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Ritchie Bros. and IronPlanet Secure Unconditional Antitrust Clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice; Acquisition is Expected to Close in the Next Few Weeks

Posted by IronPlanet on May 18, 2017 10:09:14 AM

Historic acquisition is expected to transform the company and industry through complementary brands, innovative digital technology, product offerings in multiple channels and expanded global reach

 

  • Unprecedented customer choice through multi-channel product offerings for used equipment sellers and buyers
  • Combined company will leverage Ritchie Bros. unique business model and financial strength with IronPlanet’s online expertise and powerful inspection system to further solidify position as the premier global asset management and disposition company
  • New organization, led by veteran CEO Ravi Saligram, will bring together two strong management teams with complementary strengths and unique skill sets to accelerate growth
  • Ritchie will become Caterpillar’s preferred global partner for live onsite and online auctions of used equipment through a strategic alliance
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Topics: Press Releases

Monitor Daily Features IronPlanet's Chairman and CEO Gregory J. Owens

Posted by IronPlanet on May 18, 2017 6:05:07 AM

Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet chairman and CEO, was named a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in Northern California by EY.

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Topics: In the News

EY Announces Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet Chairman and CEO, as an Entrepreneur of The Year® 2017 Award finalist in Northern California

Posted by IronPlanet on May 17, 2017 9:32:53 AM

EY today announced that Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet® Chairman and CEO, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in Northern California. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Owens was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 23rd at The Fairmont in San Jose, California.

 

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Topics: Industry Headlines, In the News, Data

IronPlanet Webinar Series - Episode 6 takes place Tuesday, June 6th and will feature VeriTread

Posted by IronPlanet on May 17, 2017 6:37:44 AM

 

 

The next episode in the IronPlanet® Webinar Series will be Taking the Heavy out of Heavy-Haul - The Online Way and will take place Tuesday, June 6th at 10am PDT / 6pm BST.

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Topics: Webinar, learning, digital, transport

IronPlanet Featured in Lift and Access

Posted by IronPlanet on May 11, 2017 6:00:00 AM

IronPlanet Lands First European Customer for Cloud-Based Platform

 

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Topics: Industry Headlines, In the News

Big Yellow Steel Rolls into Steeler Nation for IronPlanet’s Pittsburgh Area Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction

Posted by IronPlanet on May 10, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Cat Auction Services Event Includes Large Selection of Equipment in Waynesburg, PA on May 17, 2017

 

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IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced highlights for its upcoming Pittsburgh area Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction. This on-site sale marks IronPlanet’s return to the Keystone State and will include over 440 pieces of quality, used equipment.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Auctions, Heavy Equipment, Cat Auction Services

TruckPlanet's Paul Blalock Featured in Equipment World

Posted by IronPlanet on May 9, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Five Dealer Advantages from Using Auctions for Trucks

Lucas Deal

 

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Topics: Industry Headlines, In the News

APSV Selects IronPlanet’s New Marketplace Direct Cloud-Based Platform to Remarket Used Equipment

Posted by IronPlanet on May 8, 2017 6:00:00 AM

APSV Becomes First European Company to Utilize IronPlanet’s Unique Technology Platform with Self-Listing Functionality

 

IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced APSV, the long-established U.K. supplier of ex-MOD and ex-PLC construction equipment, plant and trucks, as its first European customer on the new Marketplace Direct platform. Marketplace Direct features advanced, self-listing functionality for larger-scale equipment sellers.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Data, digital

IronPlanet’s GovPlanet Helps Increase Website Traffic Over 300% For Early Platform Advertiser Vet Threadz

Posted by IronPlanet on Apr 27, 2017 6:00:00 AM

IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced that its GovPlanet marketplace has launched Vet Threadz, a U.S. military veteran-owned and operated non-profit apparel company, as an inaugural platform advertiser. Since Vet Threadz began advertising its apparel line on GovPlanet.com in April 2017, the company has seen a 300% increase in website traffic.

 

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Topics: Press Releases, Government Surplus

VIDEO: IronPlanet Webinar Series - Episode 5: Predicting the Future of Equipment Machine Pricing – From Platforms to Performance Prediction Models

Posted by IronPlanet on Apr 27, 2017 3:46:37 AM

Our webinar series continues with IronPlanet's CMO Matt Ackley and Ken Calhoon, VP of Data Analytics.

 

The fifth episode in IronPlanet's webinar series - Predicting the Future of Equipment Machine Pricing - is now available to view

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Topics: Data, Webinar, learning

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