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Are New Machine Tool Deliveries Affecting Your Ability to Produce? Share Your Experience!

Please take this oportunity to share your experiences with delays in the availability of new machinery.  How long have you had to wait for new machines?  Which brands and types are available quickly? Which are not? We want to hear your story. 

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MachinesUsed.com: A History of Ingenuity, Initiative, and Dedication

The story of MachinesUsed.com is one of ingenuity, initiative, and plain old hard work. Founded in 2003 as the used machine tool division of Productivity Inc., MachinesUsed.com has grown from a small operation run by one man at a single desk to a full team of industry specialists with 100+ years of experience, operating out ...

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How an Online Auction Made a Difference for a Newly Widowed Client

It’s a common scenario. Sometimes, an owner is retiring. Other times, there’s an unexpected life change. MachinesUsed.com is uniquely equipped to address situations just like these. We can assess the condition of the machines, create auction lots of all equipment and supplies, post pictures, videos, and specs of the equipment, and host the online sale. 

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Machine Shop Auctions Continue to Sell High into 2022 at Machinesused.com

Supply chain challenges mean continued strong demand for machine shop tools and industrial manufacturing equipment. This small machine shop auction brought in good numbers for the machine shop owners in January. The business owners manufactured gun components of their own design at this facility. Last year they sold the product rights and decided to close the machine shop. Bids matched or exceeded our projections for most all of the items in the sale. Having nice looking Haas CNC Machines in the sale always help draw a crowd of bidders...

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The Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisers Welcome Mike Clark of DataRef Online and The Book as it's Newest Member

Welcome the AMEA’s Newest Member, and First Member of the NEW Professional Member AMEA Designation!
Mike Clark, President of the Book and Data Ref Online recently joined the Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisers as our first Professional Member.  The Professional Member designation is for those who would like to be members of the AMEA, but are not in the business of performing appraisals.  This is a great New Opportunity for people who provide services to, utilize, or work with AMEA Appraisers!

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Online Auction Preview Days for Precision Machine Shop in Memphis, TN

I was kind of excited to go down to Memphis in January to lot our upcoming Online Auction.  Not only about an auction full of realy nice CNC Machines and Tooling, but to go to Beale Street in the evenings and listen to music and eat barbecue!.  I was more than a bit dismayed when ...

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