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Hilco Industrial to Sell Late-Model Food Packaging Equipment from Weaver Popcorn, Some Never Used

Oct 02, 2018

Northbrook, IL, October 1, 2018 – Hilco Industrial, in partnership with Aaron Kendell Packaging Equipment (AEK), have announced today the sale of surplus assets to the ongoing operations of Weaver Popcorn. These assets include late-model, general-use packaging and support equipment that can be utilized throughout the food processing industry. In addition, there is a select group of equipment specific to the popcorn and microwave popcorn industry.   

The equipment, some of which was never used or installed, is located in storage warehouses in Reno, Nevada, and Huntington, Indiana, includes horizontal pouch machines, bag makers, microwave popcorn equipment, seasoning drums, pouch feeders, vertical form/fill/seal machines, multi-head combination scales, cartoners, case sealers, case erectors, case packers, labelers, check-weighers and more.

The Weaver Popcorn Company (Weaver), is one of the largest popcorn companies in the United States. Founded in 1928 by Ira E. Weaver, whose family still controls the company, it develops, grows, processes, packages, and ships a variety of popcorn products for sale around the world.

Interested parties can schedule an inspection or submit an offer to purchase the equipment by contacting Tim Pfister at tpfister@hilcoglobal.com or +1 847.313.4747.

Complete details are available at https://www.hilcoind.com/sale/weaver.

Hilco Industrial (www.hilcoind.com) provides industrial asset disposition services, specializing in machinery, equipment and inventory auctions and negotiated sales. It sells the broad range of industrial assets found in manufacturing, wholesale and distribution companies. Hilco Industrial performs dispositions through on-site, online and combination webcast auction sale events as well as negotiated (private treaty) sales. In addition to providing services on a fee or commission basis, Hilco Industrial has capital to put at risk and often acquires assets or provides guarantees. Hilco Industrial is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and operates as a part of Hilco Global (www.hilcoglobal.com), the world's leading authority on maximizing the value of business assets by delivering valuation, monetization and advisory solutions to an international marketplace.

Aaron Kendell Packaging Equipment (AEK) combines the expertise, financial resources and global reach of Aaron Equipment Company and Kendell Equipment. Aaron Equipment Company is one of the largest dealers of new and used process equipment. During their 76-year history, they have established an international reputation of excellence. K.C Christensen founded Kendell Equipment to be the premier dealer of used packaging equipment. He has over 20 years of experience in the packaging industry. KC has personally been involved in over 10,000 machinery projects, toured hundreds of manufacturing facilities, and provided thousands of packaging equipment solutions to his customers.