SMC provides Machinery & Equipment Appraisals with speed, integrity, professionalism and the highest standard of excellence in the industry. We are a nationwide company that buys and sells equipment and plants, thus we maintain and subscribe to an extensive database that contains the most up to date information about machinery and equipment values. Buying and selling all types of machinery places us in the position of being able to provide expert appraisal services and being capable of appraising single pieces of equipment or complete plants or fleets.
All of our appraisals comply with the regulations of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisers (USPAP).

Detailed Reports

SMC will deliver a comprehensive and detailed Appraisal Report consistent with the ethics and guidelines mandated by the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). USPAP, promulgated by Congress and the Appraisal Foundation, is the leading authoritative source for appraisals and ethics. Our products include but are not limited to desktop valuations and 24 hour on-site inspections, which allow great flexibility to our clients. Our turn-around times are among the best in the industry.

High Expectations

You can expect to receive an accurate, irrefutable, defensible, and descriptive appraisal report that includes photographs, model and serial numbers, and other descriptive information that will withstand scrutiny. Our valuations are based on extensive research, personal inspection, and contact with manufacturers and suppliers to determine what your items are really worth.


We handle each inquiry regarding machinery and equipment appraisal with the strictest confidence. We’ll work with your to get you an appraisal within the time frame you need. No matter your location in the country, you can depend upon our staff members to travel quickly out to your place and provide and accurate appraisal of your equipment.

Value Types

SMC appraisers work closely with our clients, gaining knowledge about exact value classification needs and appraisal requirements. Once we have completed a review of the assets either by desktop or on-site inspection, we evaluate market conditions and then compile our findings to produce a precise, industry specific appraisal. Your report will be customized to your needs. We provide appraisals per the following value classifications:

  • Orderly Liquidation Value
  • Forced Liquidation Value
  • Fair Market Value
  • Fair Market – In-place Value
  • New Replacement Cost Value
  • Desktop Opinion

Situations Requiring an Appraisal

The following is a partial list of circumstances that require an independent third party appraisal. Obtaining an Appraisal from a qualified professional with SMC will provide you with a substantiated and defensible value.

  • Divorce Settlements
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation Support
  • Trust & Estate Planning
  • Partnership Dissolution
  • Gift Estate Planning
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Retirement Planning
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Converting From C to S Corp
  • Loans
  • Leases
  • Insurable Value Foreclosures
  • FASB 141 & 142
  • Sarbanes Oxley


Our services are competitively priced and available nationwide. Please contact us today to discuss your needs and receive a written price quote. An online appraisal quote option is also available for your convenience.

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