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Private Treaty – Auto Seat Manufacturing Equipment Sale

Gordon Brothers provides disposition, valuation, equipment sale and investment services to businesses worldwide. In a private treaty sale they are to sell automotive seat manufacturing equipment and machinery from TS Tech UK Ltd, UK. This will be followed by a final online auction sale.

TS TECH began as Tokyo Seat Co. in Japan in 1960, originally providing seats and trims for various types of motorcycles. Over the years they expanded into different territories around Asia and became a First Tier Supplier to one of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers, Honda. During the 90s TS TECH expanded out of the Asia region and opened plants in the USA, South America and the UK. TS TECH UK was founded in 1999 to provide seats to Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) in Swindon. There are currently 46 Corporations in the TS TECH group, spread across 68 locations in 14 countries around the world.

The assets for sale will feature state-of-the-art automotive seat manufacturing equipment and machinery, including 2 assembly lines, 19 robotic MIG welding cells, spin rivet machines, tube bending system, chemical foam injection, maintenance equipment and compressors.

Highlighted assets include: 2 x assembly lines comprising: Yoshikawa hydraulic spin rivet machines, Rail Frame marriage conclusion machines, Pallet seat assembly, Estic nut runners, Atlas Copco & Yokota wireless torque wrenche, 19 x Robotic MIG welding cells with Panasonic and Yaskawa 6 Axis robots (’07-’16), Keiyo automated tube bending / pressing system (2011), Ingersoll Rand ML-75 and N75 air compressor, Link 51 pallet racking and more.

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