Industrial and commercial liquidation and auctioneers Rabin Worldwide, in partnership with TCL Asset Group, Corporate Assets Inc and CRG will sell by auction manufacturing assets following the closure of Campbell’s soup plant in Etobicoke, Ontario.
The United States has seen a fall in canned soup consumption and Campbell announced the closure of the plant to improve operational efficiency and consolidate production. The oldest and smallest of the Campbell facilities, the plant could not be viably retrofitted and production was moved across to other sites in North Carolina, Ohio and Texas.
The live and online public auction will take place over three days, between the 17th and 19th of September. Key assets to be auctioned are:
Steam and abrasive peeling line; Urschel Sprint dicer shredding lines; Key Tegra color sorting system; Ampco & Waukesha 220 positive pumps; Safeline metal detector systems; Waukesha high shear pump units; Urschel GA dicers; Fitzmill grinders; Lyco 8600 rotary blanching systems; APV homogenizers & likwifiers; 2017 Soup cooking deck with 500 gallon cook & mix kettles; Dry mix liquefying department with Walker Likwifiers to 250 gallons; Elmar 28 & 72 station rotary fillers; Angelus 62H and 121 L can seamers; Solbern cascade type product fillers; Safeline metal detection systems; Combibloc particulate filling lines; Hartness Dynac 6400 accumulators; Eagle Pro xray inspection systems; Particulate Sterilizer & Radster Skid; Test production & Intasept filling unit. Seven complete Labeling and Case Packing lines. Power and facility equipment,Co-Generation system equipment (subject to availability) and general plant equipment.
Assets will be available for inspection on the 13th and 16th of September.