Daily News: October 23, 2014

Tiger Group, EquipNet to Auction Diagnostics Manufacturer Assets

Tiger Group’s Remarketing Services Division, in cooperation with EquipNet, will conduct an online sale of state-of-the-art spectrometry and other analytical, laboratory, office and computer equipment from the laboratory and manufacturing facility of Zyomyx, a manufacturer and marketer of infectious-disease diagnostic products which discontinued its operations in the third quarter of 2014.

Online bidding will close in rapid succession, live auction style, on October 28, 2014, beginning at 10:30 a.m.(PT). Previews of the various assets being offered will be held October 27, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (PT) at the company’s laboratory located at 6519 Dumbarton Circle in Fremont.

“This auction represents a unique opportunity for any labs, bioprocessing, testing and pharmaceutical facilities, and many other industries to acquire used equipment in great condition and at reasonable prices,” said Jeff Tanenbaum, president of Tiger Remarketing Services.

Key assets featured in the online auction include a PHI Quantum 2000 X-ray photoelectron spectrometer, a Biacore 3000 SPR analyzer, as well as microscopes, cytometry and other lab equipment, including microplate readers, centrifuges, biological safety cabinets and fume hoods. The assets also include office furniture, computers and equipment, including an Avaya phone system. For a full catalog of the items offered and details on how to schedule a site visit and bid, go to www.SoldTiger.com.

Zyomyx was a privately held diagnostics company that developed, manufactured and marketed point-of-care diagnostic products.