About Us

Where it Began

Bright Star Auctions is an auction company founded by Loren Beachy and Eugene Hochstetler, specializing in equipment liquidations and consignment auctions. The company was founded in Middlebury, Indiana and has grown to 40 team members since its establishment.

Loren Beachy started his career as an auctioneer at the age of 18 and built up his auction business over time. In 2017, Beachy partnered with equipment specialist Eugene Hochstetler to form Bright Star Auctions.

Bright Star focuses on heavy equipment auctions and conducts auctions in dozens of states and sells equipment to buyers all over the world.


The Bright Star Mission

At Bright Star Auctions, our mission is to go above and beyond to make the auction process stress-free for our customers. Whether we're liquidating large businesses or consigning equipment, we approach every project with an "extra mile mentality".

We take care of all the necessary paperwork and advertising, ensuring that our customers can sit back and relax while we handle the details. Our commitment to serving with integrity and respect at every step of the way is unwavering.

Our goal is to not only meet, but exceed our customers' expectations, providing a seamless auction experience that delivers exceptional results.

Who We Are

Bright Star Auctions is a team of 40 dedicated professionals based in Middlebury, Indiana, with diverse backgrounds and expertise in equipment, advertising, auctioneering, and more. We are committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and delivering the best possible results.

Our team combines unique specialties and insights to ensure that every aspect of the auction process is handled with care and professionalism. We pride ourselves on our expertise, attention to detail, and unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction.

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A Licensed Auction Company in Multiple States

Auctioneer Licenses

Auctioneer Co. Lic. - Bright Star Realty & Auctions, LLC - AC32100007
Auctioneer Lic. - Loren Beachy - AU10500161
Principal Auctioneer Lic. - Loren D. Beachy - 259651
Auctioneer Lic. - Loren D. Beachy - 2990-52
Auctioneer Lic. - Loren Dale Beachy - #441002283
Auctioneer Lic. - Loren D. Beachy - 7154
Auctioneer Lic. - Zach Kittrell - 1959
West Virginia
Licensed auction house
Auctioneer Co. Lic. - Bright Star Realty and Auctions, LLC - 2018000007
Auctioneer Lic. - Eugene Hochstetler - 2018000033
Auctioneer Co. Lic. - Bright Star Realty & Auctions, LLC - 2908001059
Auctioneer Lic. - Loren Dale Beachy - 2907004635
North Carolina
Auction Firm Lic. - Bright Star Realty & Auctions, LLC - 10455
Auctioneer Lic. - Loren D. Beachy - 10381
South Carolina
Reciprocal Principal Lic. - Loren Beachy - 4795
Auctioneer Lic. - Loren D. Beachy - AU0056900
Bright Star Realty & Auctions LLC Firm Lic# 1654F

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