis, Tenn., and Mike Davis and Michael McCarthy, both of Conditioned Air, Tupelo, Miss., check out the over-the-road truck products on display.   
A steady stream of attendees rolled into the event to pick up some great giveaways and to register for prizes.
Mike Kelly, city of Pontotoc, Miss., takes advantage of some demo time in a Cat 308e2 CR mini-excavator. 
(L-R): Casey Clayton, Thompson Machinery CAT Rental Store representative, speaks with Matt Free and Dustin Murphree, both of Lackey’s Electrical, Tupelo, Miss., about the features of this Cat 304e2 CR. 
(L-R): Bo Ragon and Amberlyn Liles, both of the city of Oxford, Miss., stop in for lunch and the opportunity to talk to their Thompson Machinery sales representative, Bubba Dean. (L-R): Casey Clayton, Thompson Machinery; Brandy Settlemires and Buz Plaxico, both of Buz Plaxico Dozer Service, Corinth, Miss.; and Jim Simmons, Thompson Machinery, discuss some of the machines on display.
(L-R): Adam Ackerman, Caterpillar, Nashville, Tenn.; Don Kelly Stewart, Eutaw Construction Co., Aberdeen, Miss.; Tom Simmonds, Thompson Machinery; and Jon Eberlin, Caterpillar, Nashville, Tenn., attend the event. 
(L-R) are Tom Simmonds, Thompson Machinery; Doug Horton, David Horton and John Evers, all of Century Construction, Tupelo, Miss.; and Jim Simmons, Thompson Machinery.
(L-R): Tyler Miller and Lee Todd, both of Century Construction, Tupelo, Miss., listen to Chad Russell of Sitech Tri-Rivers, Memphis, Tenn., describe the features of the Cat grade control machines.
Guests enjoy the opportunity to operate the Cat 323F L with factory installed, fully integrated Cat grade control system.
(L-R): Robert Hogue, Lumberjack Logging, New Albany, Miss.; Adam Ackerman, Caterpillar, Nashville, Tenn.; and Jason Hogue, also of Lumberjack Logging, discuss the track system on the Cat 279D compact track loader.

Thompson Machinery held a well-attended machine demonstration event at the company's Tupelo, Miss., location on Nov. 17. The event was held to provide its guests with an opportunity to look over and operate a wide range of the latest Cat equipment, including the newest grade control machines.

Included in the demo was a Cat D6K2 grade control dozer with a “plug and play” 3D Accugrade system and a Cat 323F L with factory installed, fully integrated Cat grade control system. Both machines were available to demo.

Thompson representatives from Mississippi and Tennessee, as well as representatives from Caterpillar, helped with the event. Sitech Tri-Rivers also played a big role at demo site and machine set-up. Guests enjoyed a catered barbeque lunch and an opportunity to talk with their Thompson Machinery sales and support reps. CEG