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Tier 1 Automotive & Consumer Industrial Products Supplier
Plastic Injection Molding Equipment

Surplus to the continuing operations of:
Meridian Automotive
Sale#: [MERI1207]    

Tier 1 Automotive & Consumer Industrial Products Supplier
Plastic Injection Molding Equipment
Sale Details Links Documents (PDF)

Sale Type

Date & Time
Bidding begins Thursday December 13th, 2007.
Lots begin to close Friday December 14th, 2007 at 10am (EST).

Sale Location

Equipment Location(s)
Grand Rapids, MI USA

Buyer's Premium

Featured Items

  • (2) 1998 HPM T225-900B-55M Injection Molding Machines
  • (1) 1998 HPM T125-480 Injection Molding Machine
  • (17) Van Dorn Injection Molders from 75 ton to 450 ton
  • Blenders
  • Granulators
  • Dryers
  • Temperature Controllers
  • Robots
  • Paint Lines
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Sale Details

Bidding begins Thursday December 13th, 2007 and items begin to close Friday December 14th, 2007 at 10am (EST).
 Items end at different times throughout the day. For the actual closing time, see individual item during the auction.
Absentee (Proxy) Bids & Accounting Contact: Laurie Leach, 203-488-7020
Equipment & Preview Contact: 203-488-7020

Equipment Location Details

Grand Rapids, MI
Lot #s: TBD
Address: 3035 32nd St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49512
Sales Tax: 6%
Inspection/ Preview: TBD
Removal: Please Note: Due to the weather in the Northeast, removal will begin at 11am on Monday December 17.  All items must be removed by December 21.  Removal hours are Mon-Fri 9am to 4pm. Please contact Brandon 203-687-6443 or regarding Removal. 
  *Shipping Only: TBD
  *Rigging/Shipping: Navis Pack & Ship: 2040 Turner Ave., NW, Ste. A, Grand Rapids, MI 49544.  Contact Patricia Valykeo. Office: 616- 361-3600. Fax: 616-361-3650. Cell: 616-723-4100. E-Mail:

AAA Rigging & Moving: PO Box 1573, Manchester, TN 37037.  Contact Anthony Gomez at(615) 796-4797 or Alan Vickers at (931) 581-1523.

Midway Machinery: 1125 Covell NW, Grand Rapids, MI   49504. Contact Doug at 616-813-1503.

Sale-Specific Shipping & Logistics

*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: 15%
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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