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A Guide to 2015 Industry Auction Companies

A closer look at some of the biggest players in the Equipment Auction Industry for 2015.

Fri January 16, 2015 - National Edition
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Alex Lyon & Son Sale Managers & Auctioneers Inc.

Alex Lyon & Son was founded in 1950 by Alex Lyon as a company that handled private treaty negotiations of cattle and farm machinery.

In 1973, Alex’s son Jack became more involved and began to diversify, working heavy equipment sales into the lineup of services.

Today, the company conducts sales of construction equipment the world over.

Alex Lyon & Son is headquartered in Syracuse, N.Y.

For more information, visit


BidSpotter specializes in industrial online auctions providing bidders from around the world with the ability to browse sale catalogues and place bids over the internet in real time with live audio and video feeds delivering the auction room atmosphere. BidSpotter hosts approximately 1,700 auctions annually and bidders are able to participate in live webcast, timed online, and catalog only auctions. BidSpotter offers more than $4 billion worth of products. In addition, the company has a database of 400,000 active buyers. Online bidders account for an average 27 percent of sales.

BidSpotter was established in early 2001 and is headquartered in Gig Harbor, Washington. In early 2013, the company was acquired by ATG Media. The company’s team of highly trained specialists provide world class 24/7 customer support.

For more information call 1-866-597-2437 or visit

Blackbird Asset Services

Blackbird Asset Services LLC is a boutique auction and valuation firm that caters to secured creditors and bankruptcy professionals. Founded in 2010 by 25 year auction veteran David Fiegel, the company currently conducts eight to 12 auctions per year both online and onsite.

Specializing in commercial sales of machinery, equipment and real estate, Blackbird Asset Services conducts auctions and certified appraisals of commercial assets (“inside the factory”) and construction equipment nationwide. Blackbird is a service oriented, welcome alternative to the mega-auction companies, and is based in Buffalo, N.Y.

For more information call 716/632-1000 or visit

CAT Auction Services

Founded in 2008 by five Cat dealers, Cat Auction services was created to set a new standard in the heavy equipment auction industry. Now 27-plus dealer partners strong, Cat Auction Services hosts around 25 live auctions a year many of those in partnership with its Cat dealer partners.

Cat Auction Services offers a variety of exclusive services for its customers. All moving equipment is videoed prior to auction day and displayed on its state-of-the-art LEADERBOARD, creating a safer auction environment and allowing the customers to see the piece in action. In addition to photos and videos, all qualifying pieces of equipment have Cat certified TA-1 inspection reports available.

Cat Auction Services offers equipment protection plans (EPP) on qualifying Cat equipment. An EPP is a Cat backed equipment warranty that covers either powertrain or powertrain and hydraulic features of equipment. Accepted at all Cat dealers, this is a fantastic option to reduce the cost of maintenance and services on equipment.

Cat Auction Services hosts both online reserved and live unreserved auctions. The company offers the ability to bid both on-site and online for their live auctions. And with a new online platform, customers can bid from their smartphones and tablets with ease.

Cat Auction Services is headquartered out of Eagan, Minn. For more information,visit or call 1 855/228-2286.

Davis Auctions Inc.

Davis Auctions Inc. is a public auction house for construction equipment and related supplies. Davis Auctions Inc. has been in business since 1976 selling as an agent for various consignors, including Northeast Utilities, Yankee Gas, Public Service of New Hampshire, various municipalities, banks and private companies. Davis Auctions also provides appraisals for the construction industry. James H. Davis, president of Davis Auctions Inc., is an associate member of the International Society of Appraisers and a member of the New England Appraisers Association.

Davis Auctions Inc. is located at 210 Cheshire Road, Route 68, Prospect, CT 06712.

For more information, call 800/201-4368 or 203/758-4087 or visit

Deanco Auction Co. of Miss. Inc.

Deanco Auction was established in 1992 and specializes in a wide variety of auctions including construction equipment, farm tractors and farming machinery, logging equipment, heavy-duty trucks and trailers in all areas of the United States. The Deanco team brings more than 80 years of combined auction experience to the industry.

The sale site in Philadelphia, Miss., is located on 50 acres, features a 10,000 sq. ft. all-weather drive-thru facility, as well as a 3,850 ft. paved and lighted airstrip. The sale site in Dothan, Ala., was recently remodeled, bringing many new features to the forefront of Deanco’s operations.

For more information, call 877/898-5905 or visit

Don Smock Auction Company Inc.

Don Smock Auction Company Inc. was founded in 1990. The company holds four major auctions each year at its all-weather drive thru facility, located at 6531 S. State Road 13, Pendleton, IN, 46064-9194. Don Smock also conducts onsite auctions throughout the midwest annually.

Don Smock offers additional services including commissioned auctions, outright purchases, trustee liquidations and estate and real estate auctions.

For more information, call 765/778-9277 or visit

Euro Auctions

Derek Keys first established Euro Auctions in 1998 in Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, with five employees. Since then, Euro Auctions has grown from a small family owned business into one of the world’s leading auctioneers of industrial plant, agricultural and construction equipment, according to the company. Euro Auctions has an unreserved auction policy, which means that everything sells to the highest bidder — there are no minimum bids and no reserve prices.

Euro Auctions is headquartered in Northern Ireland and hosts more than 30 auctions annually from its six permanent auctions sites around the world including its U.S. site located at 300 Raymond Hill Road, Newnan, Atlanta, GA 30265, and offsite locations, which includes online auctions. Offsite auctions are held for customers for a variety of reasons such as cessation of trading or retirement auctions, for example.

Customers can bid at all auctions onsite or online on a variety of items including construction equipment and farming and agricultural equipment.

The company’s goal is to provide a straightforward service, making the buying and selling of quality equipment easy and accessible to all.

For more information, call 770/683-3883 or visit

Henderson Auctions

Marvin A. Henderson founded Henderson Auctions in 1957. The company conducts numerous types of sales, including industrial equipment, travel trailer, real estate, business liquidation and government auctions at its site in Livingston, La., as well as at its other equipment yards in the region.

These sales are held annually as approximately eight large multi-day sales, 20 or more Online Only auctions and 10 to 20 on-site auctions.

Henderson Auctions’ permanent auction site in Livingston sits on 50 acres consisting of a large pavilion with customer seating for drive-thru sales, concessions, rest room facilities, customer registration and lounge area, large equipment make-ready including a mechanics’ shop, welding and metal working, cleaning, sandblasting and painting areas.

Henderson Auctions’ site is located at 13340 Florida Boulevard, Livingston, La. 70754.

For more information, call 225/686-2252 or visit

Hess Auctioneers LLC

Hess Auctioneers LLC was formed in 2007 by four Lancaster County, Pa., business owners with decades of auction and transportation industry experience. They came together to start a company which brings sellers of quality used equipment together with interested buyers at consignment auctions in Marietta, Pa.

The company holds consignment auctions six times per year, with approximately 400 units per sale. Its sales feature tractors, trailers, straight trucks, dump trucks, pickup trucks, construction/material and handling/agriculture equipment.

Hess also offers its consignors and bidders: full photo listings on its Web site, national and local print/digital advertising, email marketing, full color brochure mailing, secure storage of equipment, absolute and reserve options, on-site and online bidding, and on-site notary service and fleet liquidation/dispersal services.

Hess Auctioneers LLC is located at 1451 River Road PO Box 10 Marietta, PA 17547.

For more information, call 717/426-2493 or 866/511-2493 or visit

Hilco Industrial

Hilco Industrial was established more than 50 years ago. Today, the company conducts more than 75 machinery and equipment auctions and orderly liquidations per year covering a broad spectrum of industries, company types and levels of technology including construction, mining and more.

In addition to onsite auctions, Hilco conducts webcast, online, turnkey, negotiated, private treaty and liquidation sales.

Hilco Industrial’s marketing headquarters is located in Farmington Hills, Mich.

For more information call Hilco Industrial 877/374-4526 or visit

Hunyady Auction Company

Hunyady Auction Company has reached an important milestone this year, 25 years in business. The company, located at 1440 Cowpath Road, Hatfield, PA 19440, is a full-service provider of machinery and equipment from proposal to payout.

Hunyady Auction Company is staffed with six licensed auctioneers, settlement bankers and clerks, five certified appraisers, notaries public, advertising coordinators and data input team. Operators, mechanics, and laborers staff complete field setup crews.

For more information, call 800/233-6898 or visit

I.R.A.Y. Auction

I.R.A.Y. Auction was established in 2000 by Col. Ray Henry, a third-generation auctioneer with more than 30 years’ experience. I.R.A.Y. Auction provides a multitude of auction services and benefits, holding both on- and off-site auctions throughout the year to sell, in addition to heavy iron, real estate, personal property, business liquidations and estate auctions.

I.R.A.Y. Auction’s 40-acre auction yard is located at 11935 Hwy 95 NE (on the northwest corner of Hwy 25 and Hwy 95), Foley, Minn. 56329. The site features a drive-over ramp and large registration area with space for vendor booths.

For more information, call 320/968-7230 or visit

Iron Bid Global/Rogers

Realty & Auction Co.

R. Bracky Rogers founded Rogers Realty & Auction Company in 1964 as a real estate brokerage company. In the early 1970’s the company expanded to include auction services, and by the 1990’s Rogers held auctions up and down the East Coast. In 2007, Rogers became a third generation firm when Dustin Rogers joined the company. Iron Bid Global was established in 2011 as a stand-alone company to serve the agriculture, construction and transportation industries with auction and sales solutions.

Iron Bid Global/Rogers Realty & Auction Co. opened a 6-acre, permanent sales facility in Mount Airy, N.C., in 2013, and conducts four auctions onsite each year. In addition, the company conducts two municipality auctions and several online equipment and real estate auctions for a total of 50 to 100 auctions each year. The company’s equipment division services a wide range of clients from individuals to large corporations, rental companies, dealers, government entities and more.

For more information call 336/528-IRON (4766) or visit


IronPlanet is where sellers see faster and greater returns and buyers can find good deals on inspected equipment. It’s a marketplace that has attracted more than one million registered users around the globe selling nearly $4 billion in equipment, and is still growing. We offer several different platforms for buying and selling within our family of brands, which allows the customer to choose what works best for them.

Sell your used equipment where it is. Our inspection pros come to your location and complete the detailed inspections, giving global buyers the information they need to feel confident to buy.

Buy the used equipment you need at the price you are willing to pay. Our detailed inspection report shows you exactly what you’re getting, and we stand behind it. That’s what our IronClad Assurance® buyer protection program stands for.

Behind this simple and hassle free online experience you’ll also find people committed to excellence. Whether you’re buying, selling, or both, rest assured you’ll be treated fairly in the process.


For more information, call 888/433-5426 or visit www.IronPlanet. com.

ITL Auctioneering

ITL Auctioneering is a family owned and operated auctioneering and liquidation company with decades of equipment experience in all types of equipment large and small.

The ITL family has traveled as far as Australia and South Africa assisting companies with the development and implementation of marketing strategies.

The company’s home is a 22-acre site in Taunton, Mass., that is open to the public and gives individuals and companies the ability to bid live on- site or online with

ITL Auctioneering is located at 445 Wintrop Street Taunton, MA 02780

For more information, call John or Justin at 508/824-3262 or visit

James G. Murphy Company

James G. Murphy founded the James G. Murphy Company in 1970. The company is located in Kenmore, Wash., just outside Seattle. The company also has an office in Keizer, Ore., near Salem.

The company has grown from a small family company to one of the largest commercial and industrial auction companies in the United States, according to the company. The James G. Murphy Company conducts up to 12 auctions a year on its auction site, which is approximately 10 acres.

In addition, The James G. Murphy Company conducts approximately 100 auctions a year, specializing in commercial and industrial equipment including contractors equipment, heavy trucks and trailers, forest products equipment, machine shops and metal fabricating equipment, woodworking equipment, vehicles, restaurant equipment, office equipment, computers and much more. The company has sold everything from aircraft to ocean liners.

All James G. Murphy auctions are conducted live and online. The company also conducts timed, online only auctions

For more information on James G. Murphy Company, call 425/486-1246 for the Kenmore office, 503/463-4444 for the Keizer office or toll free 1800/426-3008 or visit

Jeff Martin Auctioneers

Jeff Martin Auctioneers has been in business since 2009. When the company originally opened it was known as Martin & Martin Auctioneers of MS Inc. The company made the decision to change the name in spring of 2014 to be more in line with the company’s goal of being a leader in the auction industry, all over the United States not just in Mississippi. The company is owned and operated by Jeff Martin of Pelzer, S.C. Jeff Martin Auctioneers Inc. continues to grow each year and holds more than 25 auctions per year with both regional and international attendees.

Auctions are held both online and onsite. While the company’s focus is in the construction and transportation industry the company also auctions real estate, business liquidations and municipality surplus. The company has a 25 acre facility located 15 miles south of Hattiesburg, Miss., that features an indoor stadium seating arena with air conditioning and heating. In addition to holding auctions in its facility, they also travel to many customer locations holding auctions all over the United States. Online auctions are conducted through the company website WWW.JEFFMARTINAUCTIONEERS.COM. Jeff Martin has a long history in the auction business as he grew up in the industry. Jeff’s father started Martin & Martin Auctioneers Inc. more than 40 years ago in South Carolina while Jeff continues on the tradition in Mississippi at his company Jeff Martin Auctioneers Inc. The goal of the company is “to consistently provide the best value for our customers in the auction profession” in the United States and the world.

For more information call 601-450-6200 or visit WWW.JEFFMARTINAUCTIONEERS.COM

J. G. Cochran Auctioneers & Associates LTD

J.G. Cochran Auctioneers & Associates LTD was founded in 1972 by James G. Cochran, president, CEO and head auctioneer. In addition to conducting construction equipment auctions, the company offers many services including appraisals and liquidations, auctions of real estate, industrial equipment, farm equipment, livestock, bankruptcy and consignment auctions.

J. G. Cochran Auctioneers will hold auctions on site for customers, or at its auction complex located at 7704 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro, MD 21713; which has expanded to cover 87 acres with more than 47,000 sq. ft. J. G. Cochran Auctioneers also has two other prime, permanent locations to better serve the four state region with one in southern Maryland and the other in West Virginia.

For more information, call 301/739-0538 or 800/310.2844 (MD only); fax 301/432-2844 or email: [email protected].

J.J Kane

More than 20 years ago, J.J. Kane was established to serve the construction and utility industries. J.J. Kane now conducts more than 40 absolute, public auction sales each year at 17 locations, nationwide. Buyers can purchase items both in person at the auction sites or online. In addition to selling items on the auction yards, equipment also can be sold “Live Off-Site” enabling sellers to participate in a live, physical auction without the cost or logistics involved with moving equipment to an auction site. J.J.Kane makes it easy for buyers and sellers to connect and exchange equipment. J.J. Kane Auctioneers is headquartered at 1000 Lenola Road, Building 1, Suite 203, Maple Shade, NJ 08052.

For more information, call 855/GO2-KANE or visit

JM Wood Auction Company Inc.

J.M. Wood Auction Co. Inc. was founded in 1973 by J. Malcolm and Brenda Wood. Over the years, the company and its reputation has grown to become one of the top leaders of construction and heavy duty truck auctions, according to the company.

J.M. Wood Auction Co. Inc. can provide the seller with the guaranteed assurances they need when it comes to time to sell their surplus equipment. Whether it be a financial guarantee or a complete purchase of one piece or an entire fleet, J.M. Wood Auction will provide you with the custom tailored solutions to best meet your needs.

Both Malcolm and Brenda laid the foundation of core values and integrity that the second generation of the company holds dear. J.M. Wood Auction Co. Inc. is family owned and operated business, and we look forward to working with your family.

J.M. Wood Auction Company Inc. is located at 3475 Ashley Road, Montgomery, AL 36106 and 15 Belvedere Circle, West Columbia, SC 29172.

For more information, visit

Lloyd Meekins & Sons

Auction Company

Lloyd Meekins & Sons Auction Company is a family-owned auction business, which has been in business for more than 35 years. Lloyd Meekins offers everything from small-scale auctions to large multi-day events.

Lloyd Meekins & Sons Auction Company’s main sale site is located at 4070 N.C. Hwy 211, East Lumberton, N.C. 28358. Situated on 150 acres, including a 3,000 sq. ft. all-weather drive-thru facility. and 50 acres of parking.

For more information, call 800/499-6560 or visit

Martin & Martin Auctioneers Inc.

Martin & Martin Auctioneers Inc. is a full service auction company with facilities in South Carolina and Mississippi. Established in 1973, Martin & Martin holds memberships in the National Auctioneers Association, South Carolina Auctioneers Association, Mississippi Auctioneers Association and Associated General Contractors and is led by president Deborah S. Martin.

The company’s South Carolina office is located at 1618 Easley Highway, Pelzer, SC 29669, phone number 864/947-7888. The Mississippi office is at 2236 Highway 49, Brooklyn, MS 39425, phone 601/450-6200.

For more information, visit

Mel Manasse & Son Auctioneers

Mel Manasse & Son Auctioneers has grown to become one of the largest auction companies in New York and Pennsylvania, according to the company. Its growth is due, in part, to the company’s quality service and attention to detail, and Mel Manasse & Son Auctioneers is versatile enough to serve the large and small auctions.

Since 1965, Mel Manasse & Son Auctioneers has been in the auction and real estate business in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The company is a full time professional auction company. Its goal is to be fair and to satisfy both the buyer and seller. Mel Manasse & Son Auctioneers specializes in the absolute auction method of marketing and sell large amounts of construction, farm, municipal and machine shop equipment; vehicles of all types; business liquidations and all types of merchandise, especially real estate.

Mel Manasse & Son Auctioneers conducts approximately 80 to 90 auctions of all types annually for private individuals, companies, banks, lending institutions, municipalities, secured creditors and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. They are licensed auctioneers in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Ohio and Florida, and real estate brokers in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

For more information call 1/800MANASSE or visit

Motley’s - Asset Disposition Companies

Motley’s Auction & Realty Group continues to expand its services and are pleased to announce its affiliation with Sperry Van Ness International, a leading national commercial real estate brokerage. Motley’s will be migrating its Commercial Real Estate to “Sperry Van Ness/Motley’s” and, to better serve our clients, we will be adding commercial real estate brokerage to our commercial real estate auction services. The company is proud of the new Sperry Van Ness/Motley’s (SVN/Motley’s) franchise and looks forward to solving its clients’ disposition needs.

Four specialized divisions now make up the Certified Virginia Small Business, Real Estate, Industrial, Business Assets and its sister company, Motley’s Richmond Auto Auction, which is led by the second generation, President Mark T. Motley.

Motley’s headquarters is located at 3600 Deepwater Terminal Road, Richmond, VA 23234, For more information call877/MOTLEYS or visit

Myron Bowling Auctioneers

Founded by Myron Bowling in 1975, Myron Bowling Auctioneers Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and has grown to become one of the nation’s largest industrial auctioneering firms. Headquartered in Hamilton, Ohio, the company conducts approximately 80 auctions for publicly held companies, the United States Bankruptcy Court and other lending institutions and turnaround management companies throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Myron Bowling Auctioneers Inc. focuses entirely on auction services and specializes in the construction equipment; mining; heavy haul and rigging; transportation; as well as CNC machining and machine tools; metal fabrication; manufacturing, marine; material handling and scrap/surplus and woodworking industries.

Myron is a member of the National Auctioneers Association, Machinery Dealers National Association and the Certified Auctioneers Institute and a founding member and former director of the Industrial Auctioneers Association.

For more information, visit

Nitke Auctions

Nitke provides professional auction service, qualified yard assistance, and knowledgeable staff and management. Its auctioneers are state champions and Nitke always uses state-of-the-art settlement and registration systems.

The Annual Wisconsin Contractors Auction has been held for 47 consecutive years at Nitke Wausau Auction Center, every spring and every fall. Throughout the years, the company has sold hundreds of thousands of pieces of equipment to tens of thousands of buyers around the world.

Nitke embraces new technology and gets every bidder to attend with all the latest bidding options: Online, simulcast live Internet bidding, and traditional onsite bidding.

For more information, visit

Petrowsky Auctioneers Inc.

Founded more than 35 years ago, Petrowsky offers auction and appraisal services from its newly expanded main office in North Franklin, Conn. The new space offers 25 acres equipped with a drive-by ramp, which allows auction attendees to sit inside the building while equipment is driven by for their inspection and bidding.

Petrowsky also handles auctions in other areas including the underground utility, waste recycling and marine/dredging industries, as well as commercial real estate. Sales can be conducted onsite at consignors’ own yards or Petrowsky offers no-cost use of its facility.

Petrowsky can provide a multitude of flexible auction proposals, any one of which can be custom designed. The three most desired programs, in basic terms, are:

(1) Commission sales with seller paying auction company a percentage of gross sales,

(2) Minimum guarantees with overage sharing, and

(3) Outright company buyouts.

Petrowsky Auctioneers Inc. is located at 275 Route 32, North Franklin, CT 06254

For more information, call 860/642-4200 or Email: [email protected].

Powers Auction Service

Powers Auction Service has been in business since 1948 — starting with William Powers; Dan J. Powers and Lillian Powers; Dan S. Powers and Deb Powers; and now, Dan R. Powers.

Powers Auction Service is constantly learning the markets to make the seller and buyer feel comfortable on sale day, according to the company. Powers Auction Service is entering its fourth generation and is improving its systems in an ever-changing marketplace, to help the buyer and seller experience a positive auction experience.

Powers Auction Service works throughout the Midwest selling thousands of items a year. The company has two permanent auction sites available to the consignor and buyer — Browntown, Wis., and Baldwin, Iowa.

For more information, visit

Powers Auctions and

Equipment Sales

Powers has roots in Illinois dating back to 1948 when Dan Powers Sr. began his business.

Today, Powers Auction and Equipment Sales LLC is owned by auctioneer, Mike Powers, a veteran of the business for more than three decades.

Powers Auction and Equipment Sales LLC (Powers) has evolved in the time since 1972 when Mike Powers began as an auctioneer. Currently, the business conducts auctions locally as well as works contractually for national auction companies throughout the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. In its history, auction attendance has grown from just more than 100 attendees to more than 1,000 for each of its auctions. Powers is a family-owned operation, located in Woodstock, Ill., and currently conducts four annual equipment auctions with customers from throughout the United States.

Powers is a licensed dealer in the State of Illinois and handles all types of construction and landscape equipment, as well as trucks, trailers, and related equipment. In addition, Powers is an authorized dealer for MC Equipment, International Trailers, and Jennings Trailers.

For more information, visit


Many trusted auction companies and equipment brands in the industry rely on Proxibid to liquidate their assets. Proxibid offers:

• Secure online buying powered by MarketGuard

• Access to equipment inspection reports, videos and more

Proxibid is the intersection between e-commerce and traditional auctions, providing both buyers and sellers with access to the world’s largest online marketplace and multiple selling solutions for excess inventory since 2001. More than $2 billion in inventory passes through Proxibid’s marketplace annually in product categories that include heavy equipment; agricultural equipment; commercial and industrial equipment and more.

Proxibid is headquartered in Omaha, Neb.

For more information, visit

Purple Wave

Purple Wave, the largest no-reserve Internet auction firm in the country, specializes in liquidating equipment and vehicles through online auctions. Customers with one item as well as those with a whole fleet to sell will find that Purple Wave provides an easy, straightforward way to sell used equipment quickly and efficiently, according to the company.

The Purple Wave approach to auctions maintains the traditional auction experience for buyers and sellers, but affords the convenience that comes with the Internet in a number of ways.

• Purple Wave offers turnkey service from start to finish including photographing customer assets, writing item descriptions, uploading to the Web site, advertising and promoting the auction, selling to the highest bidder, collecting the money and sending the customers settlement checks.

• Selling with Purple Wave does not incur relocation costs. No need to transport equipment to an auction site. Purple Wave sells “as is, where is” eliminating all transportation costs.

• Fast turnaround. Regularly scheduled auctions, no waiting for a sale. A typical month includes auctions specific to construction, agriculture and trucks/trailers.

• No reserve auctions. Bidders compete with one another, increasing the value of items.

Recently recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States, Purple Wave boasts approximately 100,000 registered buyers and 250,000 monthly visitors to, helping sellers reach a much broader marketplace than traditional auctions.

For more information, visit

Pyle Equipment Auctions

Pyle Equipment Auctions is a privately held company based in Shinnston, W.Va., and is part of the Joe R. Pyle family of auction services. Founded by Joe Pyle in 1979, the Pyle family of auctions includes Pyle Equipment Auctions, Joe R. Pyle Complete Auction and Realty Service, Mountain State Auto Auction, Capital City Auto Auction and Toys for Big Boys Auctions.

For more information call 888/875-1599 or visit

Quaker City Auctioneers

Quaker City Auctioneers is a 3rd generation full-service industrial and commercial auction, liquidation and appraisal company with more than 80 years of experience in buying, selling, auctioning, appraising and liquidating all types of machinery, equipment and real estate.

Jacob Moshen founded Quaker City Auctioneers in 1932 and, with the help of his son and son-in-law, conducted 40-plus auctions each year through the 1970s. Once a commodity auction house, Eric Merback, the 3rd generation auctioneer and appraiser, transitioned the business into an equipment auction company specializing in industrial plants, construction and commercial assets.

For more information visit www.quakercity

Quantos Auctions

Quantos Auctions is brought to customers in partnership by Mitsubishi Corporations’ subsidiaries Nikken, NDT and Americ Machinery along with bidadoo Auctions. Sign up with Quantos Auctions to access sale announcements and online catalogs. Quantos Auctions provides global buyers with an opportunity to source quality used equipment from the most trusted suppliers in North America.

For more information, visit

Ritchason Auctioneers Inc.

Ritchason Auctioneers Inc. was founded in 1989 by Dewain and Beth Ritchason. The company conducts four heavy equipment and truck auctions per year at its Lebanon, Tenn., auction facility, as well as off-site and timed online only auctions throughout the year. This past year, the company celebrated its 25th anniversary in the auction business by honoring its many dedicated customers who have supported and contributed to its success throughout the past 25 years.

Ritchason Auctioneers is a family owned and operated business, and with the next generation of leadership coming alongside the founders, the company looks forward to serving the heavy equipment, truck, trailer and commercial vehicle industries with the same values and uncompromising integrity that has given Ritchason Auctioneers its well respected name in the auction business today. Ritchason Auctioneers Inc. is located at 7538 Linwood Road Lebanon, TN 37090. For more information, visit or call 800/806-3395.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is the world’s largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. ™ solutions make it easy for the world’s builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence, including live unreserved public auctions with on-site and online bidding (, the EquipmentOne ™ secure online marketplace (, a professional corporate asset management program, and a range of value-added services, including equipment financing for customers through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services ( Ritchie Bros. has operations in more than 25 countries, including 44 auction sites worldwide. For more information, visit

Roy Teitsworth Inc.

For 43 years Roy Teitsworth Inc. has specialized in the sale of construction, municipal and farm equipment auctions at the customer’s location or at its auction facility in Geneseo, N.Y. The company manages 60 to 70 auctions per year.

Roy Teitsworth Inc. has worked with the sale of construction and heavy equipment for more than 27 years and serves as an auctioneer for a national auction company that specializes in construction equipment. Recognized by the National Auctioneers Association as a leader in the marketing of municipal equipment, Roy Teitsworth Inc. has more than 20 years of experience in this industry. The company also is recognized in New York State by agricultural lenders as a leader in marketing used farm equipment.

Roy Teitsworth Inc. is located at 6502 Barber Hill Road, Geneseo, NY 14454.

For more information, call 585/243-1563 or visit

Sales Auction Company LLC

Sales Auction Company was created in 2009 by Samuel M. Sales and Samuel P. Sales (Sr.) and is located at 55 King Spring Rd., Windsor Locks, CT 06096. Since its beginning five years ago, this growing company has renovated and expanded its auction facility to more than nine acres of selling ground. Sales Auction Company specializes in selling all types of construction equipment including trucks, trailers, fleet vehicles, land care, agricultural equipment and more.

For more information call 860/627-7506 or visit

Shetron Auction & Equipment

Shetron Auction & Equipment LLC was established in 1991 and is located at 103 Hammond Rd., Shippensburg, Pa., on 15 acres visible from Interstate 81. The company hosts auctions every even month on the last Friday of that month in a drive-thru format.

Online bidding is available for those that can’t make it to the physical location. Auctions include construction and farm equipment and the company buys new and used construction equipment.

For more information call 717/253-0213 or visit

Steffes Auctioneers Inc.

Robert Steffes founded Steffes Auctioneers Inc. in 1960, primarily to sell farms and livestock. In 1984 the business incorporated and all business operations were moved to Fargo, N.D.

Today, Steffes is a nationally recognized company, that markets farm equipment, construction equipment, industrial equipment and real estate at public auction.

Steffes Auctioneers’ North Dakota office is located at 2000 Main Avenue East, West Fargo, ND 58078.

For more information, call 701/237-9173 or visit

The Auctioneers Group

The Auctioneers Group, founded by Peter Costanzo and Anthony Natoli, began in 1980 as a company specializing in the sale of equipment, general merchandise and real estate for the Federal Bankruptcy Court. Over the years the company has expanded and now offer professional auction and appraisal services for every type of asset.

The Auctioneers Group conducts more than 60 auctions per year throughout the northeast. Its specialties include construction equipment, vehicles, inventories and real estate. The company is bonded, licensed and insured, and all inquiries are strictly confidential. References are available on request.

The company’s headquarters are located at 22 Smock St. Neptune City, NJ 07753.

For more information call 732/776-7222 or visit

United Country Real Estate

United Country is an international auction and real estate company that specializes in selling all types of real estate, industrial and commercial assets, construction equipment, oil and gas production equipment and farm and ranch equipment. Established in 1925, the copmany is the nation’s largest and only organization of real estate professionals and auctioneers specializing in selling entire companies, including the equipment and the real estate.

When liquidating assets, United’s 275 auctioneers have sold everything from entire operations to individual bulldozers, graders, diesel engines and oilfield pumps. In the past 30 years, the company has liquidated entire plants that manufactured commercial turf care equipment, aircraft engine resurfacing operations, motor rewinding and transformer repair. The firm also offers a wide range of appraisal services.

United Country Real Estate is comprised of more than 5,000 agents and approximately 600 offices nationwide, serving more than 140 international markets with onsite, online-only, online and on-site auctions (real estate and personal property can be bid on online prior to and during a live event), multi-property and multi-parcel auctions.

Additionally, United Country has sold billions of dollars of development land, commercial and retail property, warehouses, equipment storage lots, trophy properties, ranches, farms and recreational land.

United Country Real Estate is headquartered at 2820 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, Mo., 64154.

For more information, call 800/999-1020 or visit

Utility Auctions Inc.

Utility Auctions Inc. is located at 601 Christiana Ave., Wilmington, DE 19801.

The company’s auctions are scheduled for every two months and sells vehicles and heavy equipment from a number of different consignors.

For more information, visit

Vaughan Auction Group LLC

Vaughan Auction Group LLC was founded by C.E. and Gayle Vaughan and their daughter Jodi Amaya 18 years ago. A privately held company, Vaughan Auction Group serves the construction, financial, fleet and excess liquidation markets primarily in the southeast, southwest and midwest United States regions and international markets.

Vaughan Auction Group held its first auction in Oct. 1995 and continues to hold four annual auctions — spring, summer, fall and winter contractors’ auctions.

The company’s permanent facility is located at 24280 Interstate 20, Wills Point TX 75169.

For more information, call 903/873-6777 or fax 903/873 6201.

Western Construction Auctions Inc.

Western Construction Auctions Inc. (WCA) is a full-service industrial auctioneer specializing in the marketing and sale of construction equipment, trucks and trailers, including transportation, mechanical repairs and equipment reconditioning.

WCA can help buyers assess the condition and value of equipment of interest. Performing equipment inspections providing additional photos and performance reviews and more are a few of the ways WCA serves customers. Online and proxy bidding also are on offer for WCA’s customers.

WCA’s Corporate Office / Auction Yard is located at 2021 Goetz Road, Perris, CA 92570.

For more information, call 951/490-0149 or toll free 866/731-7760 or visit

Wilson’s Auction

David and Carolyn Wilson founded Wilson’s Auction in 1966. Today, the company conducts more than 150 auctions involving a variety of items including farm machinery, construction equipment, antiques, estates, personal property and real estate. The

company’s permanent auction site and headquarters is located at 10120 Dupont Blvd. Lincoln, Del.

For more information call 302/422-3454 or visit

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