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A family-owned & operated company

At Black Star, we are fortunate to rely on capable, highly-motivated employees who devote themselves to ensuring our customers receive the best possible service and experience when working with us.

Work Boots

We sell, we find, we appraise

We work in partnership with all our customers to meet their heavy equipment needs.

When you are looking for specific equipment but can’t find it,

When you need a professional asset appraisal,

A positive experience for you is important to us

Black Star

We add value to our customers by:

  • Walking in their shoes every day
  • Being present, staying in touch, and remaining contactable
  • Making the selling process easy, and managing all the details.
  • Negotiating deals that return greater than expected values
  • Extending our buyer and seller reach beyond the local – to regional, national, and international markets
  • Using proactive, innovative, and targeted sales and marketing campaigns and solutions
  • Adapting to different-world and challenging market situations, and working effectively within them

What our customers say...

“Black star did an excellent job advertising the equipment and communicating with us. The majority of auction sales achieved expected or better than retail prices. Mike, Andrew, and Lynn did a great job too with inspections and it was wonderful working with you guys.”


"Jim and Black Star helped us get top value on our equipment. Their team was easy to work with from start to finish.”

Kevin U.

Values that support our mission to deliver beyond customer expectations


We are honest, transparent, and dependable


We are accountable to our customers, each other, and ourselves


We work together to accomplish mutual goals


We are persistent and determined, and we never quit or settle


We are innovative problem solvers