Thousands of pieces of manufacturing equipment used at the General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) plant in Fort Wayne will be auctioned next week. Word of the company's exit from the city began circulating in January. Fort Wayne-based Charleston Auctions is conducting the sale. GE has had a presence in Fort Wayne for more than a century.

The company once employed thousands of workers in Allen County and now only has a small work force.

You can view a flyer detailing the 2-day sale by clicking here.

Charleston Auctions has run similar events for GE plants before, including one attended by hundreds of bidders in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Sources: Charleston Auctions, Inside INdiana Business

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