Global auctioneer and valuation expert The Branford Group has over 20 years of experience in the sale of industrial equipment and machinery, turn-key manufacturing facilities and industrial inventories, connecting buyers and sellers worldwide. The Branford Group manage over 100 timed online and live webcast auctions a year, as well as coordinating private treaty sales. The firm are selling a selection of over 200 items of SMT equipment on behalf of motion centric automation specialists, Lenze. The sale takes place in conjunction with X Line Asset Management and Heritage Global Partners.
Lenze specialises in mechatronic and automation solutions, developing and producing frequency convertors, controls, gearboxes, motors, automation systems, visualisation products and software. The company was founded in 1947 and has its headquarters in Hamelin, Germany. Lenze operates sales and service offices in 60 countries worldwide.
The online auction opens on the 30th of March, and bidding on lots closes on the 1st of April. The assets are located in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Items featured in the sale, which may be inspected on the 31st of March, include:
A complete 2005 Panasonic SMT line including: 2004 Flexlink F1000 buffer/loader/conveyor; 2004 Ekra E4 screen printer; 2010 Ekra XPRT3 screen printer; 2005 Panasonic CM402-M placement machine (45,914 run hours); 2005 Panasonic CM401-M placement machine w/ tray loader; 2005 Vitronics Soltec XMP2-820 lead free oven; mesh belt; 2004 FlexLink F2000 conveyors; Flextek conveyor). Feeder count including: 6 Spare Panasonic feeder carts; 42 12mm Panasonic feeders; 6 32mm Panasonic feeders; 3 44mm Panasonic feeders; 15 24mm Panasonic feeders; 144 8mm Panasonic feeders (gold, dual lane); 36 16mm Panasonic feeders; 3 vibratory feeders. Atlas Copco GA30CSD-FF horizontal air compressor.