15th June 2022 – Sale of Contract Packaging Facility

Rabin, in partnership with Wolf Industrial Advisors, is selling a complete contract packaging facility formerly operated by Stapleton Spence Packing Company.

California based Stapleton Spence Packing Company is a family-run business specialising in packing locally grown fruit products for private labels. The firm’s products include pitted prunes, whole prunes, prune concentrate, plum puree and prune, pineapple and cranberry juices. Stapleton Spence Packing Company supplies products across the United States and exports to 30 countries worldwide.

The timed online auction will take place on the 15th of June. The assets are located in Gridley, California and include: juice processing department featuring process, blend and storage tanks; Urschel 1500 Comitrol deck with FMC design juice finisher; aseptic tubular sterilizer; Rietz style thermascrew; Westfalia CA-365 decanter centrifuges and more. Hot fill packaging line featuring Pacific Packaging 32 head monobloc liquid rotary filler-capper; Pack West inline spin capper and Whitecap vacuum lug capper; US Labeling SSL-450 vertical sleeve labeler; PE Labelers Futura Top rotary and Quadrel inline labeling systems; Hamrick drop case packer station; SIM WP-450D tray packing line; Arpac shrink bundlers. Retort pouch and bulk filling lines featuring Toyo Jidoki retort pouch filler; bulk box filling and weighing line; Fortress Stealth metal detector; key multi purpose infeed and sorting shakers; Scholle AF-14-2 aseptic bulk filling system and more. Canning department featuring Angelus 29P and 59P can seamers; High Tek multi-head weigher platform; Tunnel pasteurizer boxes; Ramsey Icore checkweigh station and more. Evaporator, bulk storage tanks and solar hot water system, facility and general plant equipment.

Industrial asset liquidation, auction and real estate investment expert Rabin has over 60 years of experience in the field, focusing particularly on the purchase of complete facilities. Established in the early 1950s, the family-held firm has grown to be an industry leader with a global presence, selling assets and facilities across a broad range of industry sectors.

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