Castelli Cheese USA

Italian Cheese Manufacturing

Date & Time

Sept. 8-24, 2020

Location

5151 Fairbanks Rd, Ashville, NY 14710

Inspection

Call 412-765-1170 to Schedule

Auction of Real Estate and Equipment Pursuant to US Bankruptcy Court Docket 19-33830-JKS


   

Nuova Castelli Group, the second largest Italian cheese manufacturer, invested several million dollars to purchase the assets of Empire Specialty Cheese manufacturing plant in Chautauqua County, NY. The company acquired new equipment, and maintained relationships with hundreds of local milk suppliers. Nuova Castelli Group, founded in 1892, is based in Reggio Emilia, Italy. The company operates 14 plants and 11 distribution centers throughout Europe.

Featured Equipment:

Cheese Making

  • (3) 18,000 LB Capacity Horizontal Cheese Vats
  • S/S Fines Saver
  • S/S Paddle Blender
  • 2009 Feldmeier 400 Gallon Ribbon Blender
  • (2) 800 Gallon S/S Ricotta Tanks
  • Rima Speed Whey Draining Roller
  • Rima Cooker
  • Rima Formatrice D461/1600
  • (2) Rima Coolers
  • CDM Stretcher
  • CDM Inox Cutter
  • Brine System

Pasteurization

  • AGC 5-Zone S/S Frame Plate Heat Exchanger, 150 Gallon Hinged-Lid S/S Balance Tank, 8-Pass S/S Holding Tube, Fristam Pumps, Valves and Control Panel
  • 5,000 LB Per Hour Whey Pasteurizer with AGC 4-Zone S/S Frame Plate Heat Exchanger, 15-Pass S/S Holding Tube, 150 Gallon Hinged-Lid S/S Balance Tank, (2) Fristam Pumps, Valves and Control Panel with (2) ABB Commander 1900 Chart Recorders and Anderson Readouts
  • Tetra Pak S/S Frame Plate Heat Exchanger
  • (3) Hot Water Sets
  • Alfa-Laval Whey Separator Model HMRPX-214TGV-74-66
  • Westfalia Milk Separator Model MSA-160-01-076

Ultra-Filtration

  • Filtration Engineering Ultra Filtration System Model 600-UF-40, with (10) 8” x 14’ S/S Vessels, (2) Stage Pumps, Feed Skid with (2) S/S Tanks and Fristam Pump

S/S Silos

  • (3) 40,000 Gallon Jacketed S/S Silos
  • 30,000 Gallon S/S Water Silo
  • 6,000 Gallon Jacketed S/S Silo
  • (3) 2-Compartment 6,000 Jacketed S/S Silos

S/S Tanks

  • (2) Walker 500 Gallon Dome-Top Dish-Bottom S/S Mixing Tanks
  • (3) 1,000 Gallon Dome-Top Dish-Bottom S/S Mix Tanks
  • (3) DCI 500 Gallon Dome-Top Dish-Bottom S/S Tanks
  • Mueller 800 Gallon S/S Farm Tank

Receiving/Blending

  • 300 Gallon Likwifier
  • 2-Bay Receiving Platform with Pumps and CIP System
  • SPX High Shear Pump
  • (2) SPX Positive Displacement Pumps Model 130

Packaging

  • Pro Max Vacuum Packager Model DC-650-FBH
  • Holmatic Cup Filler Model PR-1
  • Multivac R230MC
  • 2017 Repak RE20
  • 2017 Mirebec Intec EWK3015TS Checkweigher/Metal Detector
  • Garvey 60” S/S Packoff Table
  • 2019 Koss Mozzarella Slicer
  • Tamper Evident Cup Sealer Model XST-3000
  • Safeline Metal Detector
  • 3MMatic & Little David Case Taper

CIP/COP Systems

  • 3-Tank CIP System
  • 12’ S/S COP Trough
  • Avery Weigh Tronix Digital Scales Model ZM301
  • 300 Gallon S/S Tank
  • SPX Positive Displacement Pump Model 018U1

Laboratory

  • Foss Dairy Scan
  • Foss FT1 Milkoscan
  • VWR Incubator

Utilities

  • (2) 2014 Miura Boiler Model LS200-SG-07
  • (8) 3-Fan and 2-Fan Evaporative Blowers
  • Miura Water Softener
  • Etter Boiler Water Feed System
  • Air Compressor

Miscellaneous

  • Assorted Tote Bins
  • Ice Machine