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Sell your surface finishing machinery with Riley Surface World

Riley Surface World wants to BUY your redundant surface finishing plant & machinery. Our worldwide reach, list of genuine buyers and unrivalled expertise means we can find a market for your machine(s).

One machine to sell? [Get an offer]

We buy good quality machines into stock and collect from your factory

Several machines to sell? [Get an appraisal]

We either make an offer to buy into stock or sell direct from your site for a commission

Complete surface treatment line to sell? [Get an appraisal]

No job too big. We have a range of sales channels including selling direct from site and online auctions to realise the best value for your plant

Decommissioning a complete surface finishing facility? [Get an appraisal]

We employ chemical engineers with the right experience to safely decommission your plant. Our services offered include on-site management, facility decontamination and chemical disposal. All services are carried out to international environmental guidelines.

Why sell your machines with Riley Surface World?

  • Worldwide reach
  • Large list of buyers waiting for machinery
  • Part Exchange available
  • Genuine expertise
  • Market leader in second hand surface treatment machinery
  • Professional photography and videos
  • Planned marketing programmes
  • Trusted partnerships for specialist decommissioning services

Satisfied Customers

"I have to pay tribute to the professionalism and technical expertise of all the staff at Riley Surface World, who worked very hard to complete the transfer of a complete plant from the UK to Mexico."
Ramon Pages Jnr, CEO of Ecoplating SA (the largest metal finishing group in Mexico)

"We hired Rileys for the sale and decommissioning of some very specialised equipment. This included a complete Anapol electro-polishing cell, a Dynetics deburring system and Guyson Kerry and Vixen cleaning/degreasing machines.
"All the items were successfully sold, returning significant capital value to the company. In addition, the decommissioning was completed within a six week period from mid-December to end of January"
Hale Hamilton, valve manufacturers, Uxbridge, UK.

"We had to decommission and close one of our large aerospace production facilities due to company reorganisation.
We chose to work with Riley Surface World because of their global coverage of the surface treatment and aerospace manufacturing industries.
They acted as principal contractors, conducting a professional site closure plan and dealing with all submissions to the Environment Agency in accordance with the PPE license.
We were delighted with the outcome, with a large proportion of the machinery being sold and the breakdown and decommissioning of the process plants being carried out in a thorough and professional manner."
Cobham Mission Equipment, in-flight fuelling systems manufacturer, Wimborne, UK.

"The closure and decommissioning of a large jewellery production facility is a complex and potentially hazardous process.
But, surprisingly, Riley Surface World found a customer for one of our rack electroplating lines in Canada, successfully dismantling the plant and shipping it across the Atlantic Ocean.
They disposed of our other large plant at auction and completed the rest of the decommissioning process on time, on budget and in compliance with all European environmental regulations."
Andersen International, costume jewellery manufacturer, Ireland.

"The on-site management and decommissioning team did a wonderful job of not only finding buyers for our plant but tidying up afterwards"
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"We thought our accumulated machinery was headed for scrap but not only did it have a value we were able to part exchange and bring in a useful machine"
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"We got a cash offer. It was paid in full and Rileys collected from our site; much easier than messing about trying to eBay a machine ourselves"
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"To be honest we were sceptical about selling plant from on site. The results have proved us wrong. We got better value out of the plant because it was marketed so professionally and buyers could see it in situ and working."
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