EquipNet to Sell Entire Contents of Closed Unilever Ice Cream Facility: Premium, Pre-owned Processing and Packaging Equipment and MRO/Spares

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EquipNet is partnering with Unilever to sell off the manufacturing assets of a closed ice cream facility in Framingham, MA, freeing up a wide array of premium equipment for sale that can be used across the manufacturing sector.

EquipNet is partnering with Unilever to sell off the manufacturing assets of a closed ice cream facility in Framingham, MA, freeing up a wide array of premium equipment for sale that can be used across the manufacturing sector.

The project includes the entire contents of the closed plant, including: freezers, tanks, pumps, valves, palletizing and packaging lines, water purification systems, MRO/parts, as well as warehouse, utility, and office equipment. The sale also includes an antique Sealtest neon sign. This is a rare opportunity to purchase premium pre-owned equipment manufactured by Cherry Burrell, Mueller, Northfield, Goldco, and other leading OEMs at a fraction of the cost of buying it new. Because the facility is closed, the equipment is available for immediate sale.

Until its recent closure, the Unilever plant produced and packaged the full variety of Breyer’s ice cream products. To see the entire inventory of equipment for sale, visit the project page.

EquipNet’s Vice President of Food and Beverage Industry Sales, Perry Elliot, is impressed by variety of items available at the plant. “Until recently, the Unilever facility was running a first-rate operation that included production from the time the milk was delivered to the factory to when the truck picked up pallets of frozen half-gallons of ice cream,” says Elliot. “There’s a tasting lab, blending equipment, tanks to hold the milk, freezers, palletizing production lines, pumps, and more.”

Elliot is also excited about the opportunity this project presents for companies outside the food and beverage industry. “There are equipment items, mechanical spares, and MRO/parts that could be used in other industries including: food, beverage, personal care, chemical, biotech, or even pharmaceutical companies,” he explains. “They are truly universal. A valve is a valve and this is well-made equipment that just happens to have been used to produce and package ice cream.”

About EquipNet
EquipNet is a leading provider of proactive asset management solutions and services to leading corporations in the biotech, pharmaceutical, chemical, food, beverage, and personal care industries, such as Unilever, Diageo, Wrigley, Mars, Colgate-Palmoliveand many others. EquipNet’s vision is to revolutionize the way companies manage their surplus assets by maximizing financial returns and minimizing the risks associated with idle capital assets. For more information, please visit: http://www.EquipNet.com.

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