January 25, 2012 10:01 ET

Coda Financials Still the Accounting Software Choice for Thompson Machinery

Caterpillar Dealer Continues Long-Term Relationship

MANCHESTER, NH--(Marketwire - Jan 25, 2012) - UNIT4 CODA, Inc., a division of UNIT4 (EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: UNIT4), the world's leading provider of business software for fast-changing organizations, today announced that Thompson Machinery (, the authorized dealer for Caterpillar equipment in central and western Tennessee and central and northern Mississippi, is upgrading its installation of Coda Financials, its accounting software.

Thompson Machinery, whose roots date back to 1944, is a privately owned family business that employs more than 475 people in 11 locations. Headquartered in LaVergne, Tennessee, Thompson was on the cutting edge in 1994 when it was one of the first Caterpillar dealers to deploy Coda Financials.

"The key principles for Thompson Machinery -- lasting relationships, superior services, and intelligent solutions -- fit perfectly as a cornerstone for the UNIT4-Thompson bond. Running on the IBM i System, Coda Financials provides a long-term, blended solution that integrates perfectly with the Dealer Management System," said Steven J. Pugh, UNIT4 CODA's CEO.

UNIT4 CODA, Inc. is part of UNIT4, a $576 million global business software company aimed at helping dynamic organizations to embrace change simply, quickly and cost effectively. Coda Financials is best-of-class financial management software designed to integrate with industry- and company-specific applications. Coda Financials provides real-time financial visibility and control across people, processes and systems. By acting as the financial information backbone for companies with fast-changing and mixed application environments, it offers a "no compromise" approach to financial modeling, process controls and application choice. For more information on UNIT4 CODA, visit Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn or visit

About Thompson Machinery
Thompson Machinery is the exclusive, authorized dealer for Caterpillar equipment and engines throughout central and western Tennessee and central and northern Mississippi. Thompson Machinery employs over 475 people in 11 locations and is headquartered in LaVergne, Tennessee. For more information, visit

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  • For further information contact:

    Margaret Bonilla
    Birnbach Communications for UNIT4 CODA
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