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"Members of the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers (AMEA) are individual machinery and equipment appraisal professionals who have demonstrated their proficiency through testing and peer review. AMEA accredits and certifies its metalworking machinery appraisers through continuing education and written tests, and develops industry standards."

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Universal Metalworking Equipment
"One of the Southwest's Oldest Used Machine Tool Dealers"

Our staff has over 50 years of combined machine tool experience
and are ready to offer you their expertise in appraising your
machine tools, a single piece or an entire plant.

We have an AMEA-Certified
Machine Tool Appraiser
on our staff:
Mr. Michael Feinstein

Mr. Michael Feinstein, President of Universal Metalworking Equipment, Inc., in Houston, Texas, is a 30-year veteran of the used capital equipment industry, concentrating in used metalworking machinery. His business extends throughout the United States and into Latin America. For the past 25 years, Michael has held numerous leadership roles on the Board of Directors of the Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA), the largest used equipment dealer organization in the world. He served as president of Machinery Information System/LOCATOR Services, publisher of the industry's leading print and online directory of used machinery on offer.

In 1997, Michael was awarded the Earl Elman Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his distinguished and outstanding service to the industry. Michael currently is the President of the MDNA. He has earned a Bachelor of Business degree in accounting from the University of Texas in Austin. He has also earned his designation as a Certified Equipment Appraiser through the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers (AMEA).

Michael has earned the designation of Certified Machine Tool Sales Engineer (CMTSE) through the American Machine Tool Distributors Association (AMTDA). He has also passed a course in Uniform Standards Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).

Reasons For Appraising Your Equipment
Knowing the value of your assets
Sale of Business
Estate Planning
Tax Basis

It is our goal to assure you of the highest level of professional
service.   When you need reliable evaluations and accurate
information to help you make complex financial decisions,
call the numbers below for consultation regarding the best
method of valuation to fit your appraisal needs.

5815 Armour Drive
Houston, Texas 77020
Phone: (713) 675-4145   Fax: (713) 675-1294

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