Mascus broadens Ireland’s horizons

Mascus, the international online e-marketplace for heavy used equipment and used transportation vehicles, are rounding off a successful year by promoting their unique service in Ireland.

February, 22nd 2010 --The country has been hit hard by the global economic recession, but in an attempt to help get a stagnant economy moving again, Mascus is working on linking up Ireland’s plant buyers and sellers to the international marketplace.

In a bumper year for the company, Mascus have opened up across the globe including France, Slovakia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the huge potential market of the US. Operating in 32 countries across the world, Mascus’s unique service transcends international borders and is available in 33 languages. Their dynamic online tools for selling heavy machinery and used transportation vehicles include:

• A service that’s easy to integrate with existing websites
• Tools to help customers import and export stock data easily and organise available stock
• A handy tool to check details on available items

“Ireland has been through some tough times this year, but we believe there is huge potential for the country to trade with the rest of the world through our service,” says Robert Tate, Regional Sales Manager for Mascus. “Next year is already promising to be a real growth time for the Irish, and Mascus is right at the heart of that,” he concludes.



Robert Tate, Mascus UK & Ireland Region Manager, +44 (0)7970 23 00 55,
Tomasz Odrobinski, Marketing / Internationalization Director, + 358 40 750 4922,

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Mascus is an online classified vertical for used heavy machines and trucks. Mascus operates in six sectors: Transportation Vehicles, Forklifts, Agriculture, Construction, Grounds Care and Forestry Machines. Product ranges include used tractors, box trailers, mini diggers, used trailers, diggers, excavators, used trucks and many more. Currently, there are over 85.000 units worth €3 Billion EUR ($4.46 Billion USD) from dealers from 32 countries and the marketplace operates in 33 different languages. In addition, Mascus is the owner of a heavy machinery directory called Mascus Locator. Mascus gives sellers and buyers of heavy equipment the possibility to trade used machines and trucks locally and internationally and advertise their business in world-wide heavy industry directory. Mascus is a part of the Finnish Alma Media Oyj group (