Carter Machinery Brings Cat Auction Services to VA, WV

Cat-dealer-supported auction venture expands into the states with Carter's partnership


Carter Machinery Co. has joined the growing list of dealer partners supporting Cat Auction Services. This partnership gives heavy equipment owners in Virginia and southern West Virginia access to more local auctions for buying and selling equipment.

Cat Auction Services conducts unreserved public auctions of equipment from all manufacturers. The auctions typically draw bidders from across the United States and around the world. The company is noted for its giant screen Leaderboard and detailed TA-1 level inspection reports. Real-time online bidding is offered through the company's website.

"We're thrilled to have Carter Machinery on board as our newest Dealer Partner," said Cat Auction Services President Rick Albin. "This gives us the opportunity to broaden our geographical reach into the southeast and allows Carter Machinery to offer their customers another option for buying and selling equipment. The services we provide complement and enhance the relationships between Cat dealers and their customers."

Jim Parker, CEO of Carter Machinery, stated, "We're excited to be partnering with Cat Auction Services. They have proven to be very successful in other regions and we look forward to introducing this service to customers in our area. As a dealer, we're focused on providing value-added services that help customers run their business more effectively and we see this partnership as a premier service."

Cat Auction Services was formed through a unique partnership of Cat Dealers with the endorsement of Caterpillar Inc. Carter Machinery is the 24th dealer to join the company since its inception in 2008. More information about Cat Auction Services can be found at

Headquartered in Salem, VA, Carter Machinery is the authorized Caterpillar dealer in Virginia and southern West Virginia. The company, established in 1952, provides sales, parts and service for mining and earthmoving equipment, power generation systems, rental services and on-highway trucks. More information about Carter Machinery can be found at


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