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St. Croix Success Story

The complete retirement dispersal of St. Croix Truck & Trailer in New Richmond, WI proved to be a memorable and winning combination of collaboration, planning and implementation which led to a successful one-day unreserved, online auction…

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St. Croix Auction Results

The owners of St. Croix Truck & Trailer Ltd. in New Richmond, WI retired after 38 years in the aerial lift rental and trucking business. The complete retirement dispersal online auction took place on Wednesday October…

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A Black Star Strategic Partnership

Black Star was invited to take part in an AuctionTime webinar on October 1, 2020, hosted by our partner, Sandhills Global. This gave us the opportunity to highlight how we have leveraged the power of the…

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Take a look behind the results of the Puerto Rico seed plant sale held in April

Due to a merger of companies, one of the world’s leading agricultural companies was set to close their seed plant in Puerto Rico. This company’s portfolio needed to be diminished and Black Star was engaged in…

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View the full catalog of available equipment from our Puerto Rico package

Through an agreement with Corteva Agriscience, one of the world’s leading agricultural companies, Black Star is selling a huge selection of agricultural and construction equipment. More than 150 pieces are available. Now is your chance to get…

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Desktop Appraisals: The safe, fast way to get your assets appraised.

The COVID-19 virus is an unprecedented challenge for all of us. As we take measures to flatten the curve, we must balance this with minimizing business interruption. For finance professionals and business leaders, this means looking…

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Black Star ACA secures the sale of more than 200 pieces of agricultural and construction equipment 

Black Star ACA is pleased to announce an exceptional listing of more than 200 pieces of agricultural equipment. If you are in the agricultural space, now is the time to explore this fantastic opportunity.   Black Star…

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Let’s Connect at ConExpo 2020

Are you going to ConExpo, North America’s largest construction trade show? Team Black Star will be there, and welcome the chance to connect with you if you’re looking to sell or acquire construction-related equipment.   At Black Star,…

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Black Star featured in Sandhills Magazine

When you assemble an all-star team, the industry will take notice. That’s been the case with the team here at Black Star. The latest high profile coverage is with Sandhills Magazine, part of Auctiontime.com, the leading…

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Appraisal veteran Justin Doucette joins Black Star

Black Star is pleased to announce that Justin Doucette has joined our team. Justin has more than 20 years of experience valuing machinery & equipment and other tangible assets. He has led appraisal projects for asset-based…

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Lynn Schroeder joins Black Star ACA as Chief Appraisal Officer / Auctioneer

We are thrilled to have Lynn Schroeder join the team as Chief Appraisal Officer / Auctioneer.

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Look to Black Star ACA for equipment appraisals for IDOT

As the year turns over so do many business responsibilities. For us at Black Star ACA, it’s the time of year when IDOT bid pre-qualification deadlines are rapidly approaching. Our translation…time for asset appraisals.  With over…

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Black Star ACA featured in two well established and respected association publications

At Black Star, we are proud to receive some very positive recognition from a few leading industry associations. To start, The Associated General Contractors of Illinois featured Black Star as a new member spotlight in their…

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The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

Within the leadership of Black Star ACA you’ll find two generations. Brothers Andrew and Robert LeMaster represent the younger generation. They are tech-savvy, entrepreneurial and motivated. Their energy and attitude is contagious. On the other hand,…

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Our new website is live

As a new venture, communication is critical. We have a strong business model, tremendous experience, great talent and a strong drive to help our clients with their asset needs. However, we also need a targeted marketing…