Attendees Brave Freezing Temps for Cat Auction Sale

Temperatures well below zero could not stop attendees from getting in on the action in Minnesota.

Wed December 18, 2013 - Midwest Edition
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Darrel Smith (L) of Jayhawk Equipment, Papillion, Neb., bids on equipment and sets up his transportation with Mike Munroe of Valley Transport Services, Grand Meadow, Minn.
Darrel Smith (L) of Jayhawk Equipment, Papillion, Neb., bids on equipment and sets up his transportation with Mike Munroe of Valley Transport Services, Grand Meadow, Minn.
Darrel Smith (L) of Jayhawk Equipment, Papillion, Neb., bids on equipment and sets up his transportation with Mike Munroe of Valley Transport Services, Grand Meadow, Minn. Mark Murray of Caterpillar Financial Services was on hand to help with any equipment financing needs. Doug Bryan, owner of Bryan Heavy Equipment, Oelwein, Iowa, was looking for some used equipment he could add to his inventory.  Bryan Heavy Equipment just became a new Bobcat dealer for Iowa. Brooke Sanders, marketing coordinator of Cat Auction Services, greets Sergio A. Arizpe Galvan of Gruas y Gruas, who came all the way from Mexico. Head Auctioneer Gabe Peterson of the Midwest region kept the equipment moving at another great Cat Auction. Dick Courts of Courts Machinery, Windom, Minn., with his newly acquired 2007 Komatsu WA380-6 loader. Brent Nicklay of Cat Auction Services was very happy with the turnout. It is cold but the heavy snow held off, he said. Ziegler CAT, Columbus, Minn., hosted another successful Cat Auction in its newest facility.

Despite the below zero temperatures, Cat Auction Services Minneapolis auction still brought a strong turnout. The auction took place at Ziegler CAT’s Columbus, Minn., facility on Dec. 5.

This is Cat Auction Service’s seventh sale partnering with Ziegler CAT. There were 233 quality lots, with a total of 569 bidders, 123 of which were new customers. The sale produced great numbers; the whole Cat Auctions team and Ziegler CAT were pleased with the outcome.




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