Following facility closure, assets from U.S. Paper Converters Inc. to be sold via public auction on

APPLETON, WI—(Marketwired – December 08, 2017) – Paper converting equipment and machinery from U.S. Paper Converters Inc. will be sold in a public auction on December 14th on

The Wisconsin–based paper converter announced plans to shut down its Appleton facility in late October. The plant specialized in converting paper, packaging, film and non–woven products. The closure is the latest in a series of closures and layoffs from paper companies in the Fox Valley estimated to have affected more than 850 jobs.

BIDITUP Auctions Worldwide, a California–based auction firm, in conjunction with Maynards, an auction firm specializing in bankruptcy and liquidation auctions, will conduct the online auction. BIDITUP is considered a global leader in asset conversion, offering auction, real estate, and appraisal services to an array of markets.

To provide a live audio stream and enable online bidding, the event will be hosted on The auction is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. CT on Thursday, Dec. 14th, 2017. Interested buyers are invited to register for the auction on to participate in the auction.

Equipment available for bid includes late model paper converting equipment, such as dual rotary knife sheeters, slitter–rewinders, unwind stands, guillotine cutters and balers; material handling and rollstock equipment, such as roll clamp trucks and forklifts; as well as machine shop and general plant support equipment.

To view the complete auction catalog, click here.

Featured equipment includes:

  • 65″ Marquip eCon Dual Rotary Sheeter
  • 110″ Voith Conwind II Two Drum Slitter Rewinder
  • 130″ A&F Slitter Rewinder
  • 76″ E.C.H. Will Dual Rotary Knife Sheeter
  • Yale 12,000 Lb. Cap. Roll Clamp Truck


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