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Industrial Appraisals

Machinesused.com is an industrial appraisal company that offers professional appraisals for a wide range of industrial machinery.  All industrial appraisals conform with USPAP and are appraised by one of our Certified Equipment Appraisers (CEA) who have years of experience. Our appraisers are past and present Board Members for the AMEA, Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers.

Whether you need machine appraisals for used CNC machines, lathes, mills, or grinders, for individual machines or an entire manufacturing plant, Machinesused.com will provide a reliable valuation of your equipment.  Since each situation is unique, we work with you to offer you the valuation services that are required to fit your needs:equipment financing, estate planning, tax purposes, insurance, equipment/plant sale or purchase.

Our on-staff appraisers will use their expertise to provide you with a machine appraisal that is accurate and trustworthy.

View our video below to learn more about our company

Machinesused.com offers Valuation Services of Industrial Equipment and Facilities for:

  • Appraisals
  • Appraisal Reviews
  • Appraisal Consulting

From individual machines to entire manufacturing plants, the appraisal services and industrial appraisals are all performed to conform with USPAP (The Uniform Standards of Professional Appriasal Practice)

Machinesused.com provides accurate, professional, USPAP Compliant Appraisals to serve the following valuation needs:

  • Equipment Financing
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Purposes
  • Insurance
  • Equipment/Plant Sale
  • Equipment/Plant Purchase

Asset recovery and Plant Liquidation services are also available. Machinesused.com is a member of the Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA) and the American Machine Tool Distributors Association (AMTDA).

Give us a call today at 763-745-1166 to begin your industrial appraisal!


Our On-Staff Appraisers

John Lawton

Certified Equipment Appraiser/Founder of MachinesUsed.com and serves as General Manager

John has been in the industry of buying, selling and appraising used machinery and equipment since 1989. He is a Certified Equipment Appraiser and a member of the AMEA(Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers). John is currently serving as Vice President of the AMEA. 






Jack Mendenhall

Certified Equipment Appraiser

Jack has been in the industry of buying, selling and appraising used machinery and equipment since 1988. He is a Certified Equipment Appraiser and a member of the AMEA(Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers). Jack is a Past President of the AMEA and is a licensed auctioneer in the state of Minnesota. 






Chris Archer

Certified Equipment Appraiser

Chris got his start in the used equipment industry almost 10 years ago with MachinesUsed.com and has since become a Certified Equipment Appraiser and a member of the AMEA(Association Of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers). Chris specializes in buying, selling, auctioning, and appraising of used CNC metalworking machinery. 









Assoication of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers