7 Machinery Marketplace Success Stories [2023]

7 Machinery Marketplace Success Stories [2023]
Start A Machinery Marketplace

Here are some real life success stories of starting a machinery marketplace:

1. Machinery Partner ($4.8M/year)

Ciaran Gillen (from Boston, MA, USA) started Machinery Partner over 2 years ago.

$400K / month
1 founders / 6 employees

Case Study

Hi, I'm Ciaran and I'm the founder of Machinery Partner. We make it easy to buy new heavy equipment used in the construction, demolition, and recycling industry, direct from the manufacturer.

One of our first customers in Texas with their Screencore Trident 124 Screener


2. Exapro ($1.7M/year)

Thomas Bordier (from Prague, Tchéquie) started Exapro about 19 years ago.

$142K / month
5 founders / 21 employees

Case Study

Hello, my name is Thomas Bordier and with a few partners, we took over a dying B2B marketplace in 2003: Exapro. Today, our business is booming and we even acquired a competitor a couple of years back: Kitmondo.

Our purpose is to connect the Industrial World to optimize Manufacturing. This drives us to systematically consider new possible services in our sector. Today, we are working on a new project called Valorexo to help the market value better the prices of used machines.


Learn more about starting a machinery marketplace:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a machinery marketplace?
-> Pros and cons of a machinery marketplace

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established machinery marketplace
-> Marketing ideas for a machinery marketplace

Other resources

-> Machinery marketplace tips

4. DoneDeal

Buy & Sell on Ireland's Largest Motor & Classifieds Marketplace, where more than 3,000,000 daily visitors come to Discover New & Used Cars, Other Motor, Farming and day to day items.

  • Website traffic: 9.31M/month
  • Business rank: #5.54K

Check out their full website ➜

5. Manheim

  • Website traffic: 3.45M/month
  • Business rank: #6.58K

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6. Indotrading.com

Indotrading adalah B2B Marketplace dan Direktori Bisnis , Supplier, Importir, Ekspor dan Distributor terlengkap di Indonesia. Untuk mencari Data Supplier, Importir, dan Bisnis Direktori di . IndoTrading.com sumbernya

  • Business rank: #39.4K

Check out their full website ➜

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