Buyer interest in used plastics equipment jumped by over 30% in March, building on similar growth in January. Broadcast and lab equipment also saw a large increase in buyer interest last month.
Overall, used equipment buyer interest grew by 31% during Q1.
Buyer Interest by Sector
|Used Equipment Category||Feb-Mar Change|
|Used Broadcast Equipment||12.49%|
|Used Lab Equipment||12.38%|
|Used Construction Equipment||5.51%|
|Used Woodworking Equipment||-0.46%|
|Used Manufacturing Equipment||-1.63%|
|Used Test Equipment||-5.73%|
|Used Semiconductor Equipment||-6.64%|
|Used Printing Equipment||-14.82%|
|Used Metalworking Equipment||-24.21%|
Overall growth for the used equipment market was 1.07% on top of the 30% increase in buyer interest seen from January to February. Despite positive figures for Q1 overall, March saw a trend toward negative growth in a number of markets.
Buyer interest figures quoted were based on analysis of buyer search volume and purchase activity between March 1 - March 31.