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Roll Forming & Metalworking Facility, (18) Tishken and Yoder Roll Forming Lines

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Sale#: [AAS20509]
Global Automotive Sport Rack Manufacturer
Roll Forming & Metalworking Facility
(18) Tishken and Yoder Roll Forming Lines

Sale Details Links Documents (PDF)
Auction Type
Webcast & On-Location Auction

Date & Time
1-Day, Thur. May 21, 2009 at 10:00am (EST)

Sale Location
Port Huron, MI USA

Equipment Location(s)
Port Huron, MI USA

Wed. May 20, 2009 from 9:00am - 4:00pm (EST)



Buyers Premium
16% for Online/Webcast Buyers and 13.5% for On-Site Buyers

Register Now (Hilco)

Absentee (Proxy) Bidder Form

Featured Items

(18) Rollforming Lines
  • (3) Tishken Rollforming Lines
  • (6) Yoder 10,000-Lb. Rollforming Lines
  • (2) Yoder 6,000-Lb. Rollforming Lines
  • (7) Yoder Rollformiing Lines
Ancillary Rollforming Equipment
  • (22) Coil End Joiners: (19) w/ 2007 Miller Welders, Guild, Iron Bay, Lincoln Shear End Welder
  • (11) Servo Feeds: (10) Cooper Weymouth Peterson (To 2005), Dallas Air Feed/Straightener
  • (5) Uncoilers: Littell, American Steel & Tishken Reels To 6000-Lb., Rowe 3000-Lb. Coil Cradle
  • (5) Tishken Rollform Cut-Off Presses, 18-25 Ton
  • (17) Presses: Heim 400-Ton SSDC, Niagara 300-Ton SSSC, (6) Rousselle 60 To 200-Ton SSDC, (9) Bliss, Rousselle & Walsh OBI To 75-Ton
  • Extrusion Line: Davis Standard Extruder, Dryer, Chiller, Puller 
  • (2) Fadal CNC Vertical Machining Centers (1999 & 1996)
  • Lincoln & Miller Welders
  • (2) Fanuc 6-Axis Robots (To 2004)
  • 2007 Acme Robotic Buffing Cell
Complete Toolroom
Inspection Equipment
  • 1998 Brown & Sharpe Xcel 15-30-10 CMM
  • Comparators, Testers
  • Granite Surface Plates, Environmental Freezer, Test Chambers
Large Quantity of Plant Support Equipment
  • Air Compressors
  • Overhead Cranes 3 -7.5 Ton
  • Forklifts To 23,000-Lbs.
  • Pallet Racking
  • Dust Collection Systems (To 2007)
  • Office Equipment & Furniture
Presented in Conjunction with:

Sale Details

Thursday May 21, 2009 at 10:00am (EST)
Absentee (Proxy) Bids & Accounting Contact: Please contact Pam Anders at 248.254.9999 x35 or Email
Equipment & Preview Contact: Please contact Taso Sofikitis of Maynards at 248-569-9781 or Email

Equipment Location and Removal Details

Shelby Township, MI
Lot #s: TBD

Address: 2655 16th St, Port Huron, MI 48313
Sales Tax:

We will charge Sales tax until we are supplied
with a resale certificate Sales Tax Certificates or supply us
with a bill of lading and we can refund your sales tax.

Inspection/ Preview: Wednesday May 20, 2009 from 9:00am - 4:00pm (EST)
Removal: All items must be removed by Friday, June 5th, 2009.
Removal Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Please contact Taso Sofikitis of Maynards at 248-569-9781or

*Shipping Only: Navis Pack & Ship:
22870 Venture Dr. Ste A, Novi, MI 48375
Phone: 248-692-0007
Fax: 248-305-5915

SBS Specialized, Inc.
St. Paul, MN
Contact: Jim Rogers
Cell- 614.746.0966

*Rigging/Shipping Phoenix Machinery Movers, Inc.
Shelby Township, MI 48315
Contact: Joe Santamaria
Ph: 586.731.9100

Accu-Rig Industrial Services, LLC.
9405 Marine City Hgwy., Ira Township, MI 48023
Jason Eelbode

Lee Machinery Movers
Contact: David Goodspeed
631 Oakland Ave, Pontiac, MI  48342
(248) 752-1336

*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 reserves the right to qualify and request a deposit upon registration and prior to bidding of not less than twenty five percent (25%) of the On-site Buyer's intended TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE 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.
Electronic Buyers, 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. Payment in full of the Buyer’s TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE less any deposit provided is expected within 24 hours of receipt of the invoice.
Buyer's Premium:  16% for Online/Webcast Buyers and 13.5% for On-Site Buyers
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: TBG must receive the balance of the total purchase price no later than the close of business on the day following the auction (the "Final Payment Date"). All payments must be in cash, cashier's or certified check, federal wire transfer of immediately available funds or a corporate check accompanied with a bank letter of guarantee, and all of the foregoing must be in form, scope and substance acceptable to TBG. Credit cards are accepted for payment, Electronic bidding registration and for Liquidated Damages in the event of a default. If paying by credit card, the exchange rate for sales conducted in foreign currencies will be posted the day of the sale and will be based upon the current currency conversion rates. 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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