John Lawton

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2410 Niagara Lane N Plymouth, MN 55447 USA

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We are Experts is your one-stop shop to buy, sell or trade your surplus industrial assets. We have a dedicated, experienced and helpful staff with over 25 years of experience to take care of assisting you in selling, buying or locating used metalworking machinery. In addition to being a reputable member of the Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA) and the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association (AMTDA), and our appraisals conform to Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). is a division of Productivity Inc, the midwest’s largest and oldest machine tool distributor. Productivity was founded in 1968 and has since brought you quality machine tools and unparalleled customer service. was introduced as a result of the growing need for quality used equipment.
Productivity Inc sells and services the following new equipment lines: Haas, Citizen, Makino, Matsuura, Fanuc, Okamoto, Nakamura, Hermle, Behringer, Anca, Shigiya and more.

We buy, sell, trade, consign and do the work for you!
Productivity Inc’s has an inventory of late model metalworking machinery and fabricating equipment. New items are added frequently. Check our web site often to see the latest equipment has to offer, and join our email list for updates on our new arrivals and upcoming online auctions.

Buy and Sell
If you have a surplus of used machinery, we will buy or sell it for you. We are always looking to buy good metalworking equipment. Whether it be a single piece of equipment, or entire manufacturing facility, is looking to buy used equipment. concentrates on selling quality, late-model used machine tools.

Consign your used machine tools to for sale. Let us advertise, market and sell your used equipment for you. With over 22 machine tool salesmen, our web site at, advertising in listing magazines and web sites, and networking with dealers across the country, we have the expertise to get you the most money, in the least amount of time.

Trade-Ins wants your trade-ins. If you are looking to buy a new or used machine, consider trading in your surplus used equipment. There are potential tax benefits for trading in a used machine, instead of outright sale. Please contact Productivity’s to discuss your options.

We maximize your return on your surplus industrial assets.

Locating Service
If you can’t find the equipment you need on, contact us with your used equipment needs. We are in constant contact with used machinery dealers and end users across the country. We can locate the machine for you!

Liquidation industrial liquidation services are second to none. is a full service industrial liquidation company and your online venue for selling used industrial machinery ­— from individual machines to complete facilities. We offer multiple methods of liquidating equipment. We will purchase equipment outright, sell by consignment or auction the assets. We will work with you to develop liquidation strategies that best fit your needs.

With a certified USPAP appraiser on staff, provides accurate, professional, confidential and timely evaluation services including: Appraisals, Appraisal Consulting and Appraisal Reviews. With over 25 years experience in buying, selling, appraising and liquidating industrial manufacturing equipment, you can count on our USPAP certified appraiser to provide reliable, professional, confidential and timely valuations of entire plants, production lines, or single machines.

We hold online auctions to maximize your time and return on your assets.

Online Auctions stages professional online auctions on our website—from individual machines to complete manufacturing facilities. Our online auctions are highly successful and will maximize your return on surplus industrial assets. We have coordinated online auctions for over 100 businesses and our auctions draw over 40,000 visitors over the two weeks of open bidding.

We Work for You coordinates the online auction from beginning to end. This includes listing, photographing and advertising your auctioned equipment for you as well as setting up auction previews, live demonstrations and providing you with final documentation.