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2-Auction Sale
State of the Art SMT and Test Facility Complete 80,000 sq. ft. Plant Closure, Equipment as new as 2009

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Former Assets of a Medical Device Manufacturer, Complete SMT Facility
Sale#: [COVI0111]
Fuji Placement Systems Vitronics Delta Wave Solder System DEK Horizon Screen Printer Stoelting Trek Triton Inline Wash System Cyberoptics Inspection System AOI System Hall Dielectric RF Welders Wedco Resin Grinder

State of the Art SMT and Test Facility
80,000 SF Medical Device Manufacturing Facility, Complete Plant Closure!
Equipment as new as 2009

Sale Details Links Documents (PDF)
Covidien Auction Type

Date & Time
Auction #1:
Starts: Tues. January 25, 2011 at 8:00am (EST)

Closing Begins: Wed. January 26, 2011 at 10:00am (EST)

Auction #2:
Starts: Tues. January 25, 2011 at 8:00am (EST)

Closing Begins: Thur. January 27, 2011 at 10:00am (EST)

Mon. January 24, 2011 from 9:00am - 4:00pm (EST) or by appointment

Sale Location

Equipment Location(s)
Watertown, NY USA



Buyers Premium
A discounted 15% BP paying via Cash, Cashiers Check, Company Check or Wire transfer or 18% for buyers paying via Credit Card

Auction #2:

Absentee (Proxy) Bidder Form

Featured Items

  • (2) Fuji XP-143 Placement Systems (2005)
  • Fuji XP-243 Placement System (2005)
  • (400+) Fuji Feeders
  • DEK Horizon Screen Printer (2001)
  • CyberOptics SE300 3D Paste Inspection System
  • MVP Supra 1820 AOI System (2004)
  • Vitronics XPM730 Reflow Oven (2003)
  • Vitronics Delta Wave Lead Free Wave Solder System (2007)
  • Vitronics Delta Wave Leaded Wave Solder System
  • Stoelting Trek Triton Inline Wash System (2007)
  • Trek Triton Inline Wash (2002)
  • Glenbrook Jewelbox 90kva X-Ray System (2004)
  • USI Prism-Coat 350 Conformal Coating System (2006)
  • (2) Simplimatic Cimtrak 2192L & 2192U Loader and Unloader (2009)
  • Tyco SmartRouter Singulation Board Router (2003)
  • Air-Vac DRS24C BGA Rework System
  • SMT Smart Sonic 6000 Stencil Cleaner
  • (2) Wayne Kerr Testers 3950, 3930
  • OGP Smartscope Flare
  • (3) Hall Dielectric RF Welders 20 & 10 KW
  • Wedco Resin Grinder model SE12JC 25-25, 60 Mesh
  • Numerous Branson Ultrasonic Welders
  • Conveyors, Board Loaders, Buffers, Magazine Loaders
  • Workbenches, Chairs, Soldering Irons, Board Carriers, Stencil Racks, Microscopes, Mantis Scopes, Metro Carts
  • Electronic Test and Measurement Equipment: Meters, Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators
  • Complete Machine Shop, Air Compressors
  • Complete Office including over 100 computers
  • And Much, Much More...
Presented In Conjunction With:
Xline Assets

Sale Details

2-Auction Sale
Auction #1:
Bidding begins Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 8:00am (EST) and continues until items begin to close on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 10:00am (EST). Items close at different times throughout the day, please be sure to check the closing times for each item.

Auction #2:
Bidding begins Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 8:00am (EST) and continues until items begin to close on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 10:00am (EST). 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

Watertown, NY USA
Lot #s: Auction #1: Lots 1 - 694
Auction #2: Lots 1000 - 1805

Address: 986 Faichney Dr., Watertown, NY 13601
Sales Tax: 7.75%

a.       Resellers: A sales tax exemption is allowed for companies purchasing for the purpose of resale that are REGISTERED with the State of NY and fill out Form ST120.  Exemptions will be allowed for qualified resellers with the completion of New York Form ST120 (must be registered with NY). If you are Out of State reseller Please fill out part 2 or part b with your out of state reseller information.
b.       Use in Manufacturing: Exemptions will be allowed for qualified manufacturers with the completion of the New York Form ST121.
c.        Shipment out of State: Sales tax must be paid and will be reimbursed upon receipt of required documentation showing the goods left NY (Bill of Lading).
d.       Exempt Organization (like a University) they might be an exempt organization and send us a form ST 119.2 - MUST BE REGISTERED WITH STATE OF NY.
e.        If Buyer believes they are exempt they can request a refund from State of NY Form AU11 if they are questioning it.

Please let us know ahead of time if you will be sending us documentation. Please fax to 203-643-2062.
Inspection/ Preview: Monday, January 24, 2011 from 9:00am - 4:00pm (EST) or by appointment.
  • Removal will begin on Thur. January 27, 2011 for buyers who have paid in full for their Auction 1 purchases.
  • Removal is Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm (EST) and Sat. January 29, 2011 from 9:00am - 4:00pm (EST).
  • All items must be removed by Friday, February 11, 2011.  No Exceptions!
    Please contact Brandon Girard at 203-687-6443 for more information.

*Shipping Only: Pack & Crate
Contact: Elaine Impellizzieri (315) 452-0553 or (315) 491-3223

Tri State Export, Packing & Crating
Contact: Marc Ellison (973) 357-8293 or (908) 577-7781

MoveIt Specialized Logistics
Contact: Jerome (800) 831-0030

Trans-Pro Logistics, Inc
Contact: Michel Foster (800) 463-7532 Extn 4106

*Rigging/Shipping: AAA Machinery Services
Contact: Marvin Baltodano (305) 836-9945

A&A Machinery Moving
Contact: Nick Lykon (215) 428-1100 or (215) 783-0504

*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.
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: A discounted Buyer’s Premium of 15% of the bid price will be added to the bid price for each lot for buyers who pay in the form of cash, cashier’s check, company check (with a letter of guarantee), ACH or wire transfer; the full buyer’s premium of 18% shall apply for buyers who pay via credit card.
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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