About Mevas Germany

A real independent third party

The basics of our policy is to be absolutely independent from equipment traders. MEVAS and all contracted equipment inspectors are not involved in machinery trading activities. We do not receive commissions and we do not raise expertise in someones favour, in fact we pride ourselves in giving a totally unbiased appraisal of all equipment we inspect. We inspect machines and we consult contractors. We do nothing else.

No money for weapons

We have given all our banking activities and accounting to German Ethikbank. This bank guarantees, our money is not used to finance export of weapons. The bank does not lend money to the arms industry and is not doing business with companies related to child work. Additionally we support the non governmental organization Arche-Nova with quarterly donations.

A shut mouth catches no flies

Another important part is to keep our customer relations and inspection results confidential. A finished inspection report is going exclusively to the hands of the client. We do neither discuss machines we have inspected somewhere to somebody else nor do we talk about other machines we have seen.

We understand our customers

Although Mevas may appear to be a young company, founded in 2006 the owner Wolfgang Bühn has work-life long experience with construction equipment. Having grown up in East Germany he learned to use and repair of heavy equipment from the basics. Later he worked with Strabag and in 1992 he started his career with the German Caterpillar dealer Zeppelin Baumaschinen. Going through different responsibilities he became in 1997 Sales Manager for Used Equipment. From 2002 his duties included the responsibility for Zeppelin's international Used Equipment business. In 2006 the idea was born to offer for dealer and users of construction equipment an independent service of machine condition inspections. The first order we got from Finning Canada to inspect 16 Caterpillar 775 trucks in an South African Goldfield. Mevas has now progress to a point where we carry out inspections for many dealers and users in Europe and other parts of the world. On interest we give free advice for smaller companies about earthmoving machinery.

Many customers from around the world trust in our servies.

Whereabouts

MEVAS is based in Germany. As this is for many people a sign of reliability and punctuality we do our best to confirm this stereotype. Our intention is to set the standards for independent used equipment inspections in Europe. Our contracted inspectors and technicians are located in several countries in Europe. It means we are often not too far from the equipment to be inspected. In the USA we cooperate with the inspection company Honestinspecctions.

Guarantee

Is there a kind of warranty for our used equipment inspections? It can't be. We only see a present situation. Machines are often parked in a dealers yard, cleaned and in confined area. We recognize only a small part of the history of a machine. But with our experience in equipment over many years and with the knowledge of technical basics and details we believe we are able to find most problems on a used machine. We are doing nothing else every day other than inspecting heavy equipment.

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