Appraising Machinery & Equipment and Inventories Since 1990

Our Specialized Services

Machinery and Equipment Appraisals

We provide machinery and equipment appraisals for use by lenders, business owners, accountants, attorneys, and other professional users.


Inventory appraisals for use by lenders, business owners, accountants, attorneys, and other professional users.

Medical Equipment Appraisals

Medical equipment appraisals primarily for use by healthcare organizations as part of a medical practice acquisition.

Liquidation Support Services

Our liquidation support services are consulting based and tailored to the situation at hand. CEA’s level of participation is at the discretion of the client.

Expert Witness Testimony

CEA’s appraisers have provided expert witness testimony services for a variety of clients and in an assortment of jurisdictions.

Collateral Evaluation Associates, Inc. (CEA) has provided machinery & equipment appraisals and inventory appraisals since our inception in 1990. We also provide medical equipment appraisals, liquidation support services, expert witness testimony, and litigation support.

Our machinery & equipment appraisers, inventory appraisers, and medical equipment appraisers have unparalleled experience in meeting the specific requirements of asset based lenders and financial institutions, business owners, accountants, assessors, attorneys, insurance companies, leasing professionals, and medical institutions.

CEA provides machinery & equipment appraisals, inventory appraisals and medical equipment appraisals for the following uses and purposes: asset based finance, bankruptcy, charitable contributions, condemnation, corporate dissolution, divorce, eminent domain, insurance and loss settlement, leasing, management considerations, purchase price allocation, and taxation.

The principals of CEA have over twenty five years of appraisal experience and include members of the American Society of Appraisers. All appraisal assignments are completed in conformance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) as promulgated by the Appraisal Foundation.

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