ENERGIZER® hires Schneider Industries to sell Surplus Equipment

SAINT LOUIS, MO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - An Auction of the surplus equipment from the closure of the ENERGIZER® battery and flashlight manufacturing plant in Saint Albans, Vermont will occur on Thursday, December 5, 2013.  This is part of ENERGIZER®'s global restructuring project that includes plants in Missouri and Malaysia.

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On Thursday, December 5, 2013 commencing at 8:30 am CST, over 1,100 lots of manufacturing equipment for metal working, packaging, plastic injection molding and battery production will be put to Auction.  Buyers can purchase items online and onsite.  Included in this sale are seventeen (17) Van Dorn plastic injection molding machines.  Inspection of the inventory will occur one day prior to the sale, on Wednesday, December 4 from 9 am to 4 pm CST on-location at 75 Swanton Road, Saint Albans, Vermont, 05478.  For more information about this sale, contact Schneider Industries at 314-863-7711.

In the 1890's, the first dry cell battery was introduced for consumer use.  In 1898, came the first handheld flashlight.  Over the next century, the name changed until 1980 when Everyready® introduced the ENERGIZER® brand.  That same year the first lithium coin cells were introduced.  In 1992, the AA lithium battery was launched to great success. Today ENERGIZER® has operations in over 50 countries and distribution in more than 160 nations

ENERGIZER® Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: ENR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is a consumer goods company operating globally in the broad categories of personal care and household products. ENERGIZER®'s Personal Care Division offers a diversified range of consumer products in the wet shave, skin care, feminine care and infant care categories. Their portfolio includes well established brand names such as Schick® and Wilkinson Sword® men's and women's shaving systems and disposables; Edge® and Skintimate® shave preparations; Playtex® tampons, gloves and infant feeding products; Banana Boat® and Hawaiian Tropic® sun care products and Wet Ones® moist wipes. ENERGIZER®'s Household Products Division offers consumers the broadest range of portable power solutions, anchored by our universally recognized ENERGIZER® and Eveready® brands.

Schneider Industries has been appointed to conduct this sale due to their continued expertise in corporate asset management.  From a single piece of equipment to an entire facility, including the real estate, Schneider Industries is a proven leader in asset liquidation by providing experience, integrity, transparency and always, a professional commitment.  Some of their clients include Nestle, Anheuser-Busch, Revlon, General Mills and Berry Plastics, to name a few.  Since 1993, Schneider Industries has successfully extended its reach throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America and Russia.

Another surplus equipment auction for ENERGIZER® will occur in early 2014 that will also be managed by Schneider Industries.  Excess equipment from the ENERGIZER® plant in Maryville, Missouri will be offered through an onsite and online auction. Full details to be announced in the near future.

SOURCE Energizer




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