Buyer interest in used manufacturing equipment jumped by nearly 33% in February following on from positive figures posted in January. Semiconductor and printing sectors also saw a large increase in buyer interest last month.
Buyer Interest by Sector
|Used Equipment Category||Dec-Jan Change|
|Used Manufacturing Equipment||32.91%|
|Used Semiconductor Equipment||22.00%|
|Used Printing Equipment||21.25%|
|Used Test Equipment||12.49%|
|Used Woodworking Equipment||8.01%|
|Used Lab Equipment||7.18%|
|Used Construction Equipment||5.87%|
|Used Metalworking Equipment||3.57%|
|Used Broadcast Equipment||-14.03%|
Overall growth for the used equipment market was 8.6% on top of the 22% increase in buyer interest seen in January. Only plastics and broadcast sectors saw a reduction in buyer interest compared to January, although both sectors still post positive figures for the year to date.
Buyer interest figures quoted were based on analysis of buyer search volume and purchase activity between February 1 - February 28.