Mitsubishi Manufacturing Facility to be Auctioned

First up on the block will be the real estate auction, including the entire Mitsubishi complex, a 2,400,000-square-foot manufacturing and office complex on 636 acres that was the home of Mitsubishi North America’s manufacturing and operations since 1988.

Biditup Auctions Worldwide is announcing the real estate and entire manufacturing facility along with the entire assets of the Mitsubishi Manufacturing Facility in Normal, Illinois, is accelerating to the auction block for a complete sale in October. The joint venture between Biditup and Maynards is undertaking this massive auction of a property the size of 50 football fields and includes more than 10,000 lots of some of the most sought-after industrial machinery and plant support equipment, much of which is suitable for any manufacturing business.

First up on the block will be the real estate auction, including the entire Mitsubishi complex, a
2,400,000-square-foot manufacturing and office complex on 636 acres that was the home of
Mitsubishi North America’s manufacturing and operations since 1988. The real estate offering will
include farmland and individual properties with buildings. The sale will shift into high gear with a
four-day auction of all the assets, including: tire mounting equipment; stamping machines; injection
molding equipment; robots; CNC machines; welders; machine shop equipment; paint mixers; cast iron
and steel dies and molds; cranes, forklifts and rolling stock; vehicle equipment; office furniture,
fixtures, and appliances.

For a catalog and complete listing of the assets for sale, please visit www.biditup.com and www.maynards.com.

"A sale of this magnitude is very significant first and foremost for the huge piece of real estate that
this auction features,” says Steven Mattes, CEO of Biditup. “The size and scope of this property,
along with the many state and municipal incentives and the existing infrastructure makes this site a
perfect parcel for any development including manufacturing, offices and farmland,” Mr. Mattes says.

As to the depth and diversity of the equipment available, Taso Sofikitis, president of Maynards
says, “These top-quality assets are suitable for many different applications and industries.”

The on-site and webcast auction will begin on Tuesday, October 18, at 9 a.m. Central time, with the
real estate as the first lot up for bid. The auction for all remaining assets will continue through
Friday, October 21, commencing daily at 9 a.m. Central time. A one-day, online-only auction for the
Test and Inspection Equipment will be held the following week on Thursday, October 27 at
10 a.. Eeaster time. Previews will begin on Tuesday, October 11, and continue through Monday,
October 17. Previews will available starting at 9 a.m. CT and closing at 4:00pm CT daily.

Previews and on-site auction will be held at the Mitsubishi facility, located at 100 Mitsubishi
Motorway, Normal, Illinois 61761.