Mascus, the electronic marketplace for used heavy machinery, used trucks and other transportation vehicles, has signed license agreements with partners in Italy and Spain.

In Italy, Mascus has signed agreement with an international multimedia publishing house, RCS MediaGroup. RCS Media Group operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital and satellite TV. The company holds a leadership position in the area of daily newspapers with brands like Corriere della Sera and La Gazzetta dello Sport. In the classified ad sector RCS Digital is present with successful products like TrovoLavoro.it (recruitment), TrovoCasa.it (real estate) and Automobili.com (cars).

Mascus’ partner in Spain is Vocento, another leading multimedia group. Vocento is present in all areas of information and entertainment, such as newspapers, supplements, magazines, television, radio, audiovisual production, movie distribution, and Internet. Mascus Spain will be organized together with Vocento’s car portal, Autocasion.

- Italy and Spain are among the top five countries regarding size of the markets in Europe in the business areas of construction, agriculture, grounds care, transportation and material handling. Therefore, this establishment is important for Mascus in Southern Europe, and Europe as a whole, says Fredrik Larsson Managing Director of Mascus.

Currently, Mascus has customers from 42 countries and over 1.200.000 unique visitors monthly. Products listed on Mascus cover a wide range including: tractors, trailers, forklifts, diggers, used trucks and much more. The company has rapidly expanded its operations in Europe, North America, Oceania and South Africa and has partners altogether in 32 countries worldwide.

- Mascus’ concept proves to be applicable in any country around the globe and we are glad to be able to expand our international presence in partnership with such respectable names in the media world. By partnering with major media houses such as RCS in Italy and Vocento in Spain, Mascus now extends all across Europe and the globe in all key languages, adds Fredrik Larsson.

Further information:
Fredrik Larsson, Managing Director, Mascus, tel. +358 50 314 2511,

Mascus is a leading marketplace for used equipment and transportation vehicles. The company develops and produces Internet services and tools to make the used equipment market more efficient. Mascus has over 3500 equipment manufacturers and dealers as its advertising customers and over 100.000 used machines for sale. Used machinery listed includes used trucks for sale, forklift trucks for sale, trailers for sale, excavators for sale, diggers and tractors for sale. The online market place is available in 35 languages.
Mascus is a trading company of Alma Media Corporation.

Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a profitable and internationally expanding company with a focus on the future of newspapers and online services.

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General Press Inquiry:

For more information:
Polina Brachkov, Mascus Communication Manager, + 358 50 381 49 45,