Zip Fastener Products, Inc.

Webcast Only Auction

1/26/2022 - 9:00 AM


5055 26th Ave
Rockford, IL 61109


Day Prior From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM or By Appointment with


Webcast Auction of Fastener Manufacturing and Cold Heading Shop Including Cold Headers, Thread Rollers, Slotters, Secondary Equipment, Tool Shop, Parts Finishing, Forklifts and Support Equipment


Cold Headers

  • 12mm Asahi Okuma Model AT-1215 2-Die 2-Blow Cold Header

  • 1/2" Asahi Okuma Model ORH120 2-Die 3-Blow Cold Header

  • 5/16" National 56 2-Die 3-Blow Cold Header

  • (2) 5/16" National 56 1-Die 2-Blow Cold Header, (1) Long Stroke

  • (2) 8mm National Formax Model FX22L 2-Die 2-Blow Long Stroke Cold Header

  • 1/4" Hilgeland Long Stroke Cold Header

  • (3) 5/16" Waterbury Raycarl 45 2-Die 3-Blow Cold Header

  • (3) 3/16" Waterbury Hi-Pro 1-Die 2-Blow Long Stroke Cold Headers

  • (5) 3/16" Waterbury Hi-Pro 1-Die 2-Blow Cold Headers

Thread Rollers

  • (2) Saspi Model GV-2 Thread Rollers

  • (2) Saspi Model GV-3/20 Thread Rollers

  • Hartford 20-225 Thread Roller (Rebuilt)

  • Waterbury Farrell No. 40 Thread Roller

  • Waterbury Farrell No. 20 Thread Roller

  • Videx Model VA-20 Thread Roller

  • Waterbury Threadmaster 1015 Thread Roller

  • (9) Waterbury 30, 20, 10, 0, 00 Thread Rollers

  • Large Quantity Thread Roll Dies

Slotters and Wire Drawers

  • Warren WS-1000 Head Slotter

  • (3) 3/8" Warren WSS-476 Shank Slotters

  • 3/8" DTI Wire Drawer

  • (24) FE and RMG Wire Drawers from 3/8" to 1/4"

Pinch Pointers and Large Secondary Department

  • Forge-Matic 6-600 Pinch Pointer

  • Hartford 5-700 Pinch Pointer

  • (8) 3/8" and 1/4' Waterbury No. 2 and No. 1 Trimmers

  • (11) Brown and Sharpe and Townsend Shavers

  • (11) Snow Vertical Drills

  • (13) Universal Automatic Double and Single Spindle Drilling / Tapping Machines

Packaging Line, Toolroom, Forklifts, Support Equipment

  • Iman Packaging Line with Loader, Unloader, Incline Conveyor, and Labelers

  • 5,000 Lb. Crown C-5 LP Gas Lift Truck, 500 Hours

  • (2) Nissan LP Gas Lift Trucks up to 8,000 Lb. 

  • Hardinge HLV and DV-59 Lathes, Surface Grinders, Tooling and Accessories

  • (200) Corrugated Steel Tubs

  • Inspection Equipment Including Optical Comparators, Concentricity Gages, Digital Indicators, Thread Gages and More

Sale Specific Information

18% Buyer's Premium for All Purchases

Webcast Bidder Notice

All perspective webcast bidders must be registered and approved no later than 48 hours prior to the start of the auction. Upon registering for the sale with you will receive information from Cincinnati Industrial Auctioneers on how to become an approved bidder. All perspective webcast bidders must post a 25% deposit of approximate planned spending budget or minimum of $5,000.00 in order to be approved. No exceptions will be made.

Removal Information


Thursday, January 27th – Friday, January 28th From 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday, January 31st – Friday, February 4th From 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday, February 7th – Thursday, February 10th From 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday, February 11th By Appointment Only!!
Monday, February 14th – Friday, February 18th By Appointment Only!!




Option 1 - Buyers can self-remove items that can be carried out by hand or by use of non-powered equipment.

Option 2 - If buyers need the small items packed and shipped, they can contact one of the rigging companies listed below.


Option 1 - Hire ARCO Rigging or American Rigging (info below), no other riggers or outside contractors are approved to rig.

Option 2 - If buyer has the proper insurance and qualifications, they can remove their own purchases but will need to be qualified to do so by talking to



ARCO Rigging

Contact: Russell Lane
Phone: 815-633-1285

American Rigging and Millwright Services
Contact: Beaux Fowler
Office: 815-874-5300
Cell: 815-494-0842

Payment Information

Cincinnati Industrial only accepts U.S. Currency in the following methods of payment of deposits and invoices:

1. Wire Transfer

The Wire Transfer method for payment of your final invoice is as follows:

Bidders must make the customary 25% deposit using one of the other stated methods of payment. The balance due on your invoice should be wired to our account within 24 hours after the auction.

Funds may be wire transferred directly to Cincinnati Industrial's account. Wire instructions will be included with your final invoice or you can call or email to receive them.

2. Company Checks (drawn on U.S. banks only)

Company checks are only acceptable if accompanied by a letter from the payor's bank guaranteeing unqualified payment to Cincinnati Industrial Auctioneers. Click here to view a sample Bank Letter of Guarantee and to view the instructions on how to successfully guarantee payment.

All checks should be made payable to: Cincinnati Industrial Auctioneers, Inc.

3. Certified Checks (drawn on U.S. banks only)

4. Cash (U.S. Currency Only)

Terms & Conditions


NOTICE: All Bidders and other persons attending this sale (“Bidders”) agree that they have read and have full knowledge of these terms and agree to be bound hereby. The Bidder identified by the Auctioneer as the high bidder or successful bidder at auction (“successful Bidder”) shall have entered into a legally binding contract to purchase the item bid upon (“Lot”) at the price and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein. All determinations, rulings, and adjustments made by the Auctioneer in good faith shall be final, binding, and conclusive upon all Bidders. The term “Auctioneer” herein means Cincinnati Industrial Auctioneers, Inc.

  1. IDENTIFICATION - All Bidders are required to give full name and addresses at time of registration.
  2. DEPOSIT - Each successful Bidder will be required to make a deposit in cash or by bank cashier’s or certified check of 25 percent (25%) of the successful bid on each Lot at time of knockdown. In default of such deposit, the Lot may be put up again immediately and resold.
  3. TIME OF PAYMENT – Each successful Bidder shall receive an invoice during or at the conclusion of the auction. All invoices must be paid in full by the close of business on the last day of the auction sale and prior to removing any Lot. Any other arrangements must be made with auctioneer prior to bidding. In the absence of payment or agreement by the auctioneer, title to the Lot shall not transfer to the successful Bidder and such Bidder will lose any right, title or interest such Bidder may have acquired, and the deposit paid, if any, without further notice to such Bidder. The Bidder shall nonetheless remain liable for any damages caused by the Bidder’s failure to pay.
  4. REMOVAL - All purchases must be removed not later than the date specified in the Auction Catalogue and/or announced at the sale. No Lot can, on any account, be removed during the sale. All goods are sold “Where Is.” Removal shall be at the expense, risk, and liability of the successful Bidder. Purchases will be released only on presentation of paid invoice. Auctioneer shall not be responsible for Lots not removed within the time allowed, but Auctioneer shall have the option to remove and store at the expense and risk of the successful Bidder any article purchased, but not paid for and removed within the time required.
  5. MANNER OF PAYMENT – All payments must be made by cash, bank cashier’s check or company check with a bank letter of authorization guaranteeing funds to “Cincinnati Industrial Auctioneers, Inc.” All checks for deposits and balances due shall be payable to the order of “Cincinnati Industrial Auctioneers, Inc." All invoices must be paid to representatives of the Auctioneer at the auction site unless otherwise announced. The full purchase price on all Lots sold to the same successful Bidder must be paid within the time fixed and before removal of any Lot.
  6. DISCALIMER OF ALL WARRANTIES INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE; CONDITION OF ARTICLES SOLD – The Auctioneer and any owner, seller, or secured party make no warranties express or implied as to merchantability or fitness for purpose whatsoever. All such express or implied warranties are expressly excluded hereby. No oral statement or other writing by any person negates this exclusion. If you think you have received any assurance or warranty of any kind as to a Lot offered in this auction do not bid on such item unless the Auctioneer has signed a writing specifically directed to you and identifying the Lot and stating the modification of this exclusion The Auctioneer shall not be responsible for the correct description, genuineness, authenticity of, or defect in any Lot, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No sale will be set aside nor allowance made on account of any incorrectness, error in commentary, cataloging, or any imperfection not noted. No deduction, credit or avoidance shall be allowed on damaged articles, all Lots being exposed for public exhibition are purchased and accepted by successful Bidder “AS IS”, “WHERE IS” and “WITH ALL FAULTS”. Auctioneer makes no warranties or guarantees whatsoever whether written, oral or implied as to quality, quantity, condition, usability, salability, weight, measurement, age, model, mechanical condition, performance or other specifications and all sales made are utterly without recourse.
  7. CLAIMS – No Claims will be allowed after removal of Lots from premises.
  8. RESPONSIBILITY FOR NON-DELIVERY- Auctioneer, any owner, seller or secured party shall not, in any event, be liable to any Bidder for non-delivery of any Lot or for any other matter or thing, other than for the return to the successful Bidder of the deposit or sum paid on said Lot, should the successful Bidder be entitled thereto. This means that if are a successful Bidder and for any reason your Lot is not made available to you, you agree that the damages you may claim for such non-delivery are limited to the amounts you have paid and you waive any claim for damages for lost profits, opportunity, the value of the Lot in excess of the purchase price, your time, expenses, incidental and consequential damages, all of which are expressly waived. 
  9. COMPLIANCE WITH TERMS OF SALE – In default of payment of invoices in full within the time therein specified, the Auctioneer in addition to all other remedies allowed by law, may retain all monies received as deposit or otherwise, as liquidated damages. Lots not paid for and removed within the time allowed herein may be resold at public or private sale without further notice, and any deficiency, together with all expenses and charges of re-sale, will be charged to the defaulting successful Bidder.
  10. RISK TO PERSON AND PROPERTY – Persons attending during exhibition, sale, or removal of Lots assume all risks of damage of or loss to person and property and specifically release the Auctioneer from liability therefore and agree to indemnify and hold the Auctioneer harmless from any loss, claim, liability, cost, or expense caused all or in part by such person(s). Neither the auctioneer nor his principal shall be liable by reason of any defect in or condition of the premises on which the exhibition, sale, or removal of Lots is held.
  11. ADDITION TO OR WITHDRAWAL FROM SALE – The Auctioneer reserves the right to alter the order of the sale, withdrawal from the sale any of the Lots or parts thereof or to sell at this sale Lots not listed, and also reserves the right to group one or more Lots into one or more selling Lots or to subdivide into two or more selling Lots, or make any combination thereof which Auctioneer in its sole discretion determines. Whenever the best interest of the Seller will be served, the Auctioneer reserves the right to sell Lots in bulk.
  12. SALE BY ESTIMATED WEIGHT, COUNT OR MEASURE – Where items are sold by estimated weight, count, or measure, the successful Bidder will be invoiced for and required to pay for the estimated weight, count, or measure. If upon delivery any shortage exists, the successful Bidder will receive a credit at the rate of the bid. If there be an excess, the successful Bidder will be required to take and pay for such excess, at the rate of the bid.
  13. DISPUTE BETWEEN BIDDERS/BID INCREMENTS – If any dispute arises between two or more Bidders, the Auctioneer may decide the same or put the Lot up for sale again at once, or resell to the highest Bidder. The Auctioneer may reject a nominal or fractional bid advance in the Auctioneer’s sole discretion
  14. RESERVE – The Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any and all bids. On Lots upon which there is a reserve, the Auctioneer shall have the right to bid on behalf of the seller, owner or secured party and shall have no obligation to denote or announce such reserve or bid. 
  15. RECORDS – The record of sale kept by the Auctioneer and bookkeeper will be taken as final in the event of any dispute.
  16. AGENCY – The Auctioneer is acting as agent only and is not responsible for the acts of its principals.
  17. SALES TAX – All sales are subject to state and local taxes, which will be collected from the successful Bidder unless a proper exemption certificate including tax-exempt number is presented at the time of payment.
  18. BUYER’S PREMIUM – The Auctioneer in its sole discretion may impose a Buyer’s Premium on any Lots sold. The Buyer’s Premium is a percentage that is added to the final purchase price of any Lot.
  19. SHIPPING – All coolants, oil and fluids must be drained from all machinery and equipment prior to removal. All of the above must be shipped in compliance with state and federal regulations. Unless otherwise expressly provided in writing, preparation and shipment shall be at the sole responsibility and cost of the successful Bidder.
  20. INSURANCE – All successful Bidders, or the their riggers must provide the Auctioneer and the owner of the premises of the sale a certificate of insurance in amounts acceptable to the Auctioneer prior to removal of any Lot.
  21. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS – Except as set forth in Section 6 above, the Auctioneer may modify or supplement these terms and conditions of sale by language in the catalog available at the sale site or by announcement at the start of the sale.

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2020 Dunlap Street
Cincinnati, OH 45214

Phone: 513-241-9701
Fax: 513-241-6760

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Onsite Pre-Registration

Registration for onsite bidding will be available on inspection day and/or the morning of the auction.

Proceed to the auction location and bring a Photo ID, Business Card (if applicable), Federal Tax ID Number (if applicable) and form of payment (cash or check) and/or proof of financial capability.