SOURCE: Max Torque Industrial

Max Torque Industrial

September 05, 2012 10:00 ET

Smart Alternatives to New Equipment Can Keep You Moving Forward, According to Max Torque Industrial

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2012) - As the economy continues to struggle to gain traction and recover from a deep recession, businesses likewise struggle with uncertainty and the challenges of staying afloat until the economic climate improves. Balancing a company's needs is no easy task, and delays making critical investments in capital equipment, impedes competitiveness, said Angelo Mitlo, Vice President of Sales for Max Torque Industrial.

Consider these smart alternatives:

  • Take a look at your idle equipment; you may be overlooking a treasure trove of valuable options.

  • Retool or repair older equipment whenever possible. Placing unused equipment back into service saves you equipment costs and frees up space.

  • Sell obsolete equipment that may be a perfect fit for another company facility or for another company. You can have your equipment marketed with a broker, sell to an equipment dealer or consign your assets with a liquidator.

After following these tips you still may need to purchase equipment, consider these possibilities:

  • Buy used equipment. It's often an excellent investment that will save you considerable money up-front. Shopping around among well-established used equipment dealers, both locally and online, will yield the best equipment at the best price.

  • Barter or trade a piece of equipment that no longer meets your needs for a piece of equipment from another location or another company's boneyard. Depending on the equipment involved, additional cash may or may not be required to complete a barter transaction. Working with a reputable used equipment dealer, particularly one with a strong online presence and a global reach, can help you find likely prospects and facilitate all the details of a barter.

You don't have to work through these steps alone. Max Torque Industrial® is a Houston based industrial service company with tremendous expertise in used equipment covering a broad range of industries. From evaluating and appraising your boneyard equipment to facilitating an equipment sale, purchase or trade, we'll assist you in finding effective innovative ways to keep your company going and growing in this turbulent economic climate. Our large inventory of quality used equipment, state-of-the-art marketing technology, and custom designed intranet system allow us to reach millions of industrial contacts around the globe every day.

To learn how we can achieve exceptional results for you, call us at 281.402.3150 or email

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