25 Apr

Five Ways to Make Selling Machinery Easier

Selling machinery equipment or an entire plant can seem a daunting process.

Many companies don’t know what to do with machinery when they are ready to upgrade or replace equipment. The thought of selling it may occur to a company, but the work involved in executing a sale can appear to outweigh any potential gain.

Here are five ways to make selling machinery easier.

Selling Machinery

  1. Find a machinery dealer. You don’t have to go it alone. Companies like Machinery Resources International many times offer to purchase equipment they know they can resell. Also, machinery dealers help you sell previously used equipment via liquidation or auction. A good way to see if a dealer is a fit for you is to look at their current inventory.
  2. Get an appraisal. Look for a company that offers in-field or desktop assessments, so you know upfront the value of selling equipment. At Machinery Resources, we provide equipment appraisal services across a wide range of industries. Whether you are selling medical, construction, food processing, or computer equipment, it’s imperative you know what it is worth before selling.
  3. Use professional industrial machinery auctioneers. If you go the route of auctioning off equipment, be sure you choose a company with experienced sellers. Machinery Resources uses auctioneers with over 60 years combined experience.
  4. Deal with a reputable company. When reselling equipment, be sure to do a background check on the company you hire. Are they trustworthy? Are they respected in their industry? Do they have a history of successful transactions? Do they have a reputation for innovative problem solving and prompt turnaround time?
  5. Choose a machinery dealer with in-house machine tool experts. In-house machine tool experts can propose a plan that fits your company’s specific needs and maximizes value. Machinery Resources maintains a staff of experienced experts to making selling machinery easier for you.

If you have questions about selling machinery, please contact our experts at Machinery Resources.