CHICO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AmeraMex International, Inc. (OTC:AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring/shipping), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, announced that it has acquired a number of used container handlers from a Seattle, WA customer. The container handlers, which have a resale value of approximately $1.4 million, have arrived in Chico for refurbishment.
AmeraMex CEO Lee Hamre commented, "We have already received a $300,000 order for a couple of the container handlers from a port in Mexico. The handlers are being disassembled for shipment and are expected to leave Chico next week.
"I have been traveling throughout the U.S. as well as internationally to bid on used equipment, a major component of our core business," continued Hamre. "I expect to touch base with our team in Niger and provide an update to shareholders early next week. Based on our discussion last week, the process is moving along and issues are being addressed."
About AmeraMex International
AmeraMex International sells, leases and rents heavy equipment to companies within four industries: construction (light and infrastructure), shipping logistics, mining and commercial farming. AmeraMex, with customers in the Americas, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe, has over 30 years of experience in heavy equipment sales and service, and inventories top-of-the-line equipment from manufacturers such as Taylor Machine Works Inc. and Terex Heavy Equipment. For more information visit the AmeraMex website, www.AMMX.net or www.hamreequipment.com.
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