By order of the court-appointed receiver, Tiger Group, in cooperation with Rosen Systems, Aaron Equipment and Perry Videx, is now accepting bids for a live online auction on January 24 of well-maintained electronics recycling, glass sorting and crush, and CRT separation and sorting lines; as well as warehouse, material handling and other equipment from an electronics recycling facility formerly owned by ECS Refining.
ECS Refining Inc. filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on April 24, 2018, in the California Eastern Bankruptcy Court (Case Number 2:2018bk22453). Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., the national e-scrap processor serviced companies like AT&T, Bayer Healthcare, Comcast, DWS (Disney), Samsung and Walmart. ECS was also involved in state recycling initiatives, at one time receiving 41 percent of the material collected through Oregon's program.
The auction will get under way at 10 a.m. CT on January 24 at SoldTiger.com. The assets may be previewed on January 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at the facility, which is located at 1515 Big Town Blvd. in Mesquite, Texas.
"Recycling, industrial and warehousing operations will find tremendous value in the range of equipment presented in this auction," said John Coelho, senior director of Tiger's commercial and industrial division, in a statement. "A variety of specialized assets and materials handling and other equipment with universal applications will be offered at competitive, hard-value prices during this event."
The facility's comprehensive electronics recycling line includes an SSI Model M160 60-inch-by-72-inch dual rotor shredder with a 50-inch in-feed conveyor, an International Baler auto tie, two ram series balers with 100-horsepower hydraulic pumping systems; as well as various shredders, a Bivi-Tec rubber screen classifier, numerous belt conveyors, two Javelin Eddy Current Separators and dust collection systems.
A glass sorting and crush line features six glass break stations with a bottom sort conveyor, a 40-horsepower Ross Cook CE18-40 vacuum, a Donaldson Torit 40-horsepower dust collection system, an American Pulverizer D7264 glass crusher and more.
Also up for bid are a CRT separation and sorting line comprising six sorting stations, a CRT 100-foot power belt conveyor with a hood, a 100-foot Lewco plastics transfer conveyor and an Excel 63 hydraulic horizontal baler.
Available warehouse and material handling assets include nine Komatsu 25 LPG forklifts, five 20 electric three-wheel forklifts and two Toyota electric forklifts. A CAT 216B compact skid steer; box trucks, scales, hoppers, totes, bins and containers and other equipment are also up for bid. A complete maintenance shop with welders, tooling, supplies and replacement parts also will be offered.
An SSS T15 specific gravity separator, No. 28 and 43 model Cumberland solid rotor granulator chambers and vertical and horizontal balers are also up for sale.