Joe, Congratulations on a Great Career

Please join us in congratulating Joe Tripp (Power Systems Senior Application Engineer) on a long and abundant career!

Joe TrippJoe Tripp retired in June, after nearly 46 years with Gregory Poole. He began his career at Gregory Poole on October 16, …

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Wellons Construction Doubles Production with GPS

As the housing boom continues in the greater Raleigh-Durham area, site prep contractors like Wellons Construction have all they can do to keep pace with demand.

“Raleigh is one of the Southeast markets that a lot of builders entered and …

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Work Abounds for Clero Landscaping, Inc

When Powell Fox, owner of Clero Landscaping Inc., had his first trial with a skid steer in 2005, he was impressed by the Cat equipment and knew he would continue working with Gregory Poole. Fox shares his reasoning for choosing …

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Lego Engine Build Event for STEM Students

In early May, Gregory Poole Bus Sales & Service participated in a Lego Engine Build event at the Cummins engine plant. The event was attended by STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) students from the Nash – Rocky Mount School …

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Rental Power Operational Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the Gregory Poole Power Systems Rental Team!

Each year, Cat® recognizes their dealer operations worldwide through the Rental Power Operational Excellence Program. The goal of this program is to create a culture of market-leading quality and continuous …

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Cat Rental Power Dealer Network Supports Hurricane Matthew

Nowhere is the tremendous power of nature more evident than in a hurricane. Hurricanes are the most violent and destructive storms on earth. Extreme hurricane winds coupled with torrential rains cause massive property damage rising into the hundreds of billions …

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Citadel Contractors Inc. Builds NC with Rental Machines

Citadel Contractors Inc. is a national leader in Tilt-Up construction. 90% of Tilt-Up work is done on the ground, where concrete wall panels are poured at the job-site and then lifted into place. This saves time and money for construction …

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Chipping for Answers

Energy Efficiency in Wood Chips Made for Energy Production

Chris Hopkins, a research associate with North Carolina State University, is pretty good at finding partners when he sets his sights on a new project.  His latest research revolves around energy …

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JP Edwards Inc Celebrates 50 Years

JP Edwards Inc, out of Smithfield, NC is celebrating 50 years in business, and building the state of North Carolina. The company has been loyal to Cat® since they started working with Gregory Poole 35 years ago after making the …

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Yardology – Landscaping with Cat

Yardology Corp. began in 2014 when President, Eric Smith decided to leave his job in the banking industry and start his own landscaping business. He put together a team with more than 20 years of experience in the industry and …

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Barnhill Building the Greenville Southwest Bypass

Barnhill Contracting Company has been working with Gregory Poole since we began in 1951. Similar to the Gregory Poole story, Barnhill Contracting Company has also been in the family since they were established in 1949. The company was built on …

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Consolidation of Pioneer – Gregory Poole Forest Products Locations

Dear Valued Customers,

Since 1951, the Poole Family has proudly served our customers with a commitment to high quality service in a timely and professional manner. I hope you know how much we appreciate your business and that you allow …

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Caterpillar Sanford, NC Plant Reaches Quarter-Million-Machine Milestone

Established in 1999, the Caterpillar production facility in Sanford, NC, recently reached a significant milestone when the 250,000th machine manufactured at the facility rolled off the assembly line. That machine, a Cat® 299D2 XHP compact track loader, with custom …

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Building Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral

We Build NC

If you have been in Raleigh, NC over the last year, chances are you’ve seen the site for the Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral for the Catholic Diocese of Raleigh. Gregory Poole Equipment Company has multiple customers …

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S.T. Wooten Builds NC

stwooten-sas3We here at Gregory Poole want to honor all of you who help build the great state of North Carolina. We know your job isn’t easy. That’s why we’re here to give you a hand, even if you rarely ask …

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Powering NC Dental Society’s Missions of Mercy

Air Compressor(FUQUAY VARINA, N.C.)— Gregory Poole Equipment Company, is pleased to announce our involvement with the NC Missions of Mercy free portable dental clinic on July 29th and 30th. The clinic, which provides dental services like cleanings, fillings and …

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NC Department of Labor Safety Recognition

Last week, the North Carolina Department of Labor held their 2015 Safety Awards Banquet for the Raleigh area.  Gregory Poole received 8 Gold Awards for safety excellence!  Earlier this year the company also received 3 awards for the Mebane branch, 3 …

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Ten Good Reasons to Rent from The Cat Rental Store

  1. rental-cartNo Capital Investment. Renting frees up your agency’s capital. An expense is only incurred for equipment needed on a particular job.
  2. Improve Your Budgeting. Renting equipment helps you avoid unexpected repair costs, which makes it easier to plan.
  3. No Equipment

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Cat Equipment Breaking Ground


Federal, State and local governmental dignitaries, including Governor McCrory attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Novo Nordisk location in Clayton on March 28. The land, currently a corn field, is approximately 54 acres.  Construction is expected to take up …

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