Canning Auction Service has served the Southern Illinois Communities since 1985. David Canning received his auctioneer certification in 1985 and started doing Livestock Auctions. He then proceeded to start an annual farm equipment and implement consignment auction the same year and has expanded the business to a quarterly event each year. The consignment auction attracts prospective buyers from a surrounding seven state area.
The Auction service is completely mobile service with two trucks; a mobile office; display trailers; and wireless computer system to handle on-site business., household, estate and farm auctions. We also maintain loaders to provide at farm and heavy equipment auction events. A modern facility for consignment auctions, real estate, specialty and live on-line auctions is offered as well.
In growing and promoting the auction industry, David sparked the interest of his son Blake Canning, who joined the business as a licensed auctioneer in 2005. Blake Canning works for the service full time. Canning Auction Service is a family business. Staff member include David's wife, two daughter and son-in-law in addition to his son Blake. The auction service has a wonderful team of dedicated and professional staff who clerk, cashier, ring and operated equipment.