JM Wood Finishes Strong With Dec. Sale in Montgomery

More than $23 million of equipment sold on site with more than $3 million in online sales with international bidders from as far away as Thailand, Canada, Vietnam, Jordan, Cambodia, Malaysia and Mexic

📅   Wed January 06, 2016 - Southeast Edition


(L-R): Zach and Autrey Burns, both of Kyuka Farms, Attalla, Ala., and Bill Woods of Woods Equipment Company, Nashville, Tenn., talk about the lineup of machines about to go on the auction block on day two of the sale.
(L-R): Zach and Autrey Burns, both of Kyuka Farms, Attalla, Ala., and Bill Woods of Woods Equipment Company, Nashville, Tenn., talk about the lineup of machines about to go on the auction block on day two of the sale.
(L-R): Zach and Autrey Burns, both of Kyuka Farms, Attalla, Ala., and Bill Woods of Woods Equipment Company, Nashville, Tenn., talk about the lineup of machines about to go on the auction block on day two of the sale. Jonathan Burns (L) of Burns Dirt Construction, Columbus, Miss., and Dale Hollis of Jonathan Burns Enterprises, Columbus, Miss., look over several of the dozers in the auction. David Rasmussen (L) of Doggett Machinery, Alexandria, La., and Mark Granger of Granger Equipment Co., Ruston, La., attend the sale. Bill Baker of Thompson Tractor Co., Alabama’s authorized Cat dealer, tests out a Cat D3K2 dozer. (L-R):?Brent Bygland, Bygland Dirt Contracting Inc., Albion, Neb.; Louie Hinkle, cattle farmer, Lafayette, Ala.; Scottie Hollon, retired, Oxford, Ala.; and Hubert Benefield, Benefield Landscaping, Heflin, Ala., share a laugh during the auction. Jared Hilyer (L) and Jeff Thompson, both of Thompson Electric, Opelika, Ala., give the JM Wood sale a thumbs up. Brandon Gibbs (L) and Shaun Gonzalez, both of Weaver Environmental Services, Huntsville, Ala., bought a fuel truck on day one and were back on day two for a deal on this John Deere 270D LC. (L-R): Dean Guthrie, independent contractor, Millbrook, Ala.; James Merritt, AirNow, Millbrook, Ala.; and Arlon Tierce, Tierce Industrial Services, Montgomery, Ala., shop the inventory of excavators.

JM Wood Auction finished 2015 strong with its end of the year two-day construction equipment, truck, agricultural and forestry machine auction at its headquarters facility in Montgomery, Ala., on Dec. 2 to 3.

More than $23 million of equipment sold on site with more than $3 million in online sales with international bidders from as far away as Thailand, Canada, Vietnam, Jordan, Cambodia, Malaysia and Mexico.

Consignors included Flint Equipment, Taylor Services, numerous Alabama, Florida and Georgia counties, B & G equipment and more than 250 other sellers

“This was the largest end of the year December auction in our 42 years,” said Bryant Wood, company president. “Contractors have work and they were spending money.”

Next up for JM Wood is its 43rd annual spring auction. This four-day auction, which is slated for early March, will feature more than 3,000 lots including 150 2012 to 2016 Mack and Kenworth trucks as well as more than 30 late model Cat 140M and 140H graders from Alabama counties.