More Than 2,600 Bidders Participate in Ritchie Bros. Sale

More than 2,600 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.’ multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Chicago, Ill., on May 26.

📅   Thu June 02, 2016 - Midwest Edition
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Aric Geurink, H.E.S. Equipment, tries out this John Deere 700J dozer.
Aric Geurink, H.E.S. Equipment, tries out this John Deere 700J dozer.
Aric Geurink, H.E.S. Equipment, tries out this John Deere 700J dozer.
Shaun Madden, Madden Sewer & Drain, inspects this Case SV300 skid steer.
Tony Zell (L) and Basil Hicks, both of B&B Inc., look over some of Kent Elrod of Elrod Excavating stands in front of this Volvo L45B wheel loader.
Fredy Quevedo of Valley Enterprises Inc. gets ready to run this John Deere 544 wheel loader.
Colton and Brad Smith, both of R&R Construction, shop for a deal on a wheel loader. 
Ben Hafele, Hafele Construction, looks at the selection of dozers.
Dave Normington, owner of Normington Excavating, wants to update his fleet with this John Deere 550 dozer.

More than 2,600 bidders participated online and in person at Ritchie Bros.' multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Chicago, Ill., on May 26.

Bidders came from 40-plus countries, including 49 states. Approximately 62 percent of the equipment in the auction was sold to out-of-state buyers, from as far away as Vietnam, India and Poland. Online bidders purchased approximately 50 percent of the equipment sold (by dollar value).

More than 2,300 equipment items and trucks were sold in the auction, including more than 220 truck tractors, 350 trailers, 25 compactors, 25 excavators, 65 boom and scissor lifts, 40 forklifts and more.

For more information, please visit www.rbauction.com.