The Branford Group

A global industrial auction and valuation business with extensive experience in SMT, PCB Assembly & Manufacturing, Test, Semiconductor and other Electronics Machinery & Equipment.

Equipment Dealer / Broker / Auctions, Manufacturer

Leaders In Asset Recovery Services

The Branford Group is a a recognized leader in surplus industrial machinery and equipment auctions and valuations.  Our certified and experienced auctioneers and appraisers value and sell business equipment, entire manufacturing plants, complete warehouses, real estate or intellectual property (IP) across a diverse array of industries.

The Branford Group is a global industrial auction and valuation business with proficiency across a wide array of industries, and the unparalleled expertise to match buyers and sellers around the world.

For more than 20 years, our team of professionals has aligned surplus industrial machinery, equipment, turn-key manufacturing facilities, real estate, intellectual property, and inventories with qualified buyers. Launched by four industry colleagues with diverse trade backgrounds and similar business philosophies, The Branford Group provides a “30,000-foot perspective” while maintaining a one-on-one client experience. We can ensure that buyers and sellers have the information and the resources that are needed for a successful outcome because of the leadership, vision, and extensive experience of our accomplished management executives.

Our two business divisions, Branford Auctions and Branford Valuations, deliver the specialized services that we offer to our buyers and sellers:

  • Branford Auctions:   We believe that today’s business environment demands the immediacy of 21st century technology, so all of our 100+ auctions a year are available to bidders located anywhere in the world through live interactive webcast auctions or timed on-line auctions. Bidders also have access to a variety of on-location podium auctions, as well as negotiated private treaty sales. We keep potential buyers informed of upcoming auctions through targeted marketing campaigns, personalized e-mail notifications and web site postings. Our international client base includes some of the biggest names within the Global 2000, and our personalized project management has become the gold standard and benchmark within the auction industry.
  • Branford Valuations:  Our accredited appraisers provide accurate machinery & equipment and inventory valuations. First-hand knowledge and a thorough understanding of the market are the tools we bring to each valuation assignment. We deliver certified appraisals that are relied upon by banks, finance companies, accounting firms, tax and estate planning professionals, turnaround firms, and corporations around the globe.

Our business relationships extend to time zones around the world, and we pride ourselves in our ability to work with our international client base with dexterity and diplomacy.

The Branford Group Postings

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Online Auction - Facility Closure of NexGen

Mar 01, 2024 | The Branford Group ("Branford"), a leader in asset liquidation and valuation services, in partnership with Joseph Finn and New Mill Capital, will be hosting a major public auction event to sell assets from the complete facility closure of NexGen's East Syracuse, NY manufacturing facility. This multi-million-dollar investment will be available for bidding via online auction. Bidding will open on March 11th at 8:00am (ET) and will begin to close on March 13th at 11:00 am (ET).

Online Equipment Auction of NexGen Power Systems

Feb 02, 2024 | Major online equipment auction of NexGen Power Systems Syracuse facility equipment

Two Public Online Equipment Auctions of Major Multilayer PCB Manufacturers: Fela & Tring

Sep 15, 2023 | The Branford Group ("Branford"), a leader in asset valuation and disposition services, in partnership with Maynards Europe, will be hosting (2) public online auctions to sell surplus assets of Tring and Fela – renowned PCB Manufacturers. The equipment offerings will be available for bidding via two online auction events with Fela closing on September 20th at 11:00 am (CET) and Tring closing on October 4th at 11:00 am (CET)

**ONLINE AUCTION** Complete Closure of PCB Facility!

Jul 06, 2023 | Equipment from a Custom Thick Film Hybrid Micro Electronics Manufacturer Clean Room, Assembly, Test & Inspection Equipment - Owner Retiring, Everything Must Go!

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Facility Closure