Category: Machinery Parts

Brexit and Used Parts

​​How will Brexit Affect the Used Parts Business? 15 months on from the Brexit vote and we look at how the result has affected the construction equipment parts business. The most immediate effect has been the decline in the value of Sterling.  At one stage it dropped to its lowest value in 31 years. Last Week…

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Our Conexpo-Conagg-2017 Journey

Conexpo-Conagg-2017 As we reflect on our journey to conexpo-conagg-2017 Las Vegas, we were delighted to have the rare opportunity to meet and greet some of our most successful Part Suppliers. These are the people that work tirelessly behind the scenes to help our 45,000+ Buyers find Parts every single day. They do this by ensuring the…

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9,000+ Registered Users

We at UrParts.com regularly have nice things to celebrate but this week we hit a particularly momentous occasion when we went over 9,000 users. As we eat, breath and sleep parts, it’s good to know that over 9,000 people out there have come to us for help. Just knowing that we helped all these people save both…

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Look who’s on the Front Cover…

If you supply New or Used Parts for Construction or Agricultural machines Contact Us. We will be in Vegas next week and would love to discuss how we can help increase your sales and break into new markets. We received 16,000+ parts requests since last year and can deliver you genuine buyers from local and international markets….

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Parts market to exceed $23 billion USD in 2013

The increase in demand for aftermarket parts is continuing to grow. Long established in the car market this growing trend has been mirrored in the construction equipment market. Some of the world’s largest construction equipment users such as CRH, UBE, Lafarge, Cemex etc who traditionally only used OEM parts are now benefiting from the huge…

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6 Tips to Reduce Data Roaming

We came across the following tips on how to reduce the high prices service providers charge everybody who travels.  So, being the nice people that we are, we decided to share the knowledge: 1 – Turn off Data Roaming Wherever possible only use WiFi to access data and you will not incur any network charges. 2 –…

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UK Government announces spend of £100bn on infrastructure

Parliament was presented with the announcement of the additional spend ranging across a broad spectrum of areas yesterday. Transport projects including power plants and a commitment to the £43bn HS2 line are the main project in the infrastructure program.  The Chancellor said “We’re announcing the largest program of investment in our roads for half a century……

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Older machines still preferred over newer models

At the heavy equipment auction Ritchie Bros in Hartford, CT, USA yesterday there was a lot of older Cat equipment still making high prices. This confirms what is obvious from recent UrParts.com parts requests that due to the continued recession in the construction market many operators are choosing to purchase older machines and keep them running with cheaper spare parts…

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UrParts Claims Gold Prize at the Vodafone Startup Awards 2013

We are delighted to announce that UrParts.com were Gold Prize Winner for the Export Company of the Year at the Vodafone sponsored Startup Awards 2013.  Not only were we recognized as the best in this category but we also scooped Silver Prize for the Digital/Online and Silver Prize for Women in Business.  We are delighted to…

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JCB Dieselmax – New 6 Cylinder Engine

JCB has invested £45 million in the development of a new 6 cylinder diesel engine the Dieselmax 671. The engine is the result of 2 years of development and has already gone through field testing of over 50,000 hours.  The company say that this is a natural progression from the 4 cylinder units it has…

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