Browse the list below for answers to frequently asked questions related to equipment purchasing and our decommissioning and asset recovery services.
Equipment Purchasing FAQ:
Q: Does MacAllister Power Systems purchase residential power equipment, such as generators typically bought from Lowe’s, Home Depot, Menards, Harbor Freight etc.?
A: No, generally, MacAllister Power Systems purchases larger industrial and commercial grade power equipment ranging from sizes 20kW to 3,000kW.
Q: Does MacAllister Power Systems purchase small portable generators, RV generators, or whole home generators?
A: No, MacAllister Power Systems only purchases commercial generators that are 20kw and larger.
Examples of generators we DO Purchase:
Examples of generators we DO NOT Purchase:
Q: Does MacAllister Power Systems only purchase diesel generators?
A: While MacAllister Power Systems mainly purchases diesel generators, we also purchase used natural gas generators, used LPG generators and used dual fuel generators.
Q: What is the oldest equipment MacAllister Power Systems purchases?
A: MacAllister typically purchases power equipment that is less than 25 years old.
Q: Does MacAllister Power Systems only purchase Caterpillar equipment?
A: While MacAllister Power Systems typically offers more value for Cat equipment, MacAllister Power Systems decommissions many different makes and models.
Q: What brands of generators does MacAllister Power Systems purchase?
A: MacAllister Power Systems typically will purchase commercial generators made by: Caterpillar, Cummins, Kohler, Olympian, Onan, Generac, MTU, Katolight and Kubota. We also purchase commercial generators from some other brands as long as they are over 20kW. Contact us to see if we’d be interested.
Q: What size of power equipment does MacAllister Power Systems purchase?
A: Generally, MacAllister Power Systems purchases power equipment with an output between 20kW and 3,000kW.
Q: Does MacAllister Power Systems purchase equipment other than generators?
A: MacAllister Power Systems buys an array of equipment. While generators are our main specialty, MacAllister Power Systems also purchases transfer switches, switchgear, air compressors, chillers, boilers, uninterruptible power supplies and Non-PCB transformers that are 20kVA or above.
Q: Does MacAllister Power Systems offer free appraisals?
A: Yes! You can request your free appraisal here.
Q: Do I have to bring the equipment to a MacAllister Power Systems location?
A: No! While you certainly can bring your equipment to us, we also offer full decommissioning and removal services – you can learn more about our decommissioning services here.
Q: What if we can’t disconnect, load, or ship the equipment to MacAllister Power Systems?
A: MacAllister Power Systems has the experience and capabilities to perform all the necessary steps to remove the equipment from your facility.
Q: Is the decommissioning sales process complicated and stressful?
A: The expertise of the MacAllister Power Systems team will simplify the process by providing clear, detailed explanations and proven, results-based action plans.