In an online auction closing on the 12th of December, ​CRG, in conjunction with B Riley, is auctioning CNC Machines, milling and grinding equipment, coil steel and wire fabricating equipment, stamping press lines and plant support equipment from a tool manufacturing and assembly plant operated by Ames. The assets are surplus to the ongoing operations of the firm.

Ames manufactures a wide range of tools, including tools for cultivating, lawn care, planting, digging and hand tools. Their collections include carbon and stainless steel products. Ames tools are supplied across the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland and the United Kingdom, and the firm holds manufacturing partnerships in India and China.

The auction features: Doosan VM960L cnc vertical machining center, Charmilles Robofil 510P CNC wire EDM, Hyundai, WIA L280, CNC turning center, Mazak Hercules 16 engine lathe, ACC-20 X 48 AHD surface grinder, Okamoto 618 manual surface grinders, (3) Bridgeport vertical milling machines, DoAll ML vertical band saw, Minster E2-200 straight-side press line, Minster MS2-300 straight-side press, Minster 160-Ton straight-side press, Minster 75-Ton OBI press, Wysong 90-Ton x 12’ press brake, Niagara 10ga x 10’ mechanical shear, RMG 910-3064-73 wire drawing line assembly, Taylor Winfield ENE 12-75 spot welder, Chicago 449D pneumatic riveters, material handling equipment and much more. Real estate is also available. The assets are located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and can be inspected on the 11th of December.

CRG is a global private equity firm with a breadth of experience in creating liquidity for clients, revitalising underperforming assets and liquidating surplus. The firm offers clients a range of selling platforms, such as live webcast auctions, online auctions, private treaty sales and complete turnkey solutions, across many different industry sectors.