A Message for Attorneys and CPA's

A Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser (CMEA) protects BOTH you AND your clients.


What do you do when your case involves the value of a business' tangible assets, particularly machinery and/or equipment?

If you're like most attorneys, you search out the experts or ask your client to locate a company that handles machinery/equipment appraisals.

BEWARE! Not all machinery/equipment appraisals are created equal! When you need an appraisal for your client, consider whether the appraisal company you choose meets this test.


 Protect Yourself and Your Clients


A CMEA professional has the expertise, certification and knowledge to conduct an independent, third-party machinery/equipment appraisal. Therefore, the value of each item is substantiated and reflects the realistic true market value of that item. In addition, each CMEA abides by the regulations and ethics of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.


Certified Public Accountants: 

The biggest problem and frustration an Accountant or CPA has is determining an accurate Fair Market Value of the business machinery and/or equipment.

What do you do?                                                                            

Rely on book value? (which is not accurate) or Guess? You can eliminate the guesswork and the liability by utilizing the expertise and knowledge of a Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (CMEA).

The following is a partial list of the types of equipment appraised by CMEAs:

Accounting Practices

Architectural & Engineering Services

Advertising Agencies

Aerial Spraying Services


Appliance Sales & Repair

Art & Craft Supply Stores

Asphalt Plants/Sand Pits

Attorney's Practices

Auto Body Shops

Auto Dealerships

Auto Parts Stores

Auto Repair Garages



Beauty Shops

Bridal Shops

Building Product Supplies

Candy Shops

Catalog & Mail Order Houses

Chemical Manufacturers

Chemical Distributors



Collection Agencies

Construction Companies

Convenience Stores

Cosmetic Stores

Country Clubs

Dairy Farms

Dental Practices

Distribution Companies

Dog Kennels

Donut Shops

Dry Cleaners

Electrical Contracting Services

Exercise Gyms

Fabric Stores

Fast Food Restaurants


Flower Shops

Food Processing Plants

Furniture Stores

Gasoline Stations

Gift Shops

Golf Courses

Grocery Stores

Hardware Stores

Hobby Shops


High Tech Manufacturing Companies

Historical Buildings


Ice Cream Stores

Interior Decorating Shops

Insurance Agencies

Janitorial Companies

Ladies Retail Clothing

Liquor Stores

Lumber Yards

Machine Shops

Maid Service Franchises

Mall Specialty Shops

Manufacturing Companies

Medical Clinics

Millwork Shops


Moving and Storage Companies

National Franchises


Oil and Gas Refineries

One Hour Photo Stores

Photography Studios

Physicians Practices

Plumbing Contracting Services

Printing Companies

Radio/TV Repair Companies

Real Estate Sales Agencies

Recreational Vehicle Dealerships

Refuse Hauling Companies


Rock Quarries

Rodeo Stadiums

Sandwich Shops


Supper Clubs

Swimming Pool Builders

Travel Agencies

Trucking Companies

Veterinary Clinics

Video Rental & Sales Shops

Wallpaper Stores

Welding Shops

Well Drilling Companies

Well Servicing Companies

Wholesale Businesses

Woodworking Shops

Wrecker/Towing Services