Friday, January 15, 2010

250 Years of Family Business Values Merge

Introducing Loeb Winternitz Industrial Auctioneers

We are thrilled to announce the formation of Loeb Winternitz Industrial Auctioneers. This full service auction division offers our customers complete “Webcast” and “Online Only” auction asset disposition services. Loeb Winternitz Industrial Auctioneers will be led by Charles Winternitz, CEA, CSA as its President. Most notably, Charlie was previously an owner of Winternitz, Inc., a nationally recognized auction and appraisal firm that dates back to the early 1890’s. As a Fourth Generation Auctioneer, Charlie brings over 20 years of experience conducting in excess of 1,000 auction sales and over 5,000 appraisal projects performed. On its own, Loeb has conducted 20 auctions in 2009, and with the creation of this new division, our sales volume will be increasing significantly throughout 2010 and beyond.

With our combined experience, now covering all industrial verticals, our services have expanding to be of more assistance to create value in the equipment appraisal; equipment auction and equipment financing marketplace. With the hundreds of financial and industrial clients that we serve, we look forward to better assist all of your equipment needs.

Charlie and I are excited to partner, as we both share a unique background and common vision for the future. Charlie is a 4th generation family business owner and understands the importance of customer service; your word is your bond, and values relationships. It is these shared values that has motivated us to come together to streamline the customer experience. I still joke around with Charlie since the Newman’s have him beat by 10 years (1880) but after 130 years, what is 10 years amongst friends?

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Web 2.0: You asked. We delivered.

Our new website is launched and is already a hit! You asked--we listened and delivered. Customers have asked for the ability to see larger images, more images and videos. Don’t waste your precious time traveling to inspect a machine before you purchase it, hear and see it running on our website. In a hurry for a case taper, pump or other value priced quick need item? is the first fully integrated e-commerce site for the online sale of used machinery. Simply register, add the item to your cart, pay with your credit card and we will guarantee shipping of you item within 24 hours of purchase. Within our first week, we shipped a small heat exchanger that a customer needed ASAP when they had a problem with one on their HTST system. Now that is technology every plant or maintenance manager can use!