Federal Equipment Company buys and sells used equipment

Federal Equipment Company buys and sells used process and packaging equipment for pharmaceutical, chemical, food and beverage, plastics, rubber, and many other process industries.

Since 1957, Federal Equipment Company has been a used equipment dealer specializing in processing and packaging equipment. We buy and sell:

  • pharmaceutical equipment
  • chemical equipment
  • food equipment
  • beverage equipment
  • plastics equipment
  • rubber equipment
  • packaging equipment
  • lab equipment
  • R&D equipment

We stock 1000's of pieces of equipment covering 275 distinct categories.

Used equipment from Federal Equipment Company offers several opportunities for cost savings including purchase price savings, lead time savings, and reduced depreciation values. Sourcing used equipment provides additional value by providing flexibility to your equipment supply, reducing supply chain risk and providing reliable processing and packaging equipment from quality manufacturers at reasonable prices.

Sell Surplus Equipment

Surplus equipment costs money by consuming valuable warehouse or manufacturing floor space or even rented storage facilities. In certain cases, property taxes are owed on equipment. Generate cash from idle production equipment by selling your surplus equipment to Federal Equipment Company.

Industrial Equipment Auctions and Liquidations

We manage industrial equipment auctions and liquidations ongoing corporate entities as well as turnaround companies and distressed businesses operating under a receiver or in bankruptcy. As a used equipment dealer, we specialize in knowing what equipment is worth for end-users and other dealers to bring the best possible return for your capital assets. Our industry and market knowledge, experience and trustworthy reputation assure you that your facility liquidation will meet its goals. Contact us for more information on equipment auctions and liquidations for your complete facility.

Investment Recovery Programs and Services

We offer complete investment recovery programs to help you manage and sell surplus equipment across your diverse, global manufacturing network in the most economic manner. Passing around an outdated list of equipment in a spreadsheet is not an effective way to manage your surplus equipment across multiple manufacturing sites. Focus on your business and let Federal Equipment Company manage your surplus and idled equipment. We can manage multinational programs to single site services. Please visit our Investment Recovery page for more information.


Federal Equipment Company has thousands of equipment for sale and evaluates equipment to purchase globally. If you would like to speak to a representative, please contact: