About Us

Rob Powers has been involved in the insurance salvage liquidation and service business since 1975.

He started his career with Underwriters Salvage Company in St. Louis, Missouri in 1975.

In 1977 he started working for M. F. Bank & Company and moved to San Francisco, California as an assistant manager. In 1981, he opened a new office for M. F. Bank & Company in Seattle, Washington and was branch manager for eight years.

In 1989 he established R. D. Powers Company, Inc.

We serve the entire Northwest corner of the USA; Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Alaska. We will also go anywhere you want us!

Our clients range from national insurance giants to local and regional companies, independent adjusters, self-Insureds and others.

We are extremely flexible and able to meet all of your salvage needs.

“You have my personal commitment to provide the best job possible for all your needs.”

–Rob Powers


It’s Personal – When you deal with us, Rob Powers is involved in all aspects of your claim. Personal service is the hallmark of this company.

Integrity – You can rely on our honesty and integrity. You don’t survive in this industry without a proven record earned over a quarter of a century of dedication to excellence.

Quick Response – We are available 24/7 through telephone, fax, email, Internet, cellular phones, Fed Ex or old-fashioned U. S. Mail service. We can be there when you need us.

Communications – All the latest equipment keeps us in touch with you.

Offices/Employees – Rob Powers is based in the main office in Seattle. We also have associate employees in the following cities: Portland, Oregon; Richland, Washington; Spokane, Washington.

Computerized Operations – We have computerized inventory reports, recap spreadsheets, and efficient processing time savers to keep costs under control.

Accountability – We welcome your audit of our operation and are fully insured to meet the unique requirements of our industry.

Insurance – We carry all types of coverage to meet the demands of our unique industry. These include: liability, contents, auto, transit, medical, products and operations, PP, L&I, E&O and more.

Banking – Our bank connections turn your net returns quickly, eliminating month-long payment delays.

Fees – Excellent service at a competitive rate. No corporate overhead “add-ons.” Call us to discuss Sales Commission rates and Hourly rates.