Used machinery trade: digitally defined
The digital revolution has changed the used machinery trade. Online auctions have become one of the most important sales channels and today surplex.com is the best-selling auction platform within the sector. Every year more than 55,000 assets change owners at over 500 online auctions. Buyers benefit from our rich supply of items, while sellers derive profit from the worldwide demand.
surplex.com in numbers:
- More than 50 million impressions per year
- More than 500 auctions per year
- More than 55,000 sold items per year
- More than 125,000 registered buyers
- Auction platform available in 16 languages
Excellent results - online and offline
You need more than just a powerful auction platform to set up a successful auction. Only the professional organisation before and after the auction sale leads to optimal results. Surplex relies not only on digitization, but also on human factor. More than 200 experts offer you the most suitable solution - in 20 languages! We advise. We organise. We optimise. We handle every sale smoothly.
Surplex in numbers:
- Founded in 1999
- Representative offices in 11 countries (Europe)
- 200 employees
Full service - advantages for all clients
Surplex brings together all relevant players in the global machinery trade, whether factory managers, craftsmen, insolvency administrators, machine dealers, banking or leasing experts. Take profit from our ISO-certified full service, starting from the purchase, all the way to the customs formalities. We ensure that every export worldwide runs smoothly and relieve our customers of every kind of burden.
Full service (ISO-9001:2015):
- Cleaning and preparation of the auction
- Creation of product catalogues (photos, videos)
- Inspections on-site
- Customer service (20 languages)
- Professional invoice management
- Dismantling, transport, customs formalities
Item selection, service, price range: advantages for buyers
Surplex offers a wide selection of industrial machinery and tools from metal and wood processing as well as from construction, plastics and other industry sectors at plentiful industrial auctions all around Europe. The purchase prices are formed right before your eyes: transparently and fairly! You don’t have to worry about the dismantling, transport and customs formalities. We take care of ensuring that everything goes as planned.
- Wide selection of machines
- Market-related prices
- Fast and reliable logistic services
- Service at 360°
- Free on truck sale
Good performance pays off: advantages for sellers
Surplex offers not only high revenues, but also a comprehensive scale of solutions according to your needs. On request Surplex buys your machines on fair terms. You can either receive an immediate liquidity in case of a prompt payment processing or use the efficiency of our auction platform and let us take care of the marketing of your assets. We organise the entire sales process - and get more out of your existing resources!
- Higher revenues at surplex.com
- Immediate purchase at fair terms
- Flexible marketing strategies
- Prompt payment processing
- Market-related evaluations
Up to 75% above liquidation value: factory closures by Surplex
After 20 years of experience with different kind of factory closures, we are able to sell, clean and hand over every factory site at best financial conditions. 200 experts in eleven European countries master all international challenges confidently. Thanks to professional online marketing, we have recorded hammer prices up to 75% higher than the liquidation value determined by the experts.
- Great hammer prices: up to 75% above liquidation value
- Scheduled logistic management within tight time frames
- 20 years of experience with major projects
- International team
- Representative offices in 11 European countries
- Relieving customers’ workload through our full service
Workshop closures in the craftsmanship
We achieve the best solutions for the closure of your carpentry, glazing or metalworking workshops. Your contact persons at Surplex are qualified professionals, e.g. carpenters or locksmiths. Surplex advises you, takes care of all tasks and clears up your workshop in record time. Your machines will be sold worldwide at best prices!
- Higher revenues at surplex.com
- Specialists in metal and woodworking
- Qualified staff
- Relief from all tasks
- Well-swept and punctual handover
We are partners with machine dealers
Surplex.com is lucrative for machine dealers too. 50 million views per year enable a successful sale of your assets, whether it is a clean-up of a warehouse, sale of tools, peripheral equipment or inventory. Further, in case of closures of the entire factories, Surplex is still your ideal partner. Choosing Surplex is risk-free: we work on a success basis and take on all logistic tasks for you.
- High-performing sale channel
- Sale of inventories and peripheral equipment
- Effective warehouse clearance
- Cooperation during big projects
Optimized processes for buyers and sellers
Surplex stands out from the mass of competitors with its services. Only a few industrial auction houses offer specialized valuations based on real market prices. Not so many provide their customers with services in 20 languages. However, no competitor organises dismantling, transport (CMR) and customs clearance for you from a single source. Our after-sales service is the best in the industry!
- Expert valuations
- Comprehensive after-sales service
- Comprehensive logistic service
- Free on truck sale
Ready for Europe
For decades, the used machinery industry has been trading across national borders. The EU internal market is the backbone of the European machine trade. However, Surplex goes one step further: with its own locations in 13 European countries, it will be even easier for all customers to purchase or sell machines abroad. Take advantage of our large selection of products and services!
Surplex branch offices:
- United Kingdom