About Us


AO Equipment & Machinery is owned and operated by its parent company Auction Ohio. Founded in 1985 by Chris Davis, Auction Ohio is an Ohio company that provides an international presence and upholds the highest standards of service. We are a dedicated, knowledgeable team of professionals that values relationships with our clients and clearly understands the needs of buyers and sellers.

AO Equipment & Machinery is a new division of a well-established company. Aimed to focus on business assets, AO Equipment & Machinery handles the entire process. We sell to the world and do not let the local market set the price.

Experience A Better Way

We are an asset management and liquidation company acting in multiple capacities for the benefit of sellers and creditors. We conduct in excess of 1000 Auctions each year. Our staff and affiliates have a broad range of expertise including commercial/industrial equipment, office/fixtures, construction equipment, household, antiques, precious metals, gems, and real estate (AO Real Estate, LLC – Broker). We have experience as Court Appointed Receivership, Special Master, Real Estate Auctions, Repossession of Assets, Traditional Brokerage, Personal Property Appraisals, and Personal Property Auctions.

We enjoy an A+ rating with the BBB. We are members of the National Auctioneers Association, Ohio Auctioneers Association, and Columbus Realtors Association. The Auction Ohio family believes that reliability, integrity and understanding are principals most important in any business. Our focus is not on a destination but rather a journey of constant improvement. We intend to deliver on the commitment we make every day to our clients and customers. Thank you for being partners in our success.