Qteros equipment to be auctioned off

By Erin Voegele | September 26, 2012

Production equipment, lab equipment and other office furnishings and equipment owned by Massachusetts-based Qteros Inc. is set to be auctioned off on Sept. 28. The public auction is being handled by auctioneer and appraisal firm Aaron Posnik & Co. Inc. A Notice of Sale by Execution was published by the auction house, noting that the sale was ordered by the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department in response to the Chicopee District Court case Padgette Street LLC and SMA Frank Real Estate LLC vs. Queros Inc.

Items for sale include a fermentation pilot plant, which consists of a fermenter tank, two seed suspension tanks, a media prep tank, a water filtering system, a vertical gas boiler, a rotary screw air compressor, a chiller, and a variety of other parts. The sale also includes a granulator, steam generator, motorized sieve shaker, diaphragm pumps, valves, and several other pieces of miscellaneous equipment. Several pieces of support equipment, lab equipment and office equipment are also up for sale, including an incubator shaker, a freezer, lab tables, a hydraulic pallet jack, electrical wires, and many others. 

The auction will take place in Chicopee, Mass., with live online bidding and phone bidding available.

For more information on the auction, and detailed descriptions of equipment offered for sale, please see the notice published by Aaron Posnik & Co.