Machinery & Equipment

machinery and equipmentTangible property is a vital contributor to most businesses and service organizations. Without them, the retailer has no place to display his products, the manufacturer has no machines, and the transportation company has no trucks. In short, there is no business.

ValSpan is focused on helping clients with valuation questions related to the assets that transform their business; for the sawmill owner, it is the cutting, planing, and sorting machinery and equipment; for the food processor, it is the mixing/blending, conveyance, and packaging assets; and for the machine shop it is the lathe, milling machine, and press brake.

The expression “Machinery & Equipment” is a catch-all description that summarizes all forms and varieties of tangible property. Generally, we consider the following types of assets:

  • Computer Software
  • Data Processing
  • Diagnostic Equipment
  • Inventories
  • General Plant Equipment
  • Machine Centers
  • Mobile Equipment
  • Office Furniture and Equipment
  • Production/Processing Lines
  • Spare Parts
  • Supplies
  • Tooling/Dies/Fixtures
  • Trade Fixtures

We appraise these assets for different purposes, including:

  • Buy/Sell Opportunities
  • Corporate/Internal Planning
  • Estate/Gift Tax
  • Financing
  • Insurance
  • Leasing
  • Litigation
  • Property Record Review
  • Property Tax
  • Purchase Price Allocation