What is the "Insider Advantage"?
The Insider Advantage is free with membership to any of MMI’s used machinery buying or selling portals. With membership, you gain exclusive access to instant insider pricing, new inventory, private deals and more. You'll save time and money finding the right machine when you need it, hassle-free.
How does MMI sell used machines?
Machinery Marketing International has two divisions from which machines are listed for sale: MMI Direct and MMI Auction.
MMI Direct is a used machinery marketplace showcasing quality used equipment from chip manufacturing to fabrication machines. MMI Direct showcases special sales, pre-removal deals, and priority notification through the ‘Insider Advantage’ membership network.
MMI Auction is a robust, proprietary online auction platform where special machinery sales such as consolidations, liquidations, and plant surplus and asset management auctions are held.
MMI has a buying and selling network of over 100,000 active subscribers, and we work hard to get the right machines to the right people at the right times!
Does Machinery Marketing International accept checks?
We do accept business banking checks. Checks must clear prior to equipment removal.
Who do I call if I have a billing question?
Please email our in-house finance department at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Does Machinery Marketing International buy machines?
Yes, MMI has multiple options available. We offer direct cash machinery purchase options, managed machine sale options, machine auction services, machinery trade-in programs, and more. MMI has the capability to purchase a single machine, multiple machines, or a whole facility.
We specialize in assisting our customers with the management of surplus and depreciated machinery assets – whether one machine, an entire plant of machinery, or as a recurring service to assist in increased productivity and maximum manufacturing capability.
Machinery Marketing International has tailored programs for small and large manufacturers, new equipment dealers, used equipment dealers, and recurring asset management solutions. Let us know how we can help.
What types of machinery does MMI sell?
Machinery Marketing International sells CNC lathes, horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, horizontal boring machines, vertical boring machines, swiss screw machines, presses, brakes, and more. Easily find the right used machine tools through our robust search capability at www.mmi-direct.com. If you are unable to find what you need, or don’t have the time, give us a call. We will find it for you! Help me find my machine!
What brands of machinery does MMI sell?
Machinery Marketing International sells CNC metal working machinery from some of the best brands in the business, like Okuma, Kuraki, Mori Seiki, Hitachi Seiki, Mazak, Toshiba, Doosan, Haas, Mitsubishi and more.
What is a Search Agent?
Machinery Marketing International strives to provide a smooth, convenient experience for our used machinery customers. The Search Agent is a free service with the promise to find the machinery you need – whether you specify a particular brand, model and year, or you just let us know what you need to accomplish. We can help.
Where are your machines located?
95% of the machines MMI lists for sale or auction are located within the United States. The auction or machine listing page will provide details of the machine location.
Where are you headquartered?
Machinery Marketing International (MMI), MMI Direct, and MMI Auction are all headquartered in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago at 1626 W Lake St. Chicago, IL 60612.
Where is your equipment warehoused?
MMI utilizes multiple warehousing facilities across the globe to accommodate our customer’s needs.
How long have you been in business?
MMI president, Paul Zimmer has been in the manufacturing industry for over 20 years. He rebranded and relaunched Machinery Marketing International (MMI Direct and MMI Auction) in 2010.
When will I receive my machine?
Logistics arrangement are made once payment is received. Please contact our machinery services at email@example.com.
Does Machinery Marketing International provide machinery rigging services?
MMI does not perform machine rigging ourselves, but we would be happy to obtain quotes for your machinery rigging as well as coordinate the services for you through trusted third-party companies for machines you have purchased or sold through MMI Direct or MMI Auction. We are also more than happy to coordinate services for you through your rigging company of choice for any purchase / sold machines through Machinery Marketing International, MMI Direct or MMI Auction. Just let us know how we can help!
Does Machinery Marketing International provide transportation services?
MMI does not perform transportation services ourselves, but we would be happy to obtain quotes for the transportation of your machinery as well as coordinate the services for you for machines you have purchased or sold through MMI Auction or MMI Direct.
Does Machinery Marketing International install machines?
MMI does not perform machine removal or installation ourselves, but we would be happy to obtain quotes for your machinery removal and / or installation as well as coordinate the services for you through trusted third-party companies for machines you have purchased or sold through MMI Direct or MMI Auction. We are also more than happy to coordinate services for you through your machinery removal / installation company of choice for any purchase / sold machines through Machinery Marketing International, MMI Direct or MMI Auction. Just let us know how we can help!
Can you provide rigging, transport and install quotes?
Yes, we provide single service quotes as well as full service quotes. We are here to help with as little or as much as you need for services from certified technicians for machinery rigging, off-loading, and installation.
Can I inspect the machines?
MMI encourages inspections prior to purchase, and we do everything we can to make the process as convenient as possible for both buyers and sellers. While MMI performs initial inspections, a certified inspection is recommended from a source you trust.
Does MMI assist or provide financing options?
We assist with financing within the US and Canada.
What information do you need from me in order to sell my machine?
Our seller’s guide provides step by step instructions to list your machine, which details are needed per your specific machine type, and to ensure it is well received by the buying community.
Does MMI accept trade-in’s?
Yes, MMI welcomes trade-in machinery toward the purchase of an MMI used machine or through dealer trade-in partnerships. All trade-in’s are subject to an MMI inspection.
What will be the cost of machinery transportation?
Machinery transportation varies based upon existing location, size, weight, distance from port, and other factors. MMI preferred transportation vendors and specialized carriers provide discounted rates based upon size and location, origin and destination. MMI is happy to work with your carrier of choice as well. Let us know how we can be of assistance.