JM Wood Auction Holds Successful Sale in Montgomery

Tue June 26, 2012 - Southeast Edition
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Talking about what’s going on in the used equipment business are Jerry Cole (L), C & C Equipment, Hattiesburg, Miss.; and Bill Woods  Woods Equipment Co., Nashville, Tenn.
Talking about what’s going on in the used equipment business are Jerry Cole (L), C & C Equipment, Hattiesburg, Miss.; and Bill Woods Woods Equipment Co., Nashville, Tenn.
Talking about what’s going on in the used equipment business are Jerry Cole (L), C & C Equipment, Hattiesburg, Miss.; and Bill Woods  Woods Equipment Co., Nashville, Tenn. Thoroughly testing the hydraulics on a Hitachi Zaxis 350LC is John Harris, used construction and forestry equipment specialist of NORTRAX at the company’s LaVergne, Tenn., location. “Digging in deep” to see what makes this Cat 320L “tick” are Charles (L) and George Sobley , Sobley Excavating, Columbus, Miss. Making a final assessment and taking notes on a Cat 320CL excavator is Mark Enck, PowerTrac Machinery, Miami. Checking machine values are Steve Hutchins (L), Sibley Enterprises, West Blocton, Ala., and Billy Sibley, owner of Sibley Enterprises and Statewide Land Services, West Blocton, Ala. Looking over the largest excavator in the sale lineup, a Cat 375, are (L-R) Don Verner, Diversified Fabricators Inc., Griffin, Ga; Scotty Jones, SJ Farms, Garden Valley, Ga; and Gary Simmons, John Simmons & Sons, Ideal, Ga. Going under the fender of a Komatsu HD465 off road truck for an up close inspection is Rodney Payton, Chilton Contractors Inc., Clanton, Ala. The JM Wood staff on the ramp roll in a package of four 2006 Komatsu HD465-7 off-road trucks for some high-dollar bidding

JM Wood Auction’s multi-day June sale at its headquarters in Montgomery, Ala., was a huge success, according to company representatives, who stated that there were bidders from 32 states and 14 countries.

Highlights of the sale included a group of 2012 Mack GU713 tri-axle dumps that brought $125,000 each; a 2007 Komatsu GD655 motorgrader that sold for $120,000; and a 2006 Komatsu HD465-7EO for $205,000.

“We had a tremendous turnout for our 39th annual summer auction,” said Vice President Bryant Wood. “We are starting to see a lot of new faces at the auctions. People are starting to get more work and they are coming to the auctions to update their fleets. It’s always exciting to meet new folks at the sale, but we are truly blessed to already have so many loyal customers that always come to every auction. It is truly an auction family we have down here.”