IronPlanet Adds Fifth Day to Florida Cat Auction Services
Unreserved Public Auction
Ring Power Hosts Largest Cat Auction Services Event Ever with Impressive Selection of Equipment in Florida February 8 - 12
PLEASANTON, Calif. - January 21, 2016 - IronPlanet®, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment and trucks, has added a fifth day to its annual Kissimmee, Florida auction. Already one of the industry's most anticipated events of 2016, IronPlanet's Cat Auction Services marketplace has expanded its Florida event schedule to start on Monday, February 8, to accommodate additional sellers who have consigned more than 2,000 pieces of quality equipment to the sale.
Ring Power Corporation of St. Augustine, Florida, one of the largest Cat dealers in North America, is hosting the auction. This is the second year that Ring Power has hosted this event, which will be the largest Cat Auction Services unreserved public auction in its history. The auction will take place in Kissimmee, FL, on February 8 - 12, 2016, beginning at 9 a.m. ET each day.
"IronPlanet is changing the Florida auction landscape this year," said Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet Chairman and CEO. "I am very excited about the level of support from independent Cat dealers, leading OEMs, dealers, construction companies, rental companies, financial institutions, and other large fleet owners. The equipment that we will be auctioning, all backed by our IronClad Assurance, will be the best selection of late model, low hour equipment in the Florida auctions this year. We have been marketing this sale to our global buyer base of more than 1.4 million registered users and we anticipate great bidder turnout. Online or in person, our event is not to be missed."
The company's largest unreserved public auction ever will feature a wide range of high-quality equipment from Caterpillar, Volvo, John Deere, Komatsu, JLG, Genie and more. Another first for this year's auction will be the participation of Wal-Mart who is selling Cascadia Freightliners. IronPlanet's innovative LEADERBOARD® live auction technology will provide online bidders the same views, videos and bidding experience as onsite bidders, reaching a global audience in approximately 150 countries around the world.
"This year's Cat Auction Services sale has one of the most impressive line-ups of equipment that I have ever seen in Florida in February," said Frank Fowler, senior vice president and director of used sales at Ring Power Corporation. "While Ring Power has traditionally participated in the Florida auctions and enjoyed the strong participation of onsite buyers, we now have access to the much larger online global buyer base of IronPlanet as well. Ring Power's decision to give 100% support to IronPlanet's Cat Auction Services marketplace is a result of our recognition of a changing market and where we receive the most value for our business."
Equipment highlights include:
168 Wheel Loaders
130 Crawler Tractors
95 Compact Track Loaders
106 Backhoe Loaders
89 Off-Road Trucks
56 Skid Steer Loaders
44 Motor Graders
37 Light Towers
And more. See ironplanet.com/Florida for the most current list; more equipment is being added daily.
IronPlanet's Cat Auction Services Orlando, FL, event details:
Monday, February 8 - Friday, February 12, 2016
9 a.m. ET daily
Equipment preview: Monday, February 1 - Sunday, February 7,
8 a.m. ET - 5 p.m. ET daily
On-site at 5000 Oren Brown Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Online at www.ironplanet.com
today: At www.ironplanet.com and view inspection reports.
Featured seller highlights:
Allied Building Products
Alta Equipment Company
Everglades Farm Equipment
Global Contracting Group, LLC.
Gregory Poole Equipment
Kelly Tractor Co.
Rainey Construction Co.
Ring Power Corporation
Southland Construction Inc.
W F Jackson Construction Co
Yancey Bros. Co.
Look for IronPlanet's IronClad Assurance® equipment condition certification on equipment listed on IronPlanet, TruckPlanet® and GovPlanet®, which gives buyers the confidence to buy online knowing that they have an accurate representation of equipment condition. Equipment Protection Plans from Cat Financial will come with or be available on certain items, which will be noted in the auction catalog.
IronPlanet is the leading online marketplace for used heavy equipment and an innovative participant in the multi-billion dollar heavy equipment auction market. Since 2000, IronPlanet has built a database of more than 1.4 million registered users worldwide. IronPlanet connects buyers and sellers of used equipment with its exclusive IronClad Assurance® buyer protection program and family of sites including IronPlanet®, GovPlanet®, TruckPlanet®, Cat Auction Services, Kruse Energy & Equipment AuctioneersSM, allEquip® and Asset Appraisal ServicesSM. IronPlanet is backed by Accel Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Caterpillar and Volvo. For more information, visit www.ironplanet.com.
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