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Two-Day Webcast Auction of 300,000 Sq. Ft. Automotive Stamping and Finishing Facility Including Minster Presses to 800-Ton, Feed Lines, Nilson Four-Slides, Vibratory Bowls, Barrell Blast Machines, Induction Heaters, Ovens, Toolroom, Inspection, Maintenance and Shop Equipment

Presses and Feed Lines

  • 800 Ton Minster E2-800-108-54 SSDC Press, Minster Servo Feed Line
  • 400 Ton Minster E2-400-72-48 SSDC Press, COE/CWP Servo Feed Line
  • 300 Ton Niagara SA2-300-72-43 SSDC Press, Servo Feed Line
  • 100 Ton Minster P2H-100-48-31 SSDC Press, 450-SPM, Servo Feed Line
  • (3) 60 Ton Minster P2-60-36 SSDC Presses, Feed Lines
  • 35 Ton V&O Parts-Master SS2-35-32 SSDC, 150-500 SPM
  • (15) OBI and Gap Presses Minster, Federal, Bliss and Perkins
  • Press Feed Lines, Upenders and Feed Equipment
  • COE 24W Auto Shear Line (New – Never Put in Service)
  • Steel Belt Slug Conveyors

Four-Slides and Related

  • (15) Nilson Four-Slides to 3/16”, Updated (New as 1990)
  • (5) Baird Four-Slides, Updated
  • Torin V82 Verti-Slide
  • (15) Machine Side Belt Type Ovens

Vibratory Bowls and Barrell Blasters

  • (30) Vibratory Finishing Bowls to 8’ Dia., Load / Unload Systems (to 2015)
  • Bowls by Hammond, Roto-Finish, Rosemont, Rosler and Others
  • (15) Barrell Blasters by Metfin, Pangborn Wheelabrator and Others (Late)

Parts Washers and Other Finishing

  • Abtex 2000-P-3-10 Multi-Head Brush Deburring Line
  • Crown 5024W/BO Stainless Steel Continuous Belt Parts Washer (2014)
  • Sinto Roll-Flow EVF-08R Parts Finisher
  • Guyson RXS900 Blast System
  • Other Finishing Machines and Washers

Ovens, Heat Set and Die Quench Equipment

  • (7) Die Quench Lines, Each with, Fanuc Robot, Induction Heater, Continuous Belt Oven, Press and Transfer Stations (New as 2015)
  • (4) Thermatool Radyne Induction Heaters (Late Model)
  • (20) Magnum Heated Platen Hydraulic Presses, Loaders, Used for Heat Set
  • (15) Continuous Belt Ovens to 24” by Grieve, Wisconsin and Others (Some Late Model)

Inspection Equipment

  • (6) Larson LSI Flash 25 Automatic Load Testers (New as 2015)
  • (3) Promess 8/200/200 Automatic Load Testers (New 2021)
  • (4) Larson LSI Bench-Top Load Testers
  • (15) Optical Comparators to 30” Dia.
  • (5) Digital Hardness Testers by Wilson and Others
  • (100+) Lots of Inspection Tools

Complete Toolroom

  • Ward Jet A0612 CNC Water-Jet, Like New (2021)
  • (10) Lathes by Leblond, Harrison, Clausing, Hardinge and Others
  • (15) Surface Grinders to 36”, Hand and Hydraulic
  • Heald, Studer, Cincinnati Monoset Grinders
  • EDM’s, Mills, Drills, Presses, Saws, Sanders, Grinders, Furnaces
  • (200+) Lots Tooling and Machine Accessories

Support Equipment

  • (3) 125-HP Atlas Copco GA90VSD Air Compressors (2014)
  • (1,000) Flomatic Style Corrugated Steel Tubs
  • Bridge Cranes to 10-Ton Capacity
  • (50) Self Dumping Hoppers
  • Forklifts to 15,000 Lb.
  • Substantial Maintenance Departments, MRO, Parts, Machinery, Tools
  • (200+) Lots Shop Equipment, Carts, Cabinets, Fans, Benches


Buyer’s Premium: 18% in effect for all purchases

Times Posted: All posted Auction start or ending times are local at the address for the Auction. For example, if the auction is in New York time is Eastern, Chicago time is Central, California time is Pacific.


Step 1: Register to bid via the “Bid Online” link above.

Step 2: You will receive an email from a representative at CIA Industrial (search @cia-industrial in your inbox or spam). We will send these forms out starting about 2 weeks prior to the Auction date every morning and evening.

Step 3: The email from the CIA Industrial rep will contain forms to fill out which can either be signed digitally via Sign Now or printed and scanned/faxed back.

  • If you are located inside the U.S. fill out the information on the forms that you have readily available, and documentation agreeing to the removal terms. If you don’t have some of the information, just put N/A and we will contact you if we decide we need more.
  • If you are located outside the U.S. or have NEGATIVE FEEDBACK on your profile you will need to provide a deposit. Information on how to make this deposit will be included in the email from the CIA Industrial rep. These deposits are refundable if no purchases are made at the Auction and will be returned within 48 hours.

Once we receive the returned forms or required deposit, we will approve you to bid.

CIA Industrial reserves the right to reject Bidders at their sole discretion.


Cincinnati Industrial Auctioneers
Jeffrey L. Luggen
Joseph M. Luggen

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