When you contract for a machinery appraisal with a member of the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers (AMEA) (website) you know you are dealing with an accredited appraiser whose profession is strictly machinery and equipment. At our firm, those members of our staff who are AMEA members have earned the right to display the AMEA seal and formulate reliable values of machinery on a true market basis.
Our AMEA appraisers are involved daily in the buying and selling of used machinery. The combination of our firm’s membership in AMEA and the Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA) (website) is your assurance of professional and ethical appraisals.
Our AMEA accredited appraisers fully understand the implications of an appraisal in the marketplace and can provide professional evaluations of entire plants, production lines or single machines.
The AMEA is a nonprofit professional association which accredits and certifies appraisers of machinery and equipment. The foundation of AMEA are its Code of Ethics and Standards and Procedures of Professional Appraisal Practice. The Standards and Procedures of Professional Appraisal Practice conform to the Uniform Standards and Procedures of Professional Appraisal Practice established by The Appraisal Foundation.
Why hire an AMEA appraiser?
An AMEA appraiser has…
- years of buying and selling in the same marketplace as he or she is appraising. This knowledge provides a better perspective to generate a quality evaluation and afford the extra insight to provide accurate numbers.
- undergone extensive testing and keeps up-to-date by regularly attending required seminars. AMEA appraisers learn from noted professional equipment specialists not only what values can be expected, but also what to look for in terms of conditions, accessories, tooling and other value characteristics. Members are required to acquire 70 hours of credit in a five-year period.
- appraisals regularly reviewed by a committee of peers to be sure they meet the required standards and procedures, and has a network of specialists in every industrial environment for support in the field. Contact us to discuss our appraisal services with you, in confidence.