Auction in Meppen Breaks All Records

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest auction house for agricultural machinery and equipment as well as industrial equipment, carried out a record-breaking auction on its site in Meppen on 13 November.

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Diese uneingeschränkte, öffentliche Auktion markiert den vorläufigen Höhepunkt der über einen Zeitraum von zehn Jahren stetig gewachsenen, gut funktionierenden Kooperation mit der AGRAVIS Raiffeisen AG. Anlässlich der Jubiläumsauktion wurden einige Rekorde erzielt. Unter anderem die größte Anzahl an Bietern (2,000), an verkauften Posten (1.980), Verkäufern (195) sowie Käufern (620). Die Auktion bot ein breit gefächertes Sortiment an farmerschaftlichen Geräten sowie machines für die Baubranche, wobei jedes Auktionslos in gewohnter Weise an den Höchstbieter, ohne vorherige Mindestgebote or Festpreise, versteigert wurde. Die Bieter nahmen an der Auktion entweder direkt vor Ort auf dem Auktionsgelände, live online auf  rbauction.com rbauction.com or mit Abwesenheitsgeboten teil.

"The most recent auction in Meppen demonstrated the success that we have created together with our partner AGRAVIS, our customers in Germany and around the world", Jeroen Rijk, Managing Director Europe und Senior Vice President von Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, confirmed with great pleasure. "For more than ten years, we have sold more than 17,500 machines and appliances at auctions in Meppen to buyers resident in 59 countries of this world." This is the proof of a model for success that previously did not exist in the agricultural industry. Guido Ottens, Managing Director of AGRAVIS Technik Center GmbH AGRAVIS Technik Center GmbH and one of the masterminds of this collaborative venture, provides additional explanation: "The major agricultural technology auction in Meppen, which we have successfully carried out for a decade with our professional partner, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, is hugely important to the AGRAVIS Technology Group. The auction, with its incomparable atmosphere, is an important additional revenue pillar and simultaneously the right way to market agricultural machinery, as we reach new markets and countries. The anniversary auction confirmed this impressively once again with a new bidder and machinery record. We intend to take joint action over the next few years to further develop what we have built up in Meppen."

The record facts of the Meppen auction in brief:

  • More than 1,980 machines found a new owner.
  • 2,000 bidders took part in the bidding process on site and online.
  • More than 620 buyers were pleased about a good transaction.
  • 195 sellers again have more space in the yard.
  • The most expensive tractor ever sold in Meppen – a 2013 Fendt 936 Vario SCR MFWD – went to an online bidder from Germany for 150,000 euros.

Ritchie Bros. currently has more than 80 global auctions in its diary. The next auction in Meppen will take place in March 2015. The entire list of all upcoming auctions is available here here .

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