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November 2017
Released in January, EquipNet’s newest purchasing channel, OWN IT NOW, has been featuring numerous listings from a number of locations across the US and some in Europe, including Lab and Analytical Instrumentation, Processing and Packaging Equipment, MRO items and much more. Read more »
September 2017
On September 18, 2017, EquipNet Inc.’s subsidiary, EquipNet India Pvt. Ltd., celebrated its 10th anniversary within the surplus asset management market. EquipNet is widely recognized as the global leader in helping leading manufacturers track, manage, sell, and purchase surplus laboratory instrumentation and manufacturing equipment. The Indian subsidiary has been operating from its Mumbai headquarters since 2007. Read more »
June 2017
The world’s most comprehensive surplus asset management company, EquipNet, Inc., has launched a revolutionary new sales channel, OWN IT NOW. The platform currently features hundreds of assets valued at $4 million USD, which will be available through the coming months. Inventory includes a wide range of equipment, such as, Lab and Analytical Instrumentation, Processing and Packaging Equipment, MRO and more. Read more »
March 24, 2017
In this article, Abel Peña Marketing Manager for Latin America at EquipNet, the company operating the world’s leading specialist marketplace for used manufacturing and production equipment, talks about the company's presence in the region and future plans. Read more »
January 2017
The world’s most comprehensive surplus asset management company, EquipNet, Inc. will be unveiling its revolutionary new sales channel, OWN IT NOW, to the public on January 17th 2017. The platform takes away the hassle of back and forth negotiations and allows prospective buyers to purchase items with the simple click of a button. Read more »
December 2016
In this article, Ben Potenza, VP Marketing at EquipNet Inc., the company operating the world’s leading specialist marketplace for used manufacturing and production equipment, takes a look at how European food and drink manufacturers can reap the benefits of buying and selling surplus and idle packaging equipment. Read more »
November 2016
As featured on Packaging Europe – Ben Potenza, VP marketing at EquipNet Inc., the company operating the world's leading specialist marketplace for used manufacturing and production equipment, takes a look at how manufacturers are reaping the benefits of buying and selling surplus and idle equipment. Read more »
November 2016
Packaging Europe speaks to Mark Morgan, of EquipNet Inc. In this Q&A, Mark describes how forward-thinking companies are taking advantage of the benefits of buying and selling assets to meet growth targets and drive operational efficiencies. He also provides an insight into the used equipment market in the packaging industry, sharing recommendations for success and key advice on the importance of taking a proactive approach to asset management. Read more »
November 2016
Ben Potenza, vp marketing at EquipNet Inc., a global online marketplace for used manufacturing and production equipment, offers advice for buyers and sellers of second-hand machinery. Read more »
September 2016
As the drive for lean operations persists and budgets are continuously cut, businesses across the globe are actively seeking alternatives to maximize their capital returns and investments. The tasks involved within proactive asset management have thus changed to better serve the needs of today's businesses. Read more »
September 2016
The world’s largest specialist asset management company, EquipNet Inc., has concluded an agreement to acquire California-based, Quality Equipment Source, Inc. (QES), a well-know partner to companies looking to buy and sell semiconductor equipment. Read more »
July 2016
A surge in demand for consumer electronics, communications ICs, sensors and other products has created a shortage in 200mm fab capacity that shows no signs of abating. Read more »
July 2016
Analog Devices acquired Linear Technology for $14.8B. Linear Technology produces analog integrated circuit devices for all market segments including military and space. Their key products are analog to digital, digital to analog converters, signal conditioners, power management, radio frequency and oscillator IC’s. They have 2 FABS which are 6 inch, one in Milpitas, California and one in Camas, Washington. Their assembly facilities are in Munich Germany and Singapore. Read more »
July 2016
In this article, Ben Potenza, VP Marketing at EquipNet Inc., the company operating the world’s leading online marketplace for used laboratory, manufacturing and packaging equipment, examines the case for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies in South Korea to adopt a proactive approach to asset management. Read more »
May 2016

EquipNet is honored to have successful staff members with highly professional skills that make us feel proud for their hard work and achievements - achievements that reflect EquipNet as a strong and valued company. This is the case with one of our prominent members, Elba Boria, who recently received the award of “Icon of the packaging machinery industry” from the Puerto Rico Packaging Professionals Institute. Read more »

March 16, 2016

With the World Health Organisation recently declaring the Zika virus the latest international public health emergency, pressure is growing on pharmaceutical manufacturers to rapidly increase production in order to meet spikes in demand. Read more »

March 2016

EquipNet, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of its complete Spanish website, as part of its global and cultural expansion. Read more »

December 2015
As CPhI India, the number one South Asian pharmaceutical sourcing event, descends upon Mumbai this December, the global pharmaceutical industry is increasingly looking towards India for high quality, low cost solutions to meet growing market demand. Read more »
December 2015

This month (December 2015) sees the world’s largest specialist asset management company EquipNet Inc. celebrates an important milestone in the continued global growth in use of pre-owned laboratory, packaging and manufacturing equipment. Read more »

November 2015
As published on PackagingNews.co.uk – Ben Potenza, VP Marketing at EquipNet Inc., the company operating the world’s leading online marketplace for used manufacturing and production equipment, describes how companies of all shapes and sizes are now regularly taking advantage of the benefits of buying and selling assets. Read more »
November 2015

Pharma companies often redeploy or sell equipment, but without sufficient expertise it’s easy to fall foul of dangerous cargo regulations and other liability risks.

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September 2015
As published in: Food and Drink Technology, July/August 2015
With over 8,000 new products brought to market by UK food and drink producers each year, it’s easy to see why manufacturers might adopt an ‘out with the old, in with the new’ mentality. Think again, says Ben Potenza, VP Marketing at EquipNet Inc., the company operating the world’s leading online marketplace for used manufacturing and production equipment. Read more »
March 2015
Continuing success in Europe has encouraged leading global asset management specialist, EquipNet Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts, USA), to expand both its sales and marketing operations and its -logistics hub for all UK and European business. The company has relocated its European team into new, larger office premises based in Twyford, Berkshire, as well as extending its warehouse facilities in Bridgend, South Wales. Read more »
March 2015
Millions are spent every year on the laboratory equipment and instrumentation that is essential for the daily work of research and analysis in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical sectors. However, EquipNet’s experience suggests that a significant amount of ‘lab assets’ are laying idle. Read more »
February 2015
As businesses of all shapes and sizes strive to cut costs, PMPS talks to EquipNet's Ben Potenza who outlines the growing second-user revolution in the pharma, biotech, and chemical industries, and shares his recommendations for success. Read more »
February 2015
Over the 15 years I’ve worked with EquipNet, I have seen many changes in how individual managers and whole companies think about surplus and idle equipment and instrumentation. I’ve seen a significant increase in the amount of stock available and the number of transactions completed. At the same time, the profile of customers regularly buying such equipment has changed too. Read more »
December 2014
Predictive maintenance is the key to making sure your food packaging lines stay up and running during critical production times. Sensory inspections, while beneficial, do not identify internal equipment defects early enough to prevent breakdowns. Read more »
December 2014
An innovative outsourcing model is being employed by laboratory managers as they look to gain visibility of surplus and idle assets - instrumentation and analytical equipment - under their control, and to manage the redeployment or disposal of redundant items. Read more »
December 2014
In the late 1990’s you could not travel without meeting someone who had just raised money to establish a startup company. Read more »
November 2014
Leading global asset management specialist, EquipNet Inc., has announced an expansion in the Australian and South East Asia markets through a new strategic alliance with GraysOnline. Read more »
October 2014
As part of its on-going website developments, EquipNet, Inc., the world’s largest specialist in asset management, has launched a new mobile website just in time for the CPhI Worldwide event in Paris (October 7-9, 2014). Read more »
September 2014
As part of its 15th anniversary, EquipNet has expanded its Latin American presence by opening a new full service office in Colombia. Read more »
June 2014
EquipNet’s proactive approach to asset management is improving utilization of expensive instruments and equipment and releasing cash in many biotechnology, pharmaceutical, chemical and food companies around the world. Read more »
May 2014
BOSTON-based EquipNet has become the latest ‘corporate partner’ for BioCity Scotland, the life sciences hub on the M8 corridor, and the first from the USA. Read more »
May 19, 2014
The fundamentals of asset management EquipNet, Inc Product Story | 19 May 2014 The first part of the EquipNet toolkit series is designed to educate and inform on best practice for asset management within the chemical, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and food industries. The EquipNet asset...

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May 13, 2014
With companies holding a great deal of capital in under-utilised assets, it is important to examine the challenges presented by their management and consider the benefits of a whole-business approach that optimises and streamlines the process. Read more »
May 12, 2014
This month sees specialist asset management company EquipNet celebrating 15 successful years in business. The company has a focus on pharmaceutical, biotech chemical, food & beverage, as well as personal care manufacturing markets, and offers a broad range of services Read more »
December 11, 2013
Over decades, the chemical industry has applied many strategies and refined its operating procedures to drive down variable costs and enhance return on investment. The intelligent use of automated monitoring and control technology, a proactive approach to plant maintenance, and the rigorous application of highly structured programmes, such as Six Sigma, have all played a part. Read more »
November 13, 2013
As the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech industries continue to outsource core activities, companies find themselves with more and more idle and surplus manufacturing machinery, Read more »
August 29, 2013
CEO and President of EquipNet, Roger Gallo, gave a brief but interesting interview with ProcessIndustryInformer.com. Read more »
August 09, 2013
EquipNet Auctions is proud to announce that it will be holding a lab showcase event in its state of the art lab showroom, Read more »
July 25, 2013
Strategies to maximize return on idle equipment from pharma and biopharma labs and manufacturing plants. Read more »
March 2013
Mexico City, Mexico: EquipNet Auctions has been selected by a global pharmaceutical company to conduct a worldwide webcast auction as a result of the company’s complete facility closure. Read more »
March 2013
EquipNet is pleased to announce that on March 13, 2013 they will be showcasing a large inventory of high quality, pre-owned laboratory equipment in their new state-of-the-art showroom in Canton, MA. Read more »
November 2012
EquipNet Auctions will host a live and webcast auction as a result of a the liquidation of a Unilever personal care production facility located in Clinton, CT. Read more »
November 2012
EquipNet Auctions will conduct a Public Auction of laboratory instruments and facilities support equipment from Panmira Pharmaceuticals’ recently closed inflammatory diseases research facility located in San Diego, CA The live on-site and webcast auction will take on November 8th Read more »
October 2012
EquipNet Auctions has been selected by Myrexis, Inc. to conduct a global webcast auction as a result of the company’s decision to suspend development activity on all its preclinical and clinical programs in February 2012. All bidding will be conducted online beginning on November 1 at 10 AM Read more »
October 25, 2012
EquipNet celebrates its move to the company’s new Canton, MA headquarters with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Reception on Wednesday, October 24 from 3:00 -- 5:00pm at 5 Dan Road. The event will feature remarks by Read more »
September 2012
EquipNet Auctions will host a global online auction as a result of a restructuring liquidation of AMG Idealcast Solar Corps Crystalline Silicon Solar Production Facility located in Frederick, MD. All bidding will be conducted online Read more »
July 2012
EquipNet is partnering with Clorox to auction off the manufacturing assets of a closed automotive care liquid packaging facility in Paulsboro, New Jersey, freeing up a wide array of Read more »
July 2012
EquipNet is partnering with a leading pet nutrition manufacturer to auction off the assets of a closed facility in Le Sueur, Minnesota. The online event begins at 9:00 AM ET on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 and features a wide array of high-value Read more »
May 2012
EquipNet is partnering with Unilever to auction off the manufacturing assets of a closed ice cream facility in Framingham, MA, freeing up a wide array of premium equipment for sale that can be used across the manufacturing sector. The live/webcast event begins at 10am ET Read more »
May 2012
EquipNet is partnering with Merck to auction off the manufacturing assets of a closed fine chemical plant in Apledoorn, The Netherlands and Hombourg, France, freeing up a wide array of premium API Read more »
May 2012
EquipNet is partnering with a global household products manufacturer to sell off the manufacturing assets of a closed plastic bag manufacturing facility in Fresno, CA, freeing up a wide array of premium equipment for sale that can be used in a variety of different areas within the manufacturing sector. Read more »
April 2012
EquipNet is partnering with Colgate-Palmolive to auction off a wide array of premium processing and packaging equipment from a closed oral care manufacturing and testing facility in Mississauga, Ontario. The event will take place online and live at the Mississauga facility on April 11, 2012. Read more »
April 03, 2012
EquipNet is partnering with RenaLab to sell off a wide array of premium manufacturing equipment from a closed dialysis processing and testing facility in Richland, Mississippi. The event will take place online from April 3 – April 5, 2012. Read more »
February 09, 2012
EquipNet is partnering with a leading pharmaceutical manufacturing firm to auction off the manufacturing assets of a closed facility in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire in the United Kingdom. Read more »
January 10, 2012
EquipNet is partnering with Unilever to sell off the manufacturing assets of a closed cotton swab manufacturing facility in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, releasing a wide array of premium equipment for sale that can be used across the manufacturing sector. Read more »
November 2011
Today, EquipNet announced its acquisition of Present Value LLC--a worldwide appraisal and advisory company. Present Value co-founders, Christopher Kinzie and Christopher Spinelli, have joined the EquipNet team at the company Read more »
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