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About Us

Total Machinery Inc. Our principals have more than 100 years combined experience in the buying and selling of quality used machinery including Fabricating, CNC, Toolroom Machinery, Woodworking, Material Handling, Construction Equipment, Plastics, Rubber, Stamping, Aerospace, and more. We are committed to selling quality used machinery at reasonable prices. Contact us today to see how we can help you.

Our Services

Total Machinery Inc., with offices in the New York and Boston areas, is one of the leading industrial appraisal firms in the United States. We specialize in evaluating assets and Inventory in virtually every industry including construction, metalworking, plastic, printing, rubber, food and chemical processing, woodworking, textile, pulp & paper, steel, stamping, fabricating, packaging and converting, plant support, material handling, trucks & trailers, pharmaceutical, jewelry manufacturing, and aerospace. 

Up-to-the-minute knowledge of current market values enables our staff of AMEA certified appraisers to thoroughly evaluate your assets. We pride ourselves in providing high quality, timely, competitively priced and accurate appraisals to our clients. Our dynamic team of professionals is prepared to deliver the expertise you deserve. We can perform field inspections covering multiple locations across the globe.

Our clients include Financial Institutions, Workout Consultants, Insurance Companies and Corporations, as well as individuals. Let us add you to our growing list of satisfied clients.

We can appraise assets in a wide range of values: Forced Liquidation Value, Orderly Liquidation Value, Fair Market Value and Fair Market Value – In Use/In Place. In addition, we can provide a Desktop Opinion (Uninspected Appraisal), if needed.

Total Machinery Inc. and Koster Industries Inc. has extensive knowledge and expertise in auctioning Industrial Assets. Our principals have more than 100 years of combined experience inspecting industrial facilities, valuing equipment and preparing customized programs for auctioning assets.

We conduct more than 50 auction sales annually, with more than $50 million in gross sales. In order to achieve our goal of complete customer satisfaction, Koster Industries studies each sale carefully and tailors a specific program to meet the individual needs and objectives of the client.

Koster Industries has a full-time staff of experienced field supervisors on site to prepare a plant for auction. These supervisors, each with an average of 30+ years experience, manage the cleaning, lotting, grouping and tagging of all machinery, equipment, and tooling in the plant in order to maximize value. Detailed lot catalogs are also prepared to assist buyers during the auction event.

The ability to attract buyers to an auction is paramount to its success. At Koster Industries, we maintain a mailing and email list of more than 50,000+ proven buyers categorized by both geographic area and type of equipment. These lists, combined with other marketing tools (color brochures, newspaper advertisements, trade publication advertisements, e-mails, and social media) enable us to target the right buyers for each sale. We were one of the first companies to implement online bidding platforms such as bidspotter.com and employ multiple online platforms to reach bidders all over the world

Koster Industries prides itself on providing “hands-on” service prior to, during and after each sale. All auction sales are managed by a principal of the firm who is available seven days a week to discuss the status of an auction, address any concerns or simply answer questions.

Total Machinery Inc. offers a machinery consignment service where we will advertise your surplus machinery and equipment to our extensive mailing and email list of machine tool buyers, our experience in the used machine tool market helps us market your equipment and maximize your profits either through private treaty sales or we can list in one of our many consignment auction sales.

Total Machinery Inc. specializes in purchasing your idle surplus machinery and equipment, turn your idle equipment into cash. Total Machinery Inc. can purchase single machines to entire facilities. We perform a fair assessment of your assets and will provide the best possible price. 

Total Machinery Inc. Can help with equipment financing and provide a cost-effective way to purchase used equipment. Through our network of lenders, we can provide you with the best rate available in minutes to finance used machine tools.

Total Machinery Inc. can provide you with affordable machinery safeguarding to keep you compliant with the latest OSHA requirements. Our services also include PLC automation for new or existing projects including installation, custom projects, troubleshooting and repair for machine shops, aerospace, automotive, oil & gas, food processing, chemical, pulp & paper, plus much more.