Hilco Industrial

Assets From Ford Motor Genk Facility In Belgium For Sale

Private Treaty Sales and Other Auction Events for the Press Shop; Tool & Die Shop and Wheel Plant Assets Begin this month and will run through November 2015. Hilco Industrial Acquisitions announced today that due to closure, they have, purchased assets formerly owned by Ford Werke GmbH located at the former Ford Motor Company Vehicle operations in Genk, Belgium.

Hilco Industrial Acquisitions will begin to sell these assets immediately through a Private Treaty Sale and the event is scheduled to go through November of 2015.  Hilco Industrial directors have indicated that there has been substantial interest in the machinery and equipment at the facility from global buyers from Asia, Europe, North-and South America. Following the private treaty sale, Hilco Industrial Acquisitions will also sell the assets through a public auction scheduled for November 10 2015.

The Ford Genk Body & Assembly facility occupied 140 acres and had produced approximately 14 million vehicles during 50 years in operation. Ford Motor Company announced in late 2013 that they would shut down the factory. Some of the equipment offered for sale includes four transfer presses by Schuler, eleven tandem press lines, blanking lines and a wheel plant.

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