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Complete Closure of Well Maintained Semiconductor/Lab Facility

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Sale#: [AFFY0409]
Complete Closure of Well Maintained Semiconductor/Lab Facility

Sale Details Links Documents (PDF)
Auction Type

Date & Time
Starts: Wed. May 27, 2009 at 9:00am (PST)

Closing Begins: Thur. May 28, 2009 at 3:00pm (PST)

Tues. May 26, 2009 from 9:00am to 4:00pm (PST)

Sale Location

Equipment Location(s)
Sacramento, CA USA



Buyers Premium
18% for Online buyers paying via Credit Card discounted to 15% paying via Cash, Certified Check, Company Check or Wire transfer

Absentee (Proxy) Bidder Form

Featured Items

Large Quantity of Lab & Plant Support Equipment
  • Asymtek GeneChip Type CCA Liquid Dispensing Units
  • Affymetrix GeneChip Tester
  • Agilent GeneArray & ImageXpress 5000A GeneChip HT Scanners
  • SMC Ambient Dryers
  • Keyence Laser Systems
  • Dwyer Photohelic Gauges
  • X, Y Theta Stages w/ Motorized Rotary Tables
  • ATS/THK Linear Stages w/ Heidenhain & Rotary Encoders
  • J-Mar Precision Systems Inc. Motorized Linear X, Y, Stages
  • RTS, Inc. Illumination Controllers
  • ABM Inc. Exposure Shutter Boxes
  • Laboratory Ovens & Freezers
  • Laboratory Supplies


  • Stainless Steel Cleanroom Tables
  • Workstations
  • Adjustable Steel Shelving
  • Fire-Proof Cabinets
  • Storage Tanks
  • Battery Chargers
  • Power Supplies
  • Drill Press, Tooling
  • Air Compressors
  • 2005 Caterpillar 3516B Diesel Generator
  • Toyota 5FBC15, 2,500-Lb Cap. Electric Forklift
  • 2005 T&S 500-Lb Cap. Hydraulic Die Lift
  • Genie Industries SL-16, 650-Lb Cap. Superlift
  • Electric Pallet Jacks, Order Pickers
  • Hand Trucks


  • Office Furniture – Chairs, Desks, Cabinets, Copiers, Tables, Labelers, Cubes
  • Computers – Flat Screen Monitors, Printers & Accessories
  • & Much More…

Sale Details

Bidding begins Wednesday May 27, 2008 at 9:00am (PST) and continues until items begin to close on Thursday May 28, 2009 at 3:00pm (PST).  Items close at different times throughout the day, please be sure to check the closing times for each item.
Absentee (Proxy) Bids & Accounting Contact: Please call 203-488-7020
Equipment & Preview Contact: Please call 203-488-7020

Equipment Location and Removal Details

Sacramento, CA
Lot #s: TBD

Address: 890 Embarcadero Dr West Sacramento, CA 95605
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: Tuesday May 26, 2009 from 9am to 4pm (PST).

All items must be removed by Wednesday, June 10th! 
Removal will begin on Monday June 1st.  There will be NO removal on Friday May 29.
Contact Todd Moutafian at 415-850-9168 for more information.

*Shipping Only: Navis Pack & Ship
11415 Sunrise Gold Circle, Ste 10, Rancho Cordova, CA
Phone: (916) 638-3200


Bragg Crane & Rigging
457 Parr Blvd.
Richmond, CA  94801
510-685-8346 - Frank Dillon (cell)
510-685-8374 – Dave McCabe (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.

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.
For 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: 18% for Online buyers paying via Credit Card discounted to 15% paying via Cash, Certified Check, Company Check or Wire transfer
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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