OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - One of the nation's largest and oldest Caterpillar dealers is opening its doors in Opelika.
Thompson Tractor Company will be located on Columbus Parkway and is replacing the location in Auburn.
According to store management, Thompson Tractor will serve the community's needs by providing equipment rentals and other services. Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller said this is part of the city's ongoing efforts to grow and add jobs.
"This is the kind of stuff that makes my job fun and worthwhile---to see folks investing in our community, to see these jobs, and to see commerce," said Fuller.
A ribbon cutting was held for the company's new location on Thursday.
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