september, 2019

10sep10:00 am4558-Ajax Fasteners Bolt & Fastener Manufacturing Plant Closure-AuctionAjax Fasteners Bolt & Fastener Manufacturing Plant Closure10:00 am AEST (GMT10.00) Auctioneer: Hilco Industrial Auction Type:Live Webcast AuctionCatalog:Yes

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Ajax Fasteners Bolt & Fastener Manufacturing Plant Closure

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Hilco Industrial


41-45 Mills Road, Braeside, Victoria, Australia


2019-09-10 10:00:00 AEST (GMT10.00)

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In Conjunction with Lockwood & Co Pty Ltd. Under instructions from Mr. Craig Shepard of Kordmentha in the matter of ACME Operations Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) trading as Ajax Fasteners. In Conjunction with Lockwood & Co Pty Ltd

For more information and to arrange an inspection, please contact – 

Scott Matthews (Hilco Global) +61 474 890 122  [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected])

Production Machines – Support Equipment – Mobile Plant & Vehicles


2008 Hyodong HBF-480SS (4 die, 32mm cutoff diameter, 55-270mm cutoff length) with HR-8A Rolling Machine 2008 Hyodng HBF-470SS (4 die, 22mm cutoff diameter, 40-250mm cutoff length) with HR-7 Rolling Machine 2008 Hyodong HBF-460SSL (4 die, 20mm cutoff diameter, 30-240mm cutoff length) with HR-6 Rolling Machine 1993 Nedschroef M16 (4 die, control panel updated 2015) 

2005 Hyodong HBF-240SS (2 die, 2 blow, 11mm cutoff diameter, 14-80mm shank & 20-110mm cutoff lengths) 2005 Hyodong HBF-225SS (2 die, 2 blow, 14mm cutoff diameter, 18-100mm shank & 25-140mm cutoff lengths) Nakashimada H-20A DSSD (6mm cutoff diameter, 50mm shank & 70mm cutoff lengths)  Nakashimada NH-15B DSSD (4.8mm cutoff diameter, 38mm shank & 60mm cutoff lengths) Nakashimada PF860 (2 die, 3 blow, 8mm cut off diameter, 60mm 2nd die, 115mm 1st die, 80mm cutoff length) Nakashimada PF1080 (2die, 3 blow, 100 cutoff diameter, 160mm 1st die, 80mm 2nd die, 100mm cut off length) Itami USM-82DSSD (8mm cutoff diameter, 80mm shank & 100mm cutoff lengths) Carlo Slavi RF-635-SV DSSD Semi-tubular rivet header (6.35mm cutoff diameter, 65mm shank & 87mm cutoff lengths)

4x 1997 RMG 34-0356-87 inline wire drawing machines (3/16” nominal diameter) 4x 1999 RMG 67-1569-87 wire drawing machines (3/8” nominal diameter) RMG 67-20115-20 inline wire drawing machine 3/8”nominal diameter)  2x 1988 Fastener Engineers DTHA-05-24 inline wire drawing machines (5/16” nominal diameter) 2x 1997 Fastener Engineers DTVA-60115-44 inline wire drawing machines (5/8” nominal diameter) 1990 Herbon Britenbach 12mm 

2x 1999 Sanmei TMI-12R (12mm thread diameter, 135mm thread length) 3x 1999 Charing Guey CGR253H (8mm thread diameter) 2x EWM GW-63 (8mm thread diameter, 52mm thread & 80mm shank lengths) 1997 Saspi RGVP 3-20 Inline thread roller (12mm thread diameter, 80mm thread & 130mm shank lengths) 1997 Saspi RGVP 5-40 (5-18mm thread diameter, 200mm shank & 130mm thread lengths) with high speed Sems & Pointer (5-25mm shank diameter, 20-200 shank length, 40-160PPM Variable)


2x Shimazu Super 8 Twin Spindle (3/4” – 1” tap range, 20-65 PPM), bent shank design, hopper 2 x Shimazu Super 10 Twin Spindle (1” – 1.25” tap range, 20-50 PPM), bent shank design, hopper

1970 Hatebur AMP-30 (3 die, 19-40mm bar diameter, 20-72mm cutoff length) 1987 Nedschroef MW-48 (3 die, 38mm max bar diameter, 15-60mm cutoff length, 50mm die KO)

L&M Machining 15 High Speed Pointer (M4 – M24 diameter with lengths under head to 250mm) 1985 Takita GR40 washing machine 1987 Takita KDD-16 washing machine with rotary dryer

2013 Chen Tai ABG1860 Elevated vibrating feeder loader 2013 Axisco CY-RIO2001 CNC bolt machining line 5 head packing line incl. 5 rotary vibrating feeders, conveyor, batch counting system Triton RO59 rotating wash tunnel. Steel mesh trommel with 2 wash heaters & 2 rinse heaters 1987 Lindberg 17-36218 tempering furnace line incl. washing machine & pre wash 2009 RUF Swarf press pellet machine Form fill & seal packing line 3x Joinpack semi-automatic strapping machines Hydra Pac paper bale press Jarrett Synergy, ITW Mima & Lantech pallet wrappers 

Various workshop equipment, tools and spares including Bridgeport & Roku Roku milling machines, radial arm drills, sandblasting machines, P&S 40T punch, Cincinnati & Jones & Shipman cylindrical grinders, Makino, Nicco & Jones & Shipman surface grinders, Takisawa, Kirloskar, Enterprise 400 & Gedde Weiler lathes, Atlas Copco air compressor, Cold steel saw, Avery 300KN hardness tester, Carolina 55T & Servex 100T garage presses, assorted welders, pedestal & bench grinders, plus many more
1x Redfern Finn, 3x Shangxi Keliyuan radial arm jib cranes 260 Bays Heavy duty multi-tiered pallet racking JLG 35E electric telescopic cherry picker,  Forklifts – Mitsubishi FG40 4T, 2x 2.5T FG25T & FG15 LP 1.5T gas, Crown 2.5T CG25P LP gas, Clark 3.9T CGC70 LP gas, Jungheinrich 1400kg electric stock piling, Crown 1400kg stock piling, BT 2T Electric stock piling, TCM 2.5T electric    Number of platform trolleys, tippers, lifters, bins, stillages     2x 20ft & 40ft shipping containers Approx 5,000lt storage tank Water treatment plant incl 4x cooling towers & 6x plates heat exchanges

2006 Ford Falcon ute auto, with aluminium drop side tray 108,104kms 2002 Ford falcon ute auto with aluminium drop side tray 272,383kms 2002 Ford falcon ute, auto with aluminium drop side tray 256,892kms 2007 Toyota Dyna 4×2 rigid curtain side tray truck, wide LWB, manual, 4m tray, rear barn doors 21,900kms

Day 2 – On Site Only- Wednesday 11th September, 2019 at 10am (AEST)

Buyers Note – Webcast Not Available for Day 2 Auction please [Click Here]( to visit Lockwood & Co website for details.

Tom Lockwood (Lockwood & Co) +61 419 310 852  [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected])


Auction Inspection

Inspections available by appointment and on viewing day prior to auction 9am-4pm (AEST)

All smaller lots and tool room maintenance items and pallet racking must be removed strictly by Thursday 19th September.

All other Lots including Bolt Formers, Cold Headers, Hot Nut Formers, other plant and equipment must be removed by Thursday 3rd October 2019 otherwise the auctioneer shall remove them from site and the purchaser must reimburse any out of pocket expenses incurred by the auctioneer in order to retrieve their lots.

Terms & Conditions

A 15% Buyers Premium and GST will be charged on the knockdown price of each lot.


All smaller lots and tool room maintenance items and pallet racking must be removed strictly by Thursday 19th September.

All other Lots including Bolt Formers, Cold Headers, Hot Nut Formers, other plant and equipment must be removed by Thursday 3rd October 2019 otherwise the auctioneer shall remove them from site and the purchaser must reimburse any out of pocket expenses incurred by the auctioneer in order to retrieve their lots.

Contact for Riggers

Given the tight timeframe for removal it isIMPORTANTthat you engage a Riggerimmediatelyif you are successful in purchasing heavy equipment. Please see contacts below for qualified personnel who have inspected the machinery and are ready to provide you with a quote and commence work immediately:

Machinery Relocations Australia (MRA)– Troy Ovcar +61487939785[email protected]

Horne Enterprises– Peter Horne +61418365315

General items – There are forklifts and drivers onsite that can load items up to 2 Tonne.


20% deposit on fall of hammer, balance to be paid within 24 hours of sale.Payment is to be made by Cash, Bank Cheque, EFT, EFTPOS, Mastercard or Visa. (Diners & Amex Cards are not accepted). An additional 2% Fee applies to Payments using Credit Card.


1. Terms are strictly cash, bank cheque, EFT, Eftpos, Mastercard or Visa (2% Fee Applies) before delivery.

2. Bidders must register on the authorised cards supplied by the Auctioneer. Bidders must provide their full name, company name, address, ABN, phone number, date and sign that all conditions of sale will be abided by.

3. The highest bidder shall be the purchaser. In the event of any dispute the Purchaser shall be determined by the Auctioneer in such manner as he thinks fit. Time shall be the essence of the sale of each lot.

4. The vendor may bid either personally, by the Auctioneer or by an Agent.

5. Without giving any reason the Auctioneer may refuse to accept any bid, decline any offer, withdraw any lot at any time, vary the order in which the goods catalogued are to be offered or make any alterations deemed expedient.

6. Unless otherwise determined by the Auctioneer every bid shall be at least 5% in advance of the preceding one. No person may retract any bid.

7. Every Buyer shall supply his or her name and address in writing and pay such deposit equal to approximately 20% of the purchasers on-going and accumulative purchases or as the Auctioneer or his clerk may require and the balance of purchase price shall be paid, unless otherwise announced, no later than one hour from the time of the purchase. No goods shall be removed within the time specified by the Auctioneer at the sale. Any electrical, gas or water disconnections must be carried out by qualified tradesperson and left in a safe and appropriate state.

8. Buyers are warned to inspect all lots before bidding. No warranty whatsoever is given with any lot and the Vendor and Auctioneer shall not be responsible for any incorrect description or for the correctness of any statement concerning any lot. Each of the said lots will be taken with all faults and will be at the buyers risk at the fall of the hammer.

9. Where applicable, the Purchaser acknowledges the receipt of a statement in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety (Plant) Regulations 1995 (Vic). These regulations set down the responsibilities of sellers of plant and equipment regarding the design, manufacture and supply of plant and equipment within the workplace. It is a condition of the sale that purchasers/users of machinery should ensure the item complies with the said regulations and bring such items up to standard where necessary prior to using the machinery. Where there is no statement provided in accordance with the said regulations the purchasers cannot use this as a means to cancel any purchase.

10. All buyers or members of the public enter the auction rooms or Vendors premises entirely at their own risk. Buyers and Members of the public are warned of the possibility of dangerous machinery, chemicals, forklifts etc being present in the auction room or Vendors premises. People may not be familiar with the surroundings – be careful.

11. If any buyer fails to comply with these conditions, any monies deposited in part payment may be forfeited and all lots uncleared may be stored at the defaulter’s risk and expense and resold by public auction or private contract and the deficiency on such resale and all costs and charges attending the same and for storage shall be made good by the defaulter, without prejudice to the right of the vendor or the Auctioneer to sue and recover the price at which the goods were sold.

12. The Auctioneer will announce prior to the commencement of the sale whether the knockdown price of the assets being sold are/are not inclusive of Goods & Services Tax (GST). 10% GST is applicable and will be paid on all items being sold plus the Buyers Premium.

13. If a deficiency arises between the quantity of goods described at the time of the sale and that available at the time of delivery the purchaser shall take and the Vendor shall be required to effect delivery of only the quantity so available and no compensation will be payable in respect of any such deficiency.

14. The purchaser shall be deemed to have abandoned any claim under these Conditions unless such a claim is made at or before the time the goods leave the premises.

15. The Auctioneer will not hold himself responsible for any action that may arise in as much as he is acting solely as agent for the Vendor.

16.BUYERS PREMIUM – The Buyers agree to pay a Buyers Premium applicable to the Auction Sale on top of the knockdown price at a rate announced and advertised prior to the commencement of the Auction with 10% GST added to the relevant Buyers Premium indicated on the Tax Invoice supplied to the purchaser.


Buyers should note there may be additional Conditions of Sale specifically pertaining and relating to any particular Auction Sale. All Buyers should make themselves aware of any such additional Conditions of Sale.