Mascus sets its sights on Canadian market

Mascus, the premiere international online e-marketplace for heavy used equipment and used transportation vehicles, is emulating its success across the world by putting the focus firmly on Canada for 2010.

February, 24th, 2010 -- The company, which offers buyers and sellers the chance to trade their used machinery to a global audience, has had a highly successful year, opening new offices in nine countries including the USA. The company now has offices in 32 countries, with the website platform transcending international borders and available in 33 languages. Not only is Mascus a major player in European trade, but has also established strong links to the booming Pacific economies including Japan, South Korea, China and Thailand.

Mascus has been trading in Canada for some time, but sees the coming year as an opportunity to build Canada’s links to the rest of the international trading community with a range of dynamic selling tools to make it easy to sell used equipment to international customers. Their database of customers includes over 3000 companies in Europe alone and over 5000 companies listed on its directories worldwide.

“Mascus has continued to grow at a phenomenal rate during its nine years, establishing a worldwide platform for buyers and sellers that removes the physical barriers of buying and selling used heavy machinery,” says Dennis Pietersma, Country Manager for Mascus Canada. “Our focus for next year is to build on that success and give Canadian buyers and sellers a worldwide marketplace from which to operate, giving them the chance to take advantage of opportunities beyond their own international borders,” he adds.


Dennis Pietersma, Country Manager Canada +1 519 601 6237,
Tomasz Odrobinski, Internationalization Director, + 358 40 750 4922,

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About Mascus:

Mascus http://www.mascus.ca 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 Products listed 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 (www.almamedia.fi).