Compact track loader lifting dirt


Thompson Rents is proud to be your trustworthy source for equipment rentals in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. We're a full-service equipment provider serving the region with distinction since 1957. You'll find an extensive selection of machines and work tool attachments for rent at affordable rates through Thompson Rents and receive reliable support to maximize your user experience.

As your exclusive Cat® dealer, we carry a wide variety of rental equipment from Caterpillar, the most recognized brand in the heavy equipment industry. Cat products have outstanding reputations for productivity, reliability, and rugged durability in the most demanding working conditions. They also include a host of safety features to protect operators and crews on the ground.

Our 17 product categories also include equipment from other well-known, reputable manufacturers, ensuring we can meet any need. Regardless of the make, model, or year, you'll get a thoroughly inspected, well-maintained machine or attachment that meets your expectations.


Our construction equipment rental fleet is one of the largest in the region. We have a vast selection of equipment from Caterpillar. Cat equipment is among the best in the industry — you can rely on your machine to get the job done with adaptability, functionality, and precision. Our Cat rentals in Alabama and Florida offer a convenient way to get the equipment you need to complete your project.

Thompson Rents provides equipment rentals from over 70 top OEM brands besides Caterpillar, like Vermeer, Finn, and Toro. These manufacturers also offer reliability for any project need you have.

While you'll have no shortage of equipment options, you might need assistance narrowing the field and selecting the best model for your applications. Our rental specialists are available to help you make an accurate decision. We'll also recommend work tool attachments to can enhance your jobsite performance and productivity.


Delivering exceptional service  is a critical focus of our company. When you partner with Thompson Rents for equipment rentals, you get flexible daily, weekly, or monthly terms that work for your business. Lease and rental-purchase plans are also available to provide cost-effective, long-term equipment acquisition solutions.

If you'd like us to deliver your rental to your facility or jobsite, we'll do it on time and at an affordable price. 

Thompson Rents also provides maintenance services for your rental equipment. Our technicians will take care of all repairs and maintenance during the rental period, saving money and giving you peace of mind. If your rental equipment isn't working as it should, we'll perform the needed service to make it functional again.

earthmoving equipment rental


Thompson Rents gives you access to The Cat Rental Store and its earthmoving equipment to support your productivity. Our earthmoving equipment moves materials around the jobsite, digs trenches, and grades soil. Browse skid steer loaders, bulldozers, backhoes, and more.

Aerial lift rental


Thompson Rents has an extensive selection of aerial equipment for rent, including scissor lifts, boom lifts, articulating (knuckle) boom lifts, straight boom lifts, telescopic boom lifts, vertical lifts, and more. With aerial equipment, your team can access work areas off the ground and do their job safely.

power generator rental


We offer an extensive selection of power generation equipment that meets your needs and fits your budget, including portable generators and towable gen sets. You can count on our power equipment to provide electricity for your tools, no matter where you are.


Why Should You Consider Renting Equipment?

An equipment rental in Alabama from Thompson Rents offers numerous business benefits:

  • Flexibility: Rentals allow you to acquire equipment only when you need it to support your demand.
  • Improved performance: By matching machines with specific applications, your team can work more efficiently.
  • Cost savings: Rental equipment helps you control your spending and reduce your disposal costs, leading to cost savings. The additional room in your budget can allow your company to grow by hiring more employees or expanding your facilities.
  • No repair costs: Since Thompson Rents will take care of rental equipment maintenance, your company will not have ongoing equipment maintenance and repair costs.
  • Access to new equipment technology: Renting newer products gives you access to productivity-enhancing technology.
  • Try before you buy: Trying one or more models by renting before buying can ensure a product is the right fit for your company.

Contact Thompson Rents Today to Learn More

Thompson Rents has multiple locations across Alabama and northwest Florida to serve you. Stop by for an in-person look at our rental equipment and to meet our team. To speak with a rental specialist, give us a call at 1-833-937-3683 or ask for a quick online quote.