Ritchie Bros. Hosts Sale in Orlando, Fla.

Wed November 11, 2015 - Southeast Edition

Mike Ray of Tico Machine in Brooksville, Fla., inspects this JLG 600.
Mike Ray of Tico Machine in Brooksville, Fla., inspects this JLG 600.
Mike Ray of Tico Machine in Brooksville, Fla., inspects this JLG 600. This 2013 Cat 740B sold for $335,000. Carlos Salazar (L) and Ralph Munoz of Miami Concrete Equipment get a closer look at this Cat 938G. Mark Yarbrough, owner of Intrac in Plant City, Fla., takes note of this Deere 544J. Richard Wojtkowski of PLT considers bidding on this Volvo. Dan McHugh of Brookside Equipment Sales in Massachusetts sits in the driver’s seat. The inventory included off-road trucks. Terry (L) and Steve Blenker of Quality Marine Construction show interest in some barges that were being sold at the auction. Jamie Wurthamnn, UCM Inc., discusses the trucks available at the sale. Kelly Crowder of Mount Carmel Stabilization Group in Mount Carmel, Ill., attends the sale.

Ritchie Bros. held its fourth and final Orlando, Fla., auction of 2015 on Oct. 22. The multi-million dollar auction attracted more than 1,900 bidders from 45-plus countries.

More than 1,400 equipment items and trucks were sold in the unreserved public auction. Approximately 64 percent of the equipment was sold to out-of-state buyers from as far away as Poland, Thailand and Egypt.

The next Orlando auction will be held Feb. 15 to 19, 2016. For decades, Ritchie Bros.’s multi-day February auction in Florida has been the largest industrial auction in the world each year. More than 10,000 equipment items were sold at the 2015 February Orlando event, which attracted 9,350-plus bidders from 81 countries.

“Our February Orlando auction is one of the most eagerly anticipated industry events of the year, attracting thousands of sellers and bidders from around the world,” said Terry Dolan, president USA and Latin America, Ritchie Bros. in a news release issued on Oct. 27. “[On October 22], our Orlando team held its fourth and final auction of 2015. For the next three and half months they will be dedicated to building the best auction event possible for February 2016, with help from across our entire company. ”

Consignments are now being accepted for the Orlando 2016 event.

For more information, call 863/420-9919 to sell in the February auction.