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Machine Compare

Pick a Subscription

Which approach is right for you?

We don’t have a one size fits all approach to promoting your machinery and nor should you. That’s why we’ve listed out all of the benefits of each subscription below, giving you a side by side comparison of both options. Our platform offers a range of different features designed to benefit you and better your online experience.

Auction membership​Ideal for used machinery sellers Listings membershipIdeal for new machinery sellers

Access qualified buyers​

Gain immediate access to thousands of qualified buyers with a mix of marketing activity behind every machine on-site.

Unlimited auctions

No limit on the number of auctions you can post.

Customisable auctions

Set your end date and time, and reserve pricing.

Contact sellers and place bids

Our platform allows you to easily contact sellers and place bids on auction listings.​

Banner ads

Maximum your exposure by upgrading to banner advertising directly from your dashboard. ​

Personal Dashboard

Your personal dashboard will give you complete flexibility. Start a new auction, view favourited items, upgrade to banner ads and much more.

First 28 days free

28 days of listings free of charge giving you time to onboard your machinery without the worry of payment.


Unlimited listings

You can post as many listings as you like!


Host webinars

Demo your machines virtually in a live or pre-recorded environment. ​


No lengthy Contract

Our membership is a 28 day rolling contact that you are free to cancel at anytime.


Daily Reports

Receive daily reports of interested machinery buyers, delivered straight to your inbox


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All the features you need on one platform

We've included all the features needed in order to help you bid, buy or sell without the hassle of having to navigate through a complex site. We've created our platform with our customer's experience as a priority.


We offer the best advice ensuring you create and host webinars that best suit you and benefit your business.

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Catered Accounts

Unlimited listings and accounts are catered towards the specific needs of each of our customers. We also offer company accounts.

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Give yourself the opportunity to be noticed using our banner ad creator. Put your brand where the industrial buyers are looking.

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“Machine Compare is ideally positioned to help streamline the way in which converters and printers not only source spare parts for older equipment, but also how they can buy and sell used capital equipment. A great development at just the right time, this is exactly what the industry needs right now.”

Daniel M Brunton

Managing Director

“From the beginning, Machine Compare’s CMO guided us through set up, providing content recommendations and advice on how to broadcast our webinars for amplified reach. We found the webinars were a truly refreshing way to market our niche box-making products.”

Simon Kolbus


We've built a rocket engine

Machine Compare is so much more than a listing platform

We offer flexible business solutions catered to your industrial trading needs, whatever they may be.

Ben Findlay


Simple platform

Simple platform

We've simplified our platform to make buying, selling and presenting easy for all of our customers.

Unlimited listings

Unlimited listings

Our platform has no limit on the products you can list, giving you all the freedom you need.

Complete control

Complete control

All of our subscriptions give you a clear overview and complete control over all services on our site.

Company accounts

Company accounts

We've created a subscription catered towards the individual needs of companies.

Online hub

Online hub

Our platform allows buyers and sellers to connect one another directly in one online hub environment.



Browse the large list of webinars on our site or even begin hosting your very own webinar.

Still wondering if we're the right platform for you?

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 options to sell your machinery.

Machinery Listings – £89.99 Per month for unlimited listings
Machinery Auctions – 5% Commission taken on a successful auction

Click here to List your machines and select the option best suited to your needs

Listings – 28 Day Rolling Contract £89 Per month free to cancel at anytime
Auction – Terms and Conditions apply (Click Here to see Auction Terms and
Conditions). (Hyperlink that last caption)

Yes we offer video tutorials, website chat, email and phone
Click Here for Video Tutorials
Click Here for Chat
Click Here to email us
Telephone Number – +44 (0) 161 513 5907

To change details on Listings
 Sign in to your account
 Click the arrow in the top right of the page
 Click on the “My Listings” option

To change details on an Auction Listing
 Click here to contact us

Check your junk/clutter folder in your inbox, the email might have got filtered or Click
Here ([email protected]) to contact our support team

Click Here if you have lost your password

Try Clicking Here to reset your password

There are 2 options to sell your machinery.

Machinery Listings – £89.99 Per month for unlimited listings
Click Here for a 28 Day Free Trial
Machinery Auctions – 5% Commission taken on a successful auction

Click here to List your machines and select the option best suited to your needs
(Needs to be Hyperlinked)

 Click Here to remove your listings in your account area
 If you have nothing else to sell Click Here to give us notice that you wish to
end your subscription

Auction Listings

 You will be sent details of the bidders and must confirm that you are happy to
sell to the successful bidder
 Once in acceptance you will be sent the details of the buyer to raise a
commercial invoice
 You will be required to upload this to your account area to confirm the sale
  When the money is received by MachineCompare we will notify you and pass
on the balance less our 5% commission with a commercial invoice.
 You will then be put in direct touch with the buyer so that they can arrange
collection of the goods.

At the point of sale, you can choose to accept or decline any of the offers made to
you. If the offers are above the reserve price, then you will be liable to pay us the 5%
commission if you choose to withdraw your machine at this point.

If this is not displayed, then you can request this from the seller. Photos/Details of
the plates will have to be provided prior to shipment of the machine.

You can use the UK governments Trade Tariff tool or check with your government to
see if they have a similar tool;

You can search the web for this info or speak to the seller to find out who they use
for their parts supply.

To contact the seller of a listing, you need to Click Here (url for register page)
to register. You will then be able to contact all of our listing sellers directly via their
email or contact number.

Yes, of course. This will be down to each sellers’ preferences, if this is a requirement
prior to purchase. We would recommend contacting the seller early in the process.

Please contact the seller directly via the chat feature if they haven’t supplied this
information in the listing.

Please contact the seller directly via the chat feature if they haven’t supplied this
information in the listing.

Please contact the seller directly via the chat feature if they haven’t supplied this
information in the listing.

Please contact the seller directly via the chat feature if they haven’t supplied this
information in the listing.

This will vary from machine to machine. Please contact the seller directly for these

Most machines should have these documents with them but please contact the seller
to confirm they are with the machine and complete.

Please contact the seller directly via the chat feature if they haven’t supplied this
information in the listing.

Please contact the seller directly via the chat feature if they haven’t supplied this
information in the listing.

Unless stated otherwise in the listing this is down to the buyer to arrange. But please
contact the seller and if you need more assistance contact a member of our staff
who will be able to assist you with freight company contacts.

You will need the transportation requirements from the seller, once you
have these, we would advise that you speak to a freight forwarder to obtain the
transport costs.

Yes, Click Here to contact a member of our team and we will point you to some of
the suppliers who we have had contact with in the past.

Get a feel for machine compare with the free account and when you’re ready, simply upgrade via your dashboard to unlock all the features.