Established in 1903, Auctioneering firm Gordon Brothers has extensive experience in working with businesses, operators and investors. The firm provides customised valuation and disposition services for plant and equipment, real estate and inventory across a broad range of industries. Gordon Brothers is selling by private treaty sale two robotic spray painting lines used for the coating of automotive parts. The sale takes place on behalf of the joint administrators of Paintbox Birmingham Limited.
Founded in Northamptonshire in 1989, Paintbox Birmingham Limited specialises in the supply of painted components, such as bumpers and doors, to the automotive industry. The firm operates a facility in Kings Norton, Birmingham which opened in 2001. Their clients include Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Landrover and Aston Martin. Paintbox Birmingham Limited was place into administration earlier this year, with around 140 jobs under threat.
The assets available comprise: Eisenmann clear over base robotic spray-painting line (featuring Caldan conveyor system; 4x ABB IRB5400 robots with the IRC5P controller (2016); 4x Eurosider NTS-J-40 Nitrotherm Spray Units; 2x Atlas Copco GA 75 air compressors (2016) with dryers; 2x ovens; paint kitchen; Powerstar HV Max 2000 kVA electrical transformer (2016); modular construction; total project cost in the region of £4,500,000) and Industrial Spray Solutions automated robotic spray primer line (featuring Caldan conveyor system; 2x ABB IRB5400 flaming and priming robots with the IRC5P controller (2018); 2x Aerogen flaming units; curing oven; modular construction; total project cost in the region of £1,500,000). The assets may be viewed by appointment with the auctioneer only.