Industrial Auction News 644

Sale of Solar Cell Production and High-Tech Laboratory Equipment

Auctioneers Troostwijk in an auction presented by Dechow Auktionen, will sell a range of solar cell production peripherals, high-tech laboratory equipment and supply systems. The assets come to the market following the closure of the Astroenergy solar module plant in Frankfurt (Oder).

Founded in 2006, Astroenergy specialise in monocrystalline and polycrystalline PV modules and were the first Chinese solar energy company to establish a manufacturing plant in Germany. In early 2019 Astroenergy announced the planned closure of their Frankfurt (Oder) facility, a decision attributed to increasing competition from China. Going forward the company’s German office will focus on marketing and customer service.

The online auction will begin on the 7th of November. Assets may be viewed on the 12th and 13th of November. The extensive range of assets in 1370 lots includes:

Solar production equipment including: Cell unpacking stations, 2015 PI4_Robotics PBAES-S-MD0254HS Special EL electro-luminescence tester; LEC Flasher; 2007 ABB IRB4400 M2004/60 Typ B Articulated robots / handling robots; sorter plants; OP-Tection GmbH Osis Module C offline EL electroluminescence; offline manual string repair workstations; cell tester lines; PV photovoltaic modules. Measuring tools including: altimeters, calipers and temperature measurement tools. Workshop equipment, computers, medical equipment, electric pallet trucks, forklift trucks, racking, office equipment, construction materials, lifting equipment, grinding, drilling, sawing and woodworking machines.

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