Don Smock Auction Company, Inc.

Don Smock Auction Company held an absolute crushing and screening equipment auction in Paragon, Ind., on Nov. 15. The auction was conducted to liquidate assets of the JW Jones company as the company realigns its equipment inventory. To accommodate the high volume of equipment, bidding took place in two rings within the 52-acre equipment yard.

Don Smock Auction Company conducted a complete liquidation equipment auction June 21, 2019, for Crossroads Excavating and Construction, based in Winchester, Ind. Crossroads Excavating & Construction disbanded when two of the three partners elected to merge with another locally-owned construction firm and the third partner chose to branch out on his own.

Don Smock Auction Company held its 26th Annual Fall Auction at its complex in Pendleton, Ind., on Sept. 21. The auction drew a crowd of active bidders from Indiana and surrounding states. Online bidding also was strong. The auction was staged in three rings and equipment up for bid included excavators, crawlers, tractors, loader backhoes, scrapers, skid steer loaders, attachments and a large selection of trucks.

Jon Hosier has joined Don Smock as western Indiana sales manager. Hosier graduated from the Florida Police Academy in Osceola County in 2001 and returned to Pendleton, Ind., in 2002 where he worked security for the state of Indiana until he was recruited for a full-time position with the Lapel Police Department.

Don Smock Auction Company conducted its 26th annual summer auction at the company's auction complex in Pendleton, Ind., on June 15. The auction attracted an enthusiastic crowd of bidders from Indiana and surrounding states to the sale site and also drew active online bidding.

Don Smock Auction Company held its 25th annual Snowball Auction at the company's facility in Pendleton, Ind., on Dec. 7. Frigid conditions didn't deter an active crowd of auction attendees and online bidders as the sales heated up inside the facilities 80 x 100 ft.

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.