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A tale of two online auctions

Wednesday, 16 January 2019
By Wayne Robinson

Up for auction: Dotprint’s Heidelberg CD 102, plus a heap of finishing gear

Changing times at two printing outfits, Dotprint in Springvale and Cardboard Containers in Rosebery  sees a heap of printing and convertuing equipment up for auction.

The plant and equipment for a complete B1 printing operation is being auctioned next week, as the kit as Springvale, Vic, operation Dotprint goes under the hammer.

At the same time surplus plant from Cardboard Containers in Rosebery NSW is also going up for auction, as the company merges with another Sydney print nd packaging outfit.

The online auctions will last from January 23 to February 5, and is online at A viewing day has been slated for 30 January at 31 Rosalie Street, Springvale, Vic, and at 45/49 Dunning Street, Rosebery, NSW, on the same day.

Centrepiece of the Dotprint auction is a Heidelberg CD 102-5 (1998), a five-colour automated 102 Carton Diameter (CD) offset press, with 199 million impressions. Finishing equipment includes two Polar guillotines, three Heidelberg cylinders,, two Muller-Martini saddles stitchers, and three MBO folders.

The Cardboard Containers auction sees a Bobst SP 900 E available for bids. It was manufactured in 1972, reconditioned and upgraded 2005. Also available is a Keck boxmaker, two Heidelberg cylinders and a 1973 Solna four-colour offset press.

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