By Order of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Old Carco Liquidation Trust, the owner of assets formerly held by Chrysler LLC
Old Carco Liquidating Trust f/k/a Chrysler
Kenosha Engine Plant
Onsite Auction with Webcast
Complete Engine Manufacturing Facility
Tuesday, December 6 through Thursday, December 8, 2011
Beginning at 9:00 AM CT Each Day
5555 30th Avenue
Only access to plant is Gate 17 – corner of 53rd St & 26th Ave.
Monday, December 5, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM CT or earlier by appointment. For an inspection appointment, please contact Ken Planet
at 248.254.9999 x33
Featured Assets Available Include:
Both the 3.5L and 2.7 L Lines May Be Offered In Bulk With Certain Worldwide IPR Manufacturing Rights, as Component Lines and as Individual Machines
- 3.5L SOHC 24-Valve 60-Degree V6 Engine Line (Installed 2002): Capacity: 60 Engines Per Hour; Fully Automated With Liebherr Gantry Loading Systems
- 3.5L Cylinder Block Line: (8) Grob 18 to 28 Station Transfer Lines; (2) Durr Washing Machines; (2) Gillman Assembly Transfer Lines; Nagel Hones
- 3.5L Cylinder Head Line: (7) Lamb 18 to 33 Station Transfer Lines; (4) Durr Washing Machines; ABB Robot; Lamb Assembly Machine
- 3.5L Crankshaft Line: (4) Schenck Turner & ETXE-TAR Transfer Lines; (5) Heller Turn Broaches (2000-2001); (3) Heller External Crank Mills (2000-2001); ICMS Fillet Roller; (3) Landis Multi Wheel & Plunge Grinders (All 2000); (4) Marposs In Line Inspection Stations; (5) Landis 3L Orbital CBN Crankpin Grinders (All 2000); Qpac Polisher; (3) Landis Main Bearing Grinders; ABB Robot (2000); Schenck Balance Gage; IMPCO Micro Finishing System; Centri-Spray Crank Washer; Adcole Inspection; LK CMM; Willis Radial Drill (2002)
- 3.5L Camshaft Line: ETXE-TAR Transfer Line; (2) Federal Mogul Tri-Way Turning Machines (Both 2001); (4) Phillips Cam Lobe Mills (All 2001); 24" Adcole Inspection Machine (2000); Inductoheat Twin Spindle Scanners (2001); (2) IMPCO Straightening Presses (Both 2001); (2) Landis Multi Wheel & (6) Cam Lobe Grinders (All 2001); (2) IMPCO Micro Finishers (2001); (2) Marposs Gages (Both 2001); Centri-Spray Washer
- 2.7L DOHC 24-Valve V6 Engine Line (Installed 1996): Capacity: 95 Engines Per Hour; Fully Automated With Liebherr Gantry Loading Systems
- 2.7L Cylinder Block Line: (12) G&L 8 to 32-Station Transfer Lines; G&L 26-Station Assembly Line; G&L Carousel Washer; G&L 20-Station Lift & Carry; Micromatic 36-Station Honing Transfer Line; G&L Final Block Washer
- 2.7L Cylinder Head Line: (22) G&L 9 to 28-Station Transfer Lines; (4) Carousel Washers
- 2.7L Connecting Rod Line: Mattison Double Disc Grinder; Nagel Hone; (5) Excello 6 to 15-Station Transfer Lines; (2) Washers; Conveyors, Hopper, Gantry & Storage Systems
- 2.7L Crankshaft Line: (5) ICMS Broaches; (5) Heller Twin Head Crankmills (All 1996); ICMS Deep Fillet Roll; (2) ICMS Thrust Face Transfer Machining Centers; Marposs Modular In-Line Gages; (10) Landis Grinders; (2) ABB Robots; Ingersoll Rand Crankshaft Wash; Lappers; Radial Drill; Lathe; (5) Transfer Lines; Adcole Inspection Machine
- 2.7L Camshaft Line: (6) Landis Centerless Grinders (All 1996); (12) Landis 3L Grinders (All 1996); (2) IMPCO Star Lapping Machines (1997); Ingersoll Camshaft Washer; Adcole & Marpose Inspection
- (2) CNC Vertical Machining Centers: Haas VF-10 (1997); SMG V-40; Haas 18" Servo Drive 4th Axis Indexing Table
- (4) CNC Vertical Milling Machines: S.W.I. Trak DPM; (2) Bridgeport; Sharp
- CNC Lathe: S.W.I. Trak TRL 1745D 2-Axis Flat Bed
- CNC EDM: Charmilles Technologies Robofil 310 CNC Wire Cut (1993)
- (4) CNC Tool & Cutter Grinders: Star UTG-600 5-Axis & (3) ATG-6AC 6-Axis
- Horizontal Boring Mills: Giddings & Lewis 340T Table Type; Devlieg 3B Jigmil
- Toolroom Machines: (11) Mills; (16) Lathes (To 2002); (43) Grinders; CNC Bridgeport Mills; Much More
- CNC Sheet Metal Punch: Whitney 1524 CNC Single Station
- Fabricating Machines: Ironworker; Shears; Brakes; Rolls; (6) Presses: More
- Wood Working Equipment: Saws; Planer; Sander
- Heat Treat: (2) Lindberg Heat Treat & Tempering Electric Furnaces (Both 2000)
- Inspection: (3) Bridge Type CMMs; P&W Laser Measuring System (1999); (7) 14” Optical Comparators; Magnaflux; Hardness Testers; Height Gauges; Much More
- Mobile & Material Handling: Broderson Crane; (3) Genie Boom Lifts (To 1998); (4) Scissors Lifts; Motrec Vehicle Rescue Unit; (26) Forklifts to 20,000-Lb.; (12) Tow Tuggers To 10,000-Lb.; (79) Personnel/Burden Carriers; Bridge Cranes To 10-Ton
- Trucks & Yard Equipment: Case Crawler Winch Tractor; Case Wheel Loader (1994); (2) Case Skid Steer Loaders and Attachments; (2) Dodge Ram 2500 4x4 Pick Ups; Trailers
- Facilities Support Equipment: (16) Welders; Transformer (1999); Dust & Mist Collectors (To 1999); (4) Storage & Retrieval Systems (All 2001); (18) I-R 450-HP Air Compressors (To 2000); Electrical, Office & Medical Equipment; Much More.
- (2) ASP40 40-Ton Auto Flex Straightening Presses, Auto Load/Unload (Location: Jackson, MI)
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- Old Carco Liquidating Trust f/k/a Chrysler Kenosha Complete Engine Manufacturing Facility
- 3.5L SOHC 24-Valve 60-Degree V6 Engine Line (Installed 2002) & 2.7L DOHC 24-Valve V6 Engine Line (Installed 1996)
- Hass, SMG, S.W.I., Charmilles & Star CNC Machining Centers, Vertical Mills, Lathes, EDM & Grinders
- Fabricating Machines Including Ironworker, Shears, Brakes, Rolls, Presses & More
- Mobile, Material Handling, Trucks & Yard Equipment Including Cranes, Boom Lifts, Forklifts, Tractors, Wheel Loaders, Pickups & Trailers
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- Removal for hand carry / small items not requiring heavy rigging equipment & disassembly will occur on December 9 & December 12 thru December 23, 2011. Plant is closed December 26, 2011 & January 2, 2012. Removal for larger items requiring heavy rigging equipment & disassembly begins December 27, 2011. The removal deadline for all equipment is Friday, March 16, 2012.
- Standard removal times 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Thursday and 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM Friday.
- All items purchased at the KEP auction, must be removed my March 16, 2012. Any additional time requests must be received no later than Jan 6, 2012 in writing addressed to Hilco Industrial with detailed plan of final removal and is at the sole discretion of The Trust to grant or deny, in writing. This invoice is not contingent upon any additional time as the posted deadline for removal is March 16, 2012. Any purchases remaining on site after March 16, 2012 will be deemed as abandoned with no further obligation of The Trust, unless an extension is granted by The Trust, in writing.
- No items released until payment is received in full (including sales tax if applicable).
- Buyers are responsible for removing all purchased lots from site.
- Equipment not removed from the site by the removal deadline will be deemed abandoned and payment will not be refunded.
- A buyer release form must be completed and supplied to Hilco personnel if someone other than the registered bidder is picking up auction purchases. They can be turned into Hilco personnel on site or faxed into the corporate office at 248-254-9995.
Rigging/machinery moving companies offering services for this sale include:
AAA Machinery Services, Inc.
Contact: Marvin Baltodano
Phone: 305-836-9945 / 305-228-1177
Bane Nelson, Inc.
Contact: Jeff Nelson
Phone: 262-620-9319 / 262-552-8960
J. T. & T. / Industrial Construction & Associates
1718 Layard Ave., Racine, WI 53404
Contact: Joe Van Bree
Phone: 262-497-4831 / 262-884-0661
5375 S. 9th St., Milwaukee, WI 53221
Contact: John Lewitzke
Lee Plumbing Mechanical Contractors
Bob Lee Jr.
Phone: 262-657-9490 / 262-620-8551
2915 60th St.
Kenosha, WI 53140
427 East Stewart Street
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Contact: Scott Doro
Accu-Rig Industrial Services
Contact: Craig Bartalino
If you are a rigger, packing or shipping company interested in providing services to our buyers, please click here to review our insurance requirements and submit your application.
* Please note: Hilco Industrial is not affiliated with any machinery rigging, transport or export company The above information is provided solely as a courtesy to our buyers, . Hilco does not endorse or guarantee the services of any machinery rigging, transport or export company, and cannot be held responsible for any damage or other problems incurred as a result of the actions of said companies. We encourage buyers to employ the service provider of their choice, provided they can furnish Hilco Industrial with the required insurance certificates.
Sale Specific Terms
BY REGISTERING FOR THE WEBCAST/ONSITE AUCTION (THE "KENOSHA AUCTION") OF ASSETS FORMERLY OWNED BY CHRYSLER LLC AND LOCATED AT 5555 30TH AVENUE, KENOSHA, WISCONSIN (THE "KENOSHA ENGINE PLANT"), YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO ANY AND ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING THE KENOSHA AUCTION, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING "SALE SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS" AND THE "STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS" OF HILCO INDUSTRIAL LLC (THE "AUCTIONEER"). TO THE EXTENT THAT THE "SALE SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS" DESCRIBED BELOW CONFLICT WITH THE "STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS" IN ANY WAY, THESE "SALE SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS" SHALL GOVERN.
- Buyer's premium is 13.5% for on-site bidders and 16% for webcast bidders and will be charged on all assets.
- All applicable taxes will be charged to purchasers of assets at the Kenosha Auction. The Wisconsin Sales and Use Tax Rules Summary is available for download here. The Wisconsin Sales & Use Tax Exemption Certificate is available for download here.
- All payments must be made by cash, cashier's check, wire transfer or company check. Personal checks will not be accepted. Company checks payable to the Auctioneer will be accepted only if accompanied by a bank letter of guarantee (see sample at http://www.hilcoind.com/images/ftp/PDFs/BankLetterTemplate.pdf).
- All webcast bidders residing outside of the United States or Canada are required to submit via wire transfer a qualifying deposit of 25% of their total expected purchases. Such deposits (which can take up to 72 hours to clear) must be received and confirmed prior to the start of the Kenosha Auction. Please register at least three business days prior to the Kenosha Auction to allow sufficient time for any deposit to be processed.
- Items purchased at the Kenosha Auction will not be available for removal until payment in full is received and all bank wires or company checks have cleared.
- All activities related to the removal of items purchased at the Kenosha Auction must occur during normal business hours with advance notice to the Auctioneer and Old Carco Liquidation Trust.
- All purchasers must remove items purchased at the Kenosha Auction from the Kenosha Engine Plant no later than 150 days after the conclusion of the Kenosha Auction (such date, the "Removal Date"). Purchasers shall be deemed to have abandoned all of their respective rights, title and interest in and to any purchased item not removed from the Kenosha Engine Plant prior to the Removal Date.
- All purchasers (and their agents, contractors and/or representatives) shall (a) conduct all equipment and/or machinery removal activities in accordance with all applicable laws, statutes, regulations and ordinances (including, but not limited to, Section 13.0112 of the Code of General Ordinances for the City of Kenosha, Wisconsin), (b) be responsible for obtaining all required permits and (c) comply with any further sale specific conditions announced by the Auctioneer at the time of the Kenosha Auction.
- Any party removing heavy equipment and/or machinery purchased at the Kenosha Auction from the Kenosha Engine Plant (including, but not limited to, bonded riggers) shall evidence and maintain minimum insurance coverage of no less than: (a) $1.0 million in aggregate commercial general liability coverage ($1.0 million each occurrence); (b) automobile liability insurance (owned, non owned, leased; $1 million each occurrence for both bodily injury and property damage); (c) workers' compensation insurance up to the applicable statutory limits; and (d) $2 million in umbrella liability coverage over the primary commercial general liability and automobile liability insurance coverages identified at (a) and (b) above (collectively, the "Required Insurance"). Old Carco Liquidation Trust and the City of Kenosha, Wisconsin must be named as additional insureds under any policy providing any portion of the Required Insurance. The Required Insurance must be evidenced by the provision of a certificate of liability insurance.
- All purchasers of heavy equipment and/or machinery at the Kenosha Auction must provide to the Auctioneer, and maintain current, a list of all agents, contractors and representatives involved in the removal of such equipment and/or machinery from the Kenosha Engine Plant prior to such purchaser, agents, contractors and/or representatives entering the Kenosha Engine Plant.
- All purchasers of equipment and/or machinery at the Kenosha Auction will be responsible for any necessary decommissioning prior to removal and shall leave all machine areas in broom swept condition; provided that Old Carco Liquidation Trust shall retain the right to decommission all equipment and machinery at all times prior to the Kenosha Auction.
Sale Standard Terms
The following terms and conditions apply to, and shall bind any person participating in, any auction unless otherwise specifically stated. Any exceptions or changes to the following terms and conditions (i) are identified in the "Sale Specific Terms" set forth above or (ii) will be announced by Hilco Industrial LLC (the "Auctioneer") at the time of the Auction.
- Upon registration, the Auctioneer may grant to the registered party ("Bidder") the right to use Hilcast™ Webcast Bidding for the purpose of bidding at an auction sale to be conducted by the Auctioneers. Such right will be granted at the Auctioneers' sole discretion and may be revoked at any time. Only one (1) Bidder per paddle number is allowed. The party whose information was provided at the time of registration is responsible for all purchases under that Bidder paddle number. The Auctioneers reserve the right to refuse to issue a paddle number.
- Webcast Bidders are required to provide a valid MasterCard or Visa credit card to be approved to bid. This card will be charged if the Bidder fails to make other payment arrangements within 48 hours of receiving an invoice for any lot for which the Bidder is the successful Bidder at the auction.
- All Bidders are required to provide accurate and complete personal information and the Bidder hereby further agrees that, regardless of the capacity in which the Bidder acts (e.g., as the principal, agent, or officer or director of a corporation), the Bidder is personally liable for the payment of the purchase price, buyer's premium and any applicable taxes payable with respect to any lot for which the Bidder is the successful Bidder at the auction.
- BUYERS PREMIUM: A buyer's premium will be in effect for this sale, unless specifically stated otherwise in the Sale Specific Terms. Please see Sale Specific Terms for the amount of the applicable buyer's premium or for any exceptions.
- ALL PURCHASES MUST BE PAID IN FULL UPON RECEIPT OF INVOICE. Invoices will be e-mailed within 24 hours of auction closing. All payments must be made by Cashier's Check, Wire Transfer or Company Check with Bank Letter of Guarantee. Checks must be made payable to "Hilco Industrial LLC". The Auctioneer reserves the right to put articles back up for auction if deposit is not received at or before the time of sale.
- Absolutely no items will be removed from the premises before the conclusion of the sale and payment is made in full. All purchases must be paid for in advance of the goods being released. No goods will be released without presentation of the invoice marked "Paid in Full."
- Taxes arising on a sale, including applicable state sales taxes, shall be paid to the Auctioneer at the time of sale. Purchasers claiming exemptions from taxes must provide proof satisfactory to the Auctioneer of their entitlement to claim such exemption. In the absence of proof satisfactory to the Auctioneer, taxes shall be paid by the Purchaser at the time of sale.
- All items will be sold conforming to the bid process, provided that the Auctioneer reserves the right to sell articles by individual group lots and "EN BLOC", as they deem appropriate. The Auctioneer reserves the right to sell on behalf of third parties, its own account or on the account of others, and may reject any and all bids. Should any dispute arise between two or more Bidders or as to any bid, the lot in question, at the Auctioneer's discretion, may be immediately put up again and resold. The Auctioneer shall regulate all matters relating to the conduct of the auction in its sole discretion and its decision shall be final and binding on all Bidders.
- Any disputes as to bidding shall be settled by the Auctioneer at its sole discretion and the Auctioneer, at its sole discretion, may put any lot in dispute up for sale again. The Auctioneer will regulate the bidding and be the sole arbiter. No Bidder may retract his bid.
- All sales are final and made on an "AS IS, WHERE IS", "IN PLACE", "WITH ALL FAULTS" basis. Under no circumstances shall the Auctioneer be deemed to have made, and the Auctioneer hereby disclaims, any representation, guaranty or warranty (whether expressed, implied, statutory or otherwise) as to any matter whatsoever, including, without limitation, any representation, guaranty or warranty regarding title, description, fitness for purpose, quantity, quality, merchantability, state, condition or location of the items and/or lots sold at auction. For the avoidance of doubt, and without limiting the foregoing in any way, the Auctioneer makes no representation, guaranty or warranty that any of the items and/or lots to be sold: (a) conform to any standard in respect of safety, pollution or hazardous material or to any standard or requirement of any applicable authority, law or regulation; (b) are fit for any particular purpose; (c) are merchantable or financeable; or (d) are of any particular age, year of manufacture, model, make or condition. Neither the Auctioneer nor the owner(s) of the items and/or lots to be sold at auction shall be liable to any Bidder, purchaser or any other party for any incidental or consequential damages, including, without limitation, business interruption or strict or absolute liability in tort, occasioned by or arising in connection with the items and/or lots to be sold at auction.
- All Bidders are responsible for inspecting all items and/or lots before bidding. Preview and inspection dates will be published online at www.hilcoind.com/sales. All advertising, lot catalog or any other source of information provided by the Auctioneer is subject to additions, deletions and prior sale. Descriptions have been prepared for informational purposes only and may not be relied upon by a Bidder or purchaser for accuracy or completeness. No sale shall be invalidated on account of, and the Auctioneer shall have no liability for, any description of any article or lot whether contained in a catalog, advertisement or otherwise. Purchasers shall be deemed to have relied entirely upon their own inspections and investigations.
- While the Auctioneer endeavors to ensure that the relevant websites are available 24 hours a day, the Auctioneer shall not be liable if for any reason any website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the relevant websites may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the Auctioneer's control. The Auctioneer reserves the right to relist or adjust bidding periods on any auction due to system malfunction.
- Bidder agrees that it has satisfied itself and is not relying on Auctioneer, nor is the Auctioneer liable, for any matter in respect of the above. Bidder further agrees to repair, at its cost, any item and/or lot purchased at the auction to a safe operating condition and, without limitation, to a condition which meets any standard or requirement of any applicable authority, law or regulation, including, but not limited to, authority, laws and regulations concerning any use to which the lot may be put or the transportation of the item and/or lot.
- All items and/or lots purchased shall be removed within the time frame specified by the Auctioneer (providing payment has been received by Auctioneer). The Bidder shall be responsible for all costs of removal and shall be liable for, and agrees to indemnify the Auctioneer and the owner(s) of the items and/or lots sold at auction from any and all claims, losses, damages and liabilities of any kind whatsoever which arise from or in connection with, any damage to real or personal property (including, without limitation, any environmental damage) or personal injury caused during or as a result of the removal of any item and/or lots.
- The purchaser acknowledges that, upon the conclusion of the auction, it will become the full owner of items and/or lots with respect to which it was the successful bidder at auction, bearing all risk of loss or damage and destruction thereto, and bearing full responsibility therefor. From and after such sale, the purchaser will acquire and pay for its own insurance coverage on the items and/or lots purchased against any damage caused by a casualty event at the auction site while such items and/or lots are located there or in the process of removal. Such casualty includes, but is not limited to, fire, flood, or any other damage from any cause. Neither the Auctioneer nor the owner(s) of the items and/or lots sold at auction is providing any insurance coverage or any indemnity for any risks to items and/or lots sold at auction while such items and/or lots remain at the auction site after the auction.
- Purchasers shall comply with all environmental, public health and safety laws and regulations and all requirements established by the Auctioneer for the removal of items and/or lots purchased, including requirements as to bonding of independent contractors. All independent contractors must provide the Auctioneer, owner(s) and landlord (as may be applicable) certificates of liability and worker's compensation insurance in amounts acceptable to the above parties. The Auctioneer has sole discretion to refuse any independent contractor from working on the premises.
- Where available, documents of transfer, including motor vehicle ownership documents, which are in the possession of the Auctioneer, will be provided to the Purchaser within seven days following the auction or as soon thereafter as such documents are available.
- The Bidder grants to the Auctioneer a security interest in any items and/or lots purchased to secure payment of the purchase price. In the event of non-payment, the Auctioneer may proceed to file the Bidder Registration Agreement to perfect the security interest granted by this paragraph.
- If the Auctioneer is unable to deliver an item and/or lot sold to a purchaser due to fire, theft or any other reason whatsoever, the Auctioneer shall reimburse the purchaser for all monies paid to the Auctioneer in respect of the item and/or lot and the Auctioneer shall have no further liability to the purchaser arising from or relating to such loss, including without limitation, any incidental or consequential damages or any damages for loss of profits, travel time, expenses, or lost time.
- The Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse any applicant the privilege of bidding or attending at the auction and may revoke such privilege at any time.
- Time shall be of the essence. If a purchaser fails to make payment or remove goods within the time periods hereinabove provided, the Auctioneer may resell the articles purchased by auction, private contract or otherwise, as the Auctioneer in its discretion deems advisable, and the purchaser shall be liable for any shortfall and all costs and expenses, including but not limited to interest (at a minimum rate of 1.5% per month or 18% per annum), legal fees, moving and storage (at a minimum rate of $2.00/sq. ft. per month) and commissions, incurred in connection with such resale.
- Bidder acknowledges that an auction site is a potentially dangerous place with noxious, corrosive and pressurized substances being present, heavy equipment being operated and electric circuits being live. Every person at the auction site before, during and after the auction sale shall be deemed to be there at their own risk with notice of the condition of the premises, the activities on the premises and the conduct of third parties and the Bidder shall so advise its agents and employees. No person shall have any claim against (a) the Auctioneer or its agents, employees or principals or (b) the owner(s) of any item and/or lot sold at auction or its agents, employees or principals for any injuries sustained nor for damages to or loss of property that may occur from any cause whatsoever.
- Bidder acknowledges he has received, read and understands these Terms 1 through 22 above and agrees to comply with and be bound by such.
Registration will be available soon.