Pittsburgh-based auctioneers Harry Davis & Company was established in 1955. The firm specialises in international sales and appraisal services for the food and beverage industries, serving clients worldwide. Harry Davis & Company will sell a huge selection of meat processing and packaging equipment from the Smithfield Foods and Saags meat facilities located in San Jose and San Leandro, California.
Meat processing company Smithfield Foods Inc. was established in 1936. Earlier this year the company announced the closure of their pork processing plant in San Jose which manufactured corned beef and ready to cook bacon. The closure followed the shutdown of their Saag’s Speciality Meats plant located in San Leandro which produced sausages and premium deli meat products.
The online auction will take place between the 15th and 17th of April. The assets include:
Mixers, grinders & blenders including: frozen block grinder, dual paddle blender and ribbon spice blender by AMFEC. Seydelmann bowl cutters. Stuffers, formers & sausage processing equipment including: Handtmann and Vemag stuffers with linkers; stick separator; tumbler; dicers and slicers. Schroeder and Maurer smoke houses, Schroeder wood chip smoke generators; Schroeder chillers. Multivac sausage slicing line. Bacon & corned beef processing equipment including: Townsend Belly injector model 1450; Wolfking injector tenderizer; corned beef production line. Packaging equipment including: Cryovac 5-head vacuum packager with shrink tunnel; Multivac vacuum packagers; Mettler Toledo and Loma metal detectors. Material handling equipment including:Genie scissors lift; Yale and Nissan stand up electric fork lifts; Yale and Hyster electric pallet jacks. Evaporative condenser & air compressors. Trucks and shop equipment.