Machineseeker.com is the leading online marketplace for used machinery. More than 8,100 dealers advertise in excess of 200,000 machines on our platform. Over 5 million monthly visitors converted to sales inquiries worth more than five billion Euros every month. Machineseeker is available worldwide in over 60 country versions. Since 1999, Machineseeker has been growing profitably every year and is continuously reinforcing its team at the Essen headquarters.


Thorsten Muschler (right in the picture) was born in Essen and is the founder and managing director of Machineseeker. The Internet pioneer launched the platforms Maschinensucher.de & Machineseeker.com in the late nineties and went online with his idea ahead of the German spin-offs of Google & Ebay.


Since 2017, Sven Schmidt (left in the picture) has been the second Managing Director responsible above all for Marketing and Sales. In the start-up scene, the experienced entrepreneur is known as managing partner of ICS as well as through his regular appearances on the Online Marketing Rockstars podcast. 


Our company is located in the heart of Essen-Süd, Germany, only a few minutes' walk from the central station.