Industrial Auction News 521

Auction of Personal Care Products Manufacturing Facility

Pittsburgh-based industrial auctioneers Harry Davis & Company are to auction assets from the Crabtree & Evelyn production facility located in Woodstock, Connecticut.

Crabtree & Evelyn was founded in 1955 and are global retailers of fragrance, body and home care products. In 2016 the brand was acquired by the Nan Hai Corporation, based in Hong Kong. The termination of manufacturing at Crabtree & Evelyn’s Woodstock plant was announced in late 2018.

The online auction will take place between the 29th and 31st of January. The assets may be inspected between the 28th and 29th of January or by appointment and include:

Fillers and cappers including: Norden Tube Fillers; Simplex Fillers; Natural Filamatic Fillers; SureKap 6-Spindle Cap System and Cap Tightener;Swanmatic Cap Masters. Labelers and coders including: 2012 Kosme Labeler; CVC Round Bottle Labeler; 2016 videojet laser coders. Blending tanks and pumps including: 2011 Feldmeier 1500 Dome-Top Jacketed Mix Tanks; Guisti 2,000 liter vacuum mix tank; Hamilton 250 gallon S/S jacketed kettle; Flexicon Bag Dump Station. Large quantity of Garvey and Hyterol product and carton conveyors. Sealed air rapid void fill packaging system. Boiler, chiller and air compressors. Lab equipment including: BD Facs Microcount, Mettler scales, Perkin Elmer Frontier spectrometer, Market Forge auto clave, mcroscopes, Anton Paar density meter, pH meters, fume hood, environmental chambers, hot plate, Silverstein and Admix high shear mixers, and material handling equipment.

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