Knorr-Bremse SteeringSystems GmbH: Site Closure of an Automotive Supplier

Industrial auctioneer Surplex offers high-quality machine tools and gear cutting machines for direct purchase. An online auction is currently taking place, which will end on 16th September 2020.

Knorr-Bremse SteeringSystems GmbH will cease production at its Wülfrath (NRW) site by the end of 2020. In autumn 2019, the industrial auctioneer Surplex was commissioned to liquidate the fixed assets. The clearing of the factory site should be completed by the end of 2020.

The sale of all machines and operating equipment is in progress. Therefore, Surplex has activated a » direct purchase function on its online platform. On request, high-quality machine tools and gear cutting machines are offered for sale. The reception is remarkable. That is why Surplex advises all interested parties to act quickly. Among others, the following machines and production lines are available at short notice:

  • CNC turning and milling centres INDEX
  • CNC cylindrical grinders DANOBAT
  • CNC multi-spindle automatic lathes SCHÜTTE and GILDEMEISTER
  • Hydraulic press G + K
  • Assembly and testing lines KSM
  • Horizontal multi-spindle machining centres ELHA etc.

In addition to the direct purchase, an » online auction was also set up on » Further machines, industrial robots, handling equipment and large lots of workshop inventory are going to be auctioned. The auction ends on 16th September 2020.

Regardless of the type of purchase – whether it is a direct purchase or an online auction – all buyers will benefit from the best service in the industry. Our industrial auction house not only organises the dismantling and transport of the machines, but also the comprehensive logistic service if required. Surplex is the only European industrial auctioneer able to offer all services from a single source.

Summary: Wülfrath (NRW/Germany) – Knorr-Bremse Steering Systems GmbH will close its production facility in Wülfrath at the end of 2020. Surplex has been commissioned to clear the site. The industrial auctioneer has set up an option of direct purchase on its online platform, where well-maintained machine tools and gear cutting machines are offered, from leading manufactures such as: INDEX, GILDEMEISTER, LIEBHERR, FELSOMAT etc. On 16th September, an online auction will be held, in which further machines and workshop equipment will be auctioned off.

About Surplex: Surplex is one of Europe’s leading industrial auctioneers and trades worldwide with used machinery and equipment. The 16-language auction platform records approximately 50 million page views annually. More than 55,000 industrial goods are sold each year at more than 500 online auctions. The company based in Duesseldorf (Germany) has offices in twelve European countries. More than 200 employees from 20 nations generate an annual turnover of approx. EUR 100 million.

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