10,000+ items: Ritchie Bros. auction offers largest selection of equipment in Florida

New drone video showcases the vast range of equipment to be sold at the February 15 – 19 auction

ORLANDO, FL (February 4, 2016) – It's not often you see 10,000+ equipment items and trucks for sale in one place. Yellow, green, red and chrome as far as the eye can see—and it's all available to the highest bidders.

Next month, the construction, transportation and other heavy equipment industries will focus on Florida as equipment buyers from around the world participate in Ritchie Bros.' five-day auction event in Orlando. Last year's event attracted more than 9,350 bidders from 81 countries to bid on the 10,500+ items.

Ritchie Bros.' 200-acre Orlando auction site is packed with equipment and trucks from every major brand, including Caterpillar, Volvo, John Deere, Komatsu, Terex, Grove, JLG, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Freightliner and International. Every item will be sold without minimum bids or reserve prices from February 15 – 19, 2016.

To see a new drone video of the equipment selection, visit rbauction.com/Orlando.

"Ritchie Bros. offers buyers the best selection of used equipment and trucks in the world," said Terry Dolan, President (USA & Latin America), Ritchie Bros. "You'll find all the top brands at our Orlando auction, including hundreds of unused and late model, low hour items. And it's all available to view and inspect before you buy."

Equipment highlights include:

  • 425+ excavators
  • 395+ compactors
  • 215+ loaders
  • 150 dozers
  • 75+ articulated dump trucks
  • 55+ motor graders
  • 30 rock trucks
  • 115+ cranes
  • 570+ boom and scissor lifts
  • 105 telescopic handlers
  • 450+ truck tractors
  • 390+ trailers
  • 115+ mechanics trucks
  • 2,125+ attachments, and much more

Anyone can bid in person at the auction site, online in real time at rbauction.com, and by proxy.

Up to 100% financing is available, with no payments for 90 days (limited time offer, subject to terms and conditions). Low-cost warranties are available to purchase on select equipment and trucks that have been pre-approved through an independent inspection.

See rbauction.com/Orlando for the most up-to-date list of equipment. You can also flip through the late-edition brochure showcasing 2,000+ items added since the main brochure printed last week.

Additional equipment in Tampa Bay & Panama being sold in Orlando
In addition to the 200-acres of equipment at its site, Ritchie Bros. will also sell a large selection of equipment located in Panama City, Panama and the foreign trade zone at Port Tampa Bay during the Orlando auction. Visit rbauction.com/Orlando for more info.

Luxury investment property in the Bahamas to be sold by unreserved auction
Three multi-unit apartment complexes with 35 total units, along with a neighbouring buildable lot, will be sold as a single lot in this unreserved auction—no minimum bids or reserve prices. For more information about this rare investment opportunity, visit rbauction.com/realestate.

About Ritchie Bros.

Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros.TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence, including live unreserved public auctions with on-site and online bidding (rbauction.com), the EquipmentOneTM secure online marketplace (EquipmentOne.com), a professional corporate asset management program, and a range of value-added services, including equipment financing for customers through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services (rbauction.com/financing). Ritchie Bros. has operations in 19 countries, including 44 auction sites worldwide. Learn more at RitchieBros.com.

Photos and video for embedding in media stories are available at rbauction.com/media.

For more information, please contact:
Ian Malinski
Corporate Communications Lead
Phone: 1.778.331.5432