James Thomas Engineering Joins Tomcat at Milos Group

by Jacob Coakley

James Thomas Engineering is now part of the Tomcat brand at the Milos Group.Milos Group, parent company to Tomcat, will add James Thomas Engineering (JTE) to its stable of truss and rigging brands. The company announced plans to bring JTE under the Tomcat banner Oct. 6.

James Thomas Engineering joins TOMCAT in Milos Group

Milos Group, the largest manufacturer of trussing and support structures in the world, welcomes James Thomas Engineering to its growing number of professional and trusted brands.  James Thomas Engineering has been one of the leading manufacturers of aluminum trussing, rigging and ground support to North American and international clients since 1977.  Its General Purpose, Supertruss and HD truss systems are known throughout the industry as benchmarks for professional outdoor concert, theatre and corporate venue productions. 

As part of the Milos Group, and falling under the TOMCAT banner, JTE will continue to manufacture the same high quality “Made in the USA” products that industry professionals have relied upon for more than 35 years.   Innovation will remain its first priority, and its mission statement “Innovation through Design and Engineering Excellence” will continue to be its mantra. 

Paul Young is the Business Development Manager at JTE for the EMEA region.  “Joining Milos Group is the realization of a lot of hard work and is a dream opportunity for me”.  I am keen to assist with integration of James Thomas Engineering into the group and help give customers the strongest range of products available in the world today”, Young stated.

Scott Johnson, President and CEO of TOMCAT, states "I am very happy with this purchase and look for it to only continue to move the group forward and provide our customers with the best trussing and structures in the industry."  Johnson served 11 years at JTE USA before moving to TOMCAT. 

The winning combination of JTE and TOMCAT in Milos Group joins the forces of two of the strongest and most respected brands in North America.  By working more and more closely together in the future, their well-known innovation, high quality products and industry-leading engineering will set a new bar in the trussing and support structure industry.  Milos Group customers will ultimately benefit the most.