Aerospace Manufacturing Auctions

Heritage Global Partners (HGP) upholds a rich history as a leading global auction and asset advisory firm representing aerospace manufacturing clients and their prime sub-contractors. Past auction offerings have included brokerage of major machine tools, production equipment, MRO, spares, tooling, complete manufacturing plants and complete aircrafts.

Previous notable HGP auctions include:

  • Honeywell’s Iconic Kansas City Plant (2014-2015)
    The three-day global auction included a complete liquidation of all remaining assets of the Honeywall Manufacturing Plant in Kansas City, MO. Listed inventory included hundreds of machine tools and facility support assets, granite surface plates, scales, testers, transformers, work tables, and an extensive catalog of other plant assets. HGP conducted 3 sales from this site.
  • Lufthansa Technik Airmotive Ireland’s Plant (2014)
    Thousands of assets including jet engines, tooling, milling machines, grinders, lathes, and other inventory to a CFM International, Pratt & Whitney Maintenance and Overhaul Facility were part of this expansive catalog available for buyers. This auction featured thousands of assets and achieved sale proceeds in excess of $10 million.
  • Boeing’s Historic Long Beach Plant (2015)
    During the Boeing Long Beach C-17 Sealed Bid Sale, buyers were presented key assets including the NC 505 Electro Impact Spar Drill/Riveter, a NC 507, 508, 509 and 510 Gemcor Drivematic, and the NC 503 Broetie Robotic Flexible Assembly Cell.
  • Avantair Aircrafts (4 Auctions of Aircrafts 2014)
    The four-part auction series featured late model executive aircrafts, engines, propellers, and miscellaneous parts. The August 2014 sale included the listing for the N-105SL 2003 Piaggio P-180 Aircraft with complete airframe and both engines followed by the September 2014 sale of the N153SL PIaggio P-180 Aircraft.

In addition to its yearly schedule of aerospace manufacturing auctions, HGP hosts quarterly consignment sales in the Aviation Sector Sale (AVSS). With the surplus available from multiple vendors, buyers have the option to acquire assets for the ongoing needs of their manufacturing or service center companies. AVSS consignors have included AAR®, Infinity Trading, and Cobalt Aero Services.

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