Excess Materials & The Environment
Despite their best efforts, industrial companies tend to create an extraordinary amount of waste when manufacturing their products. Most industrial equipment and excess materials end up getting sent to a landfill for disposal – and that can be quite harmful to the environment. But what if companies made the conscious choice to sell used industrial equipment and their excess materials? It would certainly save the environment from harmful toxins and would eliminate adding more junk to the earth’s landfills.
It’s a wise choice for companies to sell off their excess materials, especially so that other companies (either new businesses or businesses on a budget), can recycle parts or reuse them. All kinds of industrial materials can be resold during an inventory consolidation. From nonferrous metals to recycled plastics and all other types of manufacturing components – they’re all in high demand on the secondhand market. Companies can take action now to continue to reduce industrial waste, in order to spare the planet from significant long-term damage.
Most well-maintained equipment and excess materials used for manufacturing or industrial production can regain most of their value by being listed on resale markets. Leading manufacturers in the industrial space will discover that tapping into this market is a great way to avoid dumping these items into a landfill. Reusing materials will also create tremendous savings for your company, saving space and manpower.
For smaller businesses or new ones that are in a period of great expansion, used equipment can be a great alternative to buying new. Instead of spending their capital on brand new equipment, the used one will do as good of a job, without a high price tag.
For buyers, purchasing used equipment may only cost a small percentage of the original price. When searching for used equipment, buyers usually look for the lowest cost, and then decide based on the condition of the equipment and if it’s been well-maintained. Then the equipment is shipped out to the buyer without any warranty.
If you are preparing your industrial equipment for sale, remember to include all maintenance and safety records. The buyer will be more likely to purchase if they know that your equipment has been well-maintained and has consistently met safety standards.
Managing the resale of industrial equipment and excess materials can be challenging. Especially if those who are tasked with doing it still need to handle their regular job. Outsourcing this process to a vendor who has experience in reselling can help you recover fair market value for your items.
AECI has that exact experience. We are an outstanding third-party vendor which can help you manage your aftermarket selling efforts. We’ve been assisting customers for over a decade. Our team will help you resell excess materials, used equipment, and anything else that can be recycled or reused. Learn more about how we can help you save money, eliminate waste and clear space in your warehouse for more relevant and sellable materials. Contact us today for more information.