Vermeer Acquires HDD Broker

By Trenchless Technology - April 18, 2011

HDD Broker Inc., one of the industry's foremost authorities on selling and buying used horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and other construction equipment, has been acquired by Vermeer Corp., a leader in HDD and other underground construction equipment manufacturing.

HDD Broker, with locations in Victoria, British Columbia, and Naples, Fla., was founded in 1999, and over the last decade became one of the industry's leading suppliers of used and repossessed equipment, and advice and data related to used equipment trading. The company handles transactions all over the world and has built a business on seller and buyer trust, with hundreds of used equipment options and all top brands to choose from.

All HDD Broker management and employees will remain in place and members of the family who founded and built the organization are looking forward to continuing to serve used equipment sellers and buyers based on core values. Those values include integrity, courtesy and honesty; exceeding customer expectations; working as a team and having fun. They also promote the "broker advantage," which centers on an extensive selection of equipment, unbiased advice, value and customer service.

"An investment from a major corporation gives HDD Broker more backing, so we can increase the used equipment listings and offer more services to customers," said HDD Broker president Bob Martin.

"We have a wonderful following of great customers and leaders in this industry, and we don't take for granted that we have earned their business and trust over the years," Martin said. "We look forward to serving customers with an even greater selection of equipment and more resources that can help them navigate through the used equipment trade." offers all makes of used HDD equipment, as well as HDD accessories.

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