GoIndustry DoveBid (Go-Dove) is an online auction platform and one of the Liquidity Services network of e-commerce marketplaces. Liquidity Services operates a number of e commerce marketplaces across a huge range of asset categories, with almost 3.5 million users worldwide. Go-Dove connects buyers and seller of surplus industrial equipment across a wide range of sectors including consumer goods, electronics manufacturing, SMT, metalworking and food and beverage. This August Go-Dove will sell machinery from Akebono Brake Corp.
Brake manufacturer Akebono Brake Corp. was first established in Japan in 1929. The firm has grown to operate R&D centers in the US, Japan and France, and manufactures components from 30 sites across the world. Their clients include Ford, General Motors, Honda, Nissan and Toyota. The closure of the Akebono Brake facility in Clarksville, Tennessee (alongside a second site in Columbia, South Carolina) was announced in late 2019. The decision was made as part of the consolidation and optimisation of production in North America.
Bidding on lots in the online auction will close on the 6th of August. The items featured in the sale include: 2013 Stoelting Lewis zinc chromate and zinc nickel plating lines; 2013 Fanuc Alpha-D21SiAS robodrills; 2017 Brother Model TC-32BNQT CNC drilling and tapping center; 2013 Murata/Muratec MW400 twin spindle turning centers; 2013 Daisho model GMV-585-30172 double disc grinder; 2014 Verimation Technology gage and marking machines; 2012 Diedesheim Model VF S-40 vertical turning center; Doosan/Daewoo Model V400 Puma vertical turning centers.