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By Order Of:
Complete Closure of 100,000 sq Foot Plastics Facility

By Order of
Mid-America Products Inc
Sale#: [MIDA1106]

Complete Closure of 100,000 sq Foot Plastics Facility
Sale Details Links Documents (PDF)
Sale Type
Webcast & On-Location Auction

Date & Time
1 Day, Wed Nov 15, 2006 10am (Central time)

Sale & Equipment Location(s)
Gardner, KS

Absentee (Proxy) Bidder Form


(23) Injection Molders
  • Dec 2003 Toshiba 720 Ton, 186 oz
  • 1998 Husky 1000 Ton, 295 oz
  • Dec 1995 Mitsubishi 720 Ton, 101 oz
  • (2) 93’ & 91’ Mitsubishi 1450 Ton, 240 oz
  • 91’ Mitsubishi 950 Ton, 160 oz
  • 93’ Mitsubishi 720 Ton, 160 oz
  • 93 Mitsubishi 610 Ton, 110 oz
  • (2) 93’ & 92’ Mitsubishi 500 Ton, 80 oz
  • (2) 92’ & 90’ Mitsubishi 390 Ton, 89’ 60 oz
  • 89’ Mitsubishi 250 Ton 19 oz
  • 89’ Mitsubishi 170 Ton, 19 oz
  • 94’ Toshiba 220 Ton, 16 oz
  • 88’ Toyo 200 Ton, 13 oz
  • 87’ Van Dorn 350 ton, 60 oz
  • 86’ Van Dorn 300 ton, 75 oz
  • 87’ Van Dorn 300 ton, 30 oz
  • 87’ Van Dorn 200 Ton, 30 oz
  • 76’ Van Dorn 200 Ton, 14 oz
  • 81’ Van Dorn 150 ton, 8 oz
  • 74’ Van Dorn 75 Ton, 5 oz
  • Conair Sepro Robots
  • AEC Robots
  • Conair Robot Hammo HE 400SW-ICC
  • AEC Sprue Pickers
  • 1996 Cumberland ModleCK1832, 40 HP
  • Numerous Polymer and Cumberland Granulators from 5- 20HP
Plastics Support
  • Large Selection of Conair Dryers, Temperature Controllers
  • DME Hot Runner Controls, Maguire Blenders,
  • Una Dyn Bulk Drying System Including DHDII Dryer, Hopper, Controller
  • High Temp Package
Toolroom Equipment
  • (2) Bridgeport Mills- Series I 2 hp, & 1 hp
  • Doall Vertical Band Saw
  • Bridgeport 815 Surface Grinder
  • Gorton 375 Disc Grinder
  • Welders, Optical Comparators
  • Milw Mag Drill
  • Ridgid Pipe Threader
Facility Support
  • (2) Gardner Denver 50 HP Air Compressors
  • Hankinson Model HPRP400- 460 Air Dryer
  • 1996 Process Cooling System/Central Chiller (2) 15 HP (1) 5HP Pumps
  • (2) Spanco 10 & 7 ½  Ton Overhead Gantry Cranes with Hoists
  • Lantech Pallet Wrapper
  • Office and related IT equipment
  • 1997 (2) Friesen 40’ x 11 ½’ Storage Silos
  • (2) Conair 40’ x 11 ½’ Storage Silos
  • Pallet Jacks, Banders, General facility support
Forklifts/Rolling Stock
  • Clark 10,000 lb Capacity LPG
  • (3) Toyota 3,000 & 4,700 lb LPG
  • Nissan 50 LPG Forklift
  • Cat GC15H LPG Forklift
  • Heff T Herman Scissor Lift

Sale Details

Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 10am (Central) [11am Eastern]
Absentee (Proxy) Bids & Accounting Contact: Laurie Leach, 203-488-7020
Equipment & Preview Contact: James Gardner, 203-488-7020

Equipment Location Details

Gardner, KS
Lot #s: All
Address: 800 North Center St, Gardner, KS 66030
Sales Tax/ VAT:

Percent. No sales tax..

Inspection/ Preview: Day before & morning of the sale from 9am to 4pm (Local Time).
Removal: Nov. 16th -  21st and  Nov. 28th - Dec. 15th.

Directions From: MCI- Kansas City Airport to 800 North Center St 

Sale-Specific Shipping & Logistics

Local Service Providers*

Craters and Freighters - 1537 Atlantic Street, North Kansas City, MO  64116.  Phone:  816-505-2223

Olinger Heavy Hauling, 7405 E. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO  64126, Phone:  (816) 231-4922,

Haggard Hauling & Rigging, 2100 Guinotte Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri  74120, Lance or John, 816-221-7840,

Huddleston Machinery Moving & Erection Inc, 7800 East 12th Street, Kansas City, MO  64126, John and David Huddleston, 816-231-4147

Prime Rigging, LLC. 5501 North 58th Street; Lincoln, NE  68407. Tim Geis, 866-683-6100  office; 402-429-9819 cell.

MTI Worldwide Logistics. 6308 Benjamin Road; Tampa FL 33634. 813-880-8878 - Phone, 813-880-8869 - Fax, 813-943-6195 - Cell,,

*The Branford Group does not pack, ship, store, crate or rig items. Buyers may either pick up their items at the designated auction site personally or can arrange for a third party logistics firm to manage the removal process for them. If someone other than the registered buyer at the sale is designated to pick up those purchased assets, the buyer must: 1) Contract with an independent logistics firm or other representative who will dismantle, crate, pack, or ship your purchased items. 2) Coordinate the removal of those purchased items to meet the time deadlines indicated on this page. 3) Submit an "Agent Release Authorization" form which will allow The Branford Group to release items to a third party contractor for shipping, crating or packing purposes. *The Branford Group finds and displays one or more local logistics service providers who understand our removal process, offer specific services, and have certain skills and capacities. We offer this service to you without representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever.

Sale-Specific Terms Summary

Payment Deadline: Within one business day after invoice date.
Currency: US Dollars.
Language: English.
Registration Requirements: Open to the public. Free to bid onsite or via proxy form. All bidders must provide their name, company (if applicable), mailing address and phone number prior to the auction. When applicable, Electronic bidders are required to provide a valid email address and Visa, American Express or Mastercard number. At its discretion, TBG may charge a registration fee for Electronic bidding. This fee will be clearly displayed during the registration process.
Deposit: TBG requires a deposit of not less than twenty five percent (25%) of the Buyer's TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE by the end of sale day - with the balance due by the end of the next business day. This can be in the form of cash, a cashiers check, or business check with a bank letter of guarantee. For Electronic bidders, at its discretion, TBG may contact bidders via email or telephone before or during the sale to provide a bank letter of guarantee or wire transfer as a deposit. If TBG does not receive a response from its attempts to contact Buyer or if the Buyer does not provide a deposit, TBG reserves the right to refuse or cancel Buyer's bids and re-sell Goods.
Buyer's Premium: NOTE: This has recently changed.
12.5% of the purchase price for onsite buyers and 15% for webcast bidders.
Sales Tax: See each location for specific percentage. All applicable state sales taxes apply. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to provide documentation necessary for exemption or refund of sales tax paid.
Invoices & Payment Instructions: Winning bidders can request a printed paper invoice from the Accounting Manager at the sale location during or after the sale. Electronic bidders will be sent an electronic invoice (usually by the morning after the completion of the sale) to the email address provided during registration. Invoices can be faxed upon request. Detailed payment instructions for each sale are available in the printed lot catalog at the sale location on the day of the sale. Electronic bidders will be sent detailed payment instructions via email along with their invoice.
Payment Conditions: All payments must be in Cash (at the sale location, when available), Cashier's or Certified Check, Federal Wire Transfer of immediately available funds or a Corporate Check accompanied with a bank letter of guarantee. CREDIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AS PAYMENT TOWARDS INVOICES. Credit cards are accepted only for Electronic bidding registration and for Liquidated Damages in the event of a default. Without limiting TBG's discretion, no corporate checks without a bank guarantee and no personal checks will be accepted. No title shall pass to Buyer until the total purchase price and all Taxes have been paid to TBG in collected funds.
Removal, Shipping & Logistics: The buyer (or a third party Authorized Agent contracted by the buyer) is responsible for removal of equipment by the posted Removal Date.

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