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Hilco Industrial to Run Auction of Assets from closed Brighton, MI based brewer and contract packager, Liquid Manufacturing, LLC.

Hilco Global

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hilco Industrial (www.hilcoind.com) announced today that it will run a webcast and onsite auction to sell the assets of the recently closed Liquid Manufacturing, LLC, a private label brewer and contract packager of alcoholic & non-alcoholic hot and cold beverages located in Brighton, Michigan.

Having opened in 2003, Liquid Manufacturing LLC production operations expanded over the next nine years, adding production of energy drinks and energy shots at the height of that market, as well as pouched, frozen alcoholic beverages. The business also produced beer, wine and vodka, as well as non-alcoholic beverages, including juices and sodas.

This unique auction will allow interested buyers to purchase either the entire facility as a turnkey operation with all production equipment and the real estate, or to purchase individual assets. As a brewer, Liquid Manufacturing, LLC may have a transferrable liquor license available as well, although this has not yet been confirmed. The webcast and onsite auction sale begins on May 15, 2014.

The equipment being offered in this auction event includes:

  • (4) Cold Liquid Filling & Packaging Lines, with up to 36-Head Fillers, Sleevers, Level Indicators, Check Weighers, Multi-Head Cappers, Pasteurizing Tunnel, Case Sealers and Packers
  • Hot Liquid Filling & Packaging Line, with 72-Head Filler, 45-Head Capper, Labeler, Sleever, Case Erector, Drop Packer
  • Mesapak H-260 FED High-Speed Pouch Machine (New 2009)
  • Beraplan Harter GmbH Brew System
  • Homogenizers
  • APV Pasteurization System
  • Packaging Equipment
  • Stainless Steel Tanks

Interested parties can attend and bid in person at 6150 Whitmore Lake Road, in Brighton, MI or participate remotely via webcast. The auction will begin at 10:00 AM ET on Thursday, May 15, 2014. More information about all of the assets being offered at auction, registration, and the complete auction catalog can be found at http://www.hilcoind.com.

About Hilco Industrial

Hilco Industrial LLC (www.hilcoind.com ) provides industrial asset disposition services, specializing in machinery, equipment and inventory auctions and negotiated sales. It sells the broad range of industrial assets found in manufacturing, wholesale and distribution companies. Hilco Industrial performs dispositions through on-site, online and combination "webcast" auction sale events as well as negotiated (private treaty) sales. Hilco Industrial has capital to put at risk and often acquires assets or provides guarantees. It also provides asset disposition services on a fee or commission basis. Hilco Industrial is part of Hilco Global (www.hilcoglobal.com ), the world's leading authority on helping companies maximize the value of their assets delivering a complete suite of asset valuation, monetization and advisory services.

CONTACT: Gary C. Epstein Chief Marketing Officer Hilco Global gepstein@hilcoglobal.com

Source: Hilco Global