Business Liquidation

Business Liquidation

Whether you are liquidating your business for retirement, downsizing excess inventory, or any other reason, Kraft Auction Service has the experience to help you.  We conduct the largest auctions in the region and have the capability to host auctions across the country. We have recently conducted sales throughout Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri and Ohio.  Consignments and Buyers come from all over the United States and the world.

We have performed business liquidation auctions for a wide variety of businesses including:

  • Restaurants and Equipment
  • Auto Repair and Mechanic Shops
  • Construction Equipment
  • Trucking and Transportation Companies
  • Drilling Companies
  • Excavation
  • General Contractors
  • Gravel and Sand Companies
  • Machine Shops
  • Photography and Imaging Equipment
  • Apparel and Sports Merchandise
  • Rental Equipment
  • Printing Equipment
  • Concrete Companies
  • Municipalities
  • Attractions (Raceway, Indoor/Outdoor Sports Facilities, etc.)
  • Farm and  Beef/Dairy Cattle Operations
  • Food Sales and Distributions
  • Custom Harvesting
  • Motorsports Shops
  • Car Dealerships
  • and many others

At Kraft Auctions we also have experience working with multiple different types of parties responsible for assets in a business liquidation:

  • Business owners interested in retiring or downsizing
  • Families inheriting a business from a deceased family member
  • Attorneys working with a family or business owner
  • Bankruptcy custodians/receivers in charge of dispersing assets

We have the capability, equipment and team to conduct any type of business liquidation auction, large or small.

  • Real Estate: In addition to selling the assets of the business, we also have extensive experience selling commercial and agricultural real estate.
  • Kraft Real Estate Services is a full service real estate brokerage offer auction services and traditional listings.
  • We also have experience and capabilities to perform Multi-Par auctions where necessary
  • Read more about our Real Estate Services Here
  • Our computerized systems for selling, clerking, check-in and check-out are fully mobile.  We have a customized office trailer we will bring to the auctions to ensure the management of the sale is handled in a professional and efficient manner
  • Equipment to run online bidding at onsite estate auctions if there are collections or items that will benefit from that additional audience
  • Team to organize, clean and set up auction prior to the event (even including providing dumpsters and trash removal – additional fee may apply)
  • Load-out services including providing a loader to assist buyers and providing staff to assist large buyers who may not be able to remove all items day of sale.
  • Post-auction we will provide an itemized list of all items sold and prices realized

Kraft Auctions will develop a customized Marketing Campaign for your business.  Advertising typically includes:

  • All sales will be photographed and advertised online through
  • Additional print and online advertising will be customized to the individual sale
  • Directional signage the day of sale
  • On site signage prior to sale if allowed (e.g. local legal restrictions) and amenable to seller
  • Email blasts and Facebook advertising
  • Flyers and targeted mailers
  • Industry specific websites and publications
  • Additional advertising at the discretion of the seller and Kraft Auctions

If you are interested in our Business Liquidation services, please email us at or call 219-973-9240.  We are very happy to discuss our services in more detail or set up an appointment to view the business.  Once we have seen the business and fully understand the costs, we will provide a customized proposal describing our costs and services.