API-240x160Former chemical synthesis pilot plant from a major pharmaceutical company

Site Location: 147 State Hwy 320 Norwich, NY 13815

Bidding Closes June 11 starting at 12:00 Noon EDT (soft closing)


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Online bidding will be open June 10th and closes June 11th at 12:00 Noon (soft close). 


A fantastic offering of a commercial API pilot plant formerly used by a major pharmaceutical company, this equipment is composed of primarily chemical process equipment including various chemical reactors in Hastelloy, stainless and glass, a large offering of heat exchangers, slytherm equipment and cooling skids, process piping, pumps, centrifuges, together with their electric control and supply equipment.  There is also a group of lab equipment including cabinets, counters, hoods and related equipment, Kardex storage units and small warehouse racking.  Lastly is a small quantity of office furniture, fixtures and equipment along with several computers.



HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: 10 Reactors: ; Dedietrich 500 gal glass lined reactor; Dedietrich 300 Gal glass lined reactor; Pfaudler 200 Gal glass lined reactor; Dedietrich 200 Gal glass lined reactor; Pfaudler 150 Gal HASTELLOY reactor; Dedietrich 100 Gal glass lined reactor; (2) Pfaudler 50 Gal glass lined reactors; Dedietrich 50 Gal glass lined reactor; American Alloy 30 Gal HASTELLOY reactor; Dedietrich 30 Gal glass lined reactor. Over 15 heat exchangers by Pfaudler, Mersen, Metallics in Graphilor, Stainless, Tantalum, Hastelloy and glass; 5 cuft Abbe double cone Hastelloy rotary vacuum dryer; Tolhurst batchmaster Hastelloy centrifuge; Tolhurst stainless basket centrifuge;  Western States stainless centrifuge; Thomas Engineering Accela-Coat tablet coater; Glatt GPCG5 fluid bed coater; Stokes 90 sqft stainless vacuum shelf dryer; Stokes 42 sqft heresite lined shelf dryer; Gruenberg atmospheric oven; (2) Gruenberg vacuum/ convection ovens; complete Syltherm system with temperature control modules; a complete USP pharmaceutical grade de-ionized reverse osmosis water purification system, plus pumps, scales, motors and more.





NO WARRANTIES: Everything in this auction sale is sold “AS IS, WHERE IS and WITHOUT RECOURSE. There are no warranties, guarantees or representations of any kind or variety, whether expressed, implied or otherwise given. Some items may be subject to prior sale and removal.



    • BIDDING HAS CLOSED!       Bidding Opens June 10th at 10:00 AM EDT
    • BIDDING HAS CLOSED!       Bidding CLOSES June 11th beginning at 12:00 Noon EDT

THIS WILL BE A TIMED CLOSING AUCTION EVENT. Please follow link to be connected to our online auction portal, view lots, register and bid. The plant will be open for inspection on June 4th and 5th from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM each day. You must check in with the guard shack upon entry to obtain a site pass.

INSPECTION: Inspection will be available June 4th and 5th from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM each day.

REMOVAL: While it is not customary at a Blackbird auction to restrict riggers, due to the complex nature of this offering, all rigging and removal for this auction will be restricted to A&A Rigging. All rigging and loading prices are clearly marked in the catalog and will be added to your invoice at checkout, please bid accordingly. Note: All buyers shall contract directly with A&A and Blackbird is not a party to the rigging or removal process. Blackbird is acting as a collection agent only in an effort to streamline the buyers process. Please be advised that we went through an exhaustive pre-bid process to find the most qualified and cost effective rigging contractor.

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