Bartel & Co. Auctioneers and FM Stone Commercial announced that they will conduct auctions in Elkhart, Ind., Sept. 17-19 of the former assets of Custom Chassis Products LLC.
Custom Chassis Products LLC manufactured and assembled motorhome chassis and was a joint venture between bankrupt Monaco Coach Corp. and International Truck and Engine Investments Corp.
Assets to be sold include approximately 1,500 skids of new parts, new diesel engines, transmissions, wire, tires, axles, tools, crane systems, welders, paint booths, raw steel and office furniture.
The auctions will begin at 9 a.m. each day and will be held at 2700 S. Nappanee St. in Elkhart.
The auctions are by order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Joseph Bradley trustee.
The auction firm will be operating three auction rings Sept. 17-18 and two auction rings on Sept. 19. To be sold on Thursday (day one) will be the new parts, inventory, engines, transmissions, tires and axles. Selling on Friday (day two) will be the tools, paint booths, welders, office furniture and other machines. Saturday (day three) will be dedicated to selling raw steel, chassis rails, and other steel components.
Open house inspection dates are scheduled for Sept. 15 and 16 from 9 a.m .to 5 p.m.
“We are expecting a good turnout of bidders and have had inquiries from all over the United States, Canada and Overseas,” said Brad Hooley, chief auctioneer for the Middlebury, Ind.-based firm that has overseen similar auctions of former RV firm assets in recent years.
Ross Miller, broker with FM Stone Commercial, Elkhart, said, based on the level of interest and volume of items to be sold, this auction will be one of the largest industrial auctions ever conducted in Elkhart County.
For more information go to www.bartelandcompany.com or call Bartel & Company at (800) 860-8118.