Riverport Company, East Tech, Files For Bankruptcy

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

An engineering and custom manufacturing firm at the Centre South Riverport has filed for bankruptcy.

East Tech Company at one time was running a second shift at the facility on River Terminal Road across from the election office.

The firm is headed by Roger W. Layne.

The bankruptcy filing says the firm has between 50 and 99 creditors.

Estimated assets are between $1 million and $10 million and estimated liabilities are between $1 million and $10 million.

Attorney David Fulton is handling the Chapter 11 bankruptcy before Judge Shelley Rucker. 

The filing says East Tech owes the IRS $98,794, the county $22,734, the city $30,595 and Georgia $3,900.

CapitalMark Bank & Trust is owed $79,139 under a line of credit.

The filing says Mr. Layne made a $350,000 loan to the company.

Among the list of suppliers who are owed is Metaltek International of Chattanooga, with a bill of $23,600.

The full list of creditors includes: 

Acctrex
112 Southpointe Blvd
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Aflac
1932 Wynnton Road
Columbus, GA 31999

ALabama Copper and Broze Co
1501 Red Hollow Road
Birmingham, AL 35215

Allegra Print & Imaging
6242 Perimeter Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Amex
P.O. Box 297871
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-7871

Ampco Metal Inc
1117 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Anchor Broze & Metal Inc.
8345 NW 66TH ST
Miami, FL 33166

Anderson Machine
4511 Dodds Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37407

AP Engineering
6053 Hudson Road Ste. 350
Saint Paul, MN 55125

Atlas Bronze
445 Bunting Ave.
Trenton, NJ 08611

Automation IG
106 Spring St
Chattanooga, TN 37405

Ben Parker Co
2901 Watauga St
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Bodycote
1690 Highway 138 Ne
Conyers, GA 30013

Braddock Metallurgical
1590 Huber St Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318

Capital Mark
c/o Gary Patrick
537 Market St Suite 202
Chattanooga, TN 37402

CapitalMark Bank & Trust
801 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Certified Maintenance Service Inc
1504 Merrill St
Chattanooga, TN 37412

Chattanooga Fire Protection
1818 Broad St
Chattanooga, TN 37408

Chattanooga Regional Manufacturing
10 Martin Luther King Blvd
Chattanooga, TN 37402

City of Chattanooga
Po Box 191
Chattanooga, TN 37401

Cooks Pest Control
2000 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406

Cornerstone Automation
4300 N Access Rd Ste A
Chattanooga, TN 37415

COS Business Products
1548 Riverside Dr
Chattanooga, TN 37406

Electrodes, Inc.
PO Box 405049
Atlanta, GA 30384

Epicor Software Corp
4120 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA 94568

Fastenal Company
4716 Rossville Blvd
Chattanooga, TN 37407

Georiga Dept of Revenue
1800 Century Blvd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30345-3205

Hamilton County Trustee
625 Georgia Ave, Room 210
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Henderson Hutcherson & McCullough, PLLC
1200 Market Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Holston Gases
1105 Stuart Street
Chattanooga, TN 37406

Humphreys Flowers
1220 Mccallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Hunter Oil Company
PO Box 3646
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Internal Revenue Service
PO Box 7346
Philadelphia, PA 19101

Ivey Cooper Services LLC
2815 Belle Arbor Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37406

J&M Tool & Cutter Grinding
38 Devils Creek Rd
Corbin, KY 40701

Kleen-A-Matic
7804 E Brainerd Rd Ste F
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Marmon Keystone
4250 Blue Ridge Industrial Parkway
Norcross, GA 30071

Mazak Corp
8025 Production Drive
Florence, KY 41042

MC Machinery Systems
1500 Michael Drive
Wood Dale, IL 60191

Metaltek International
4180 S Creek Rd,
Chattanooga, TN 37406

Misumi
1717 Penny Lane, Suite 200
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Moderntech Mechanical
1 Perimeter Park S
Birmingham, AL 35243

Motion Industries
3740 Powers Ct Ste 400
Chattanooga, TN 37416

MSC Industrial Supply
75 Maxess Road
Melville, NY 11747

National Speciality Alloys
18250 Kieth Harrow Blvd
Houston, TX 77084

Newcomb Spring Corp
9300 Spring Hill Dr
Ooltewah, TN 37363

Office Technologies
615 Bonanza Trail
Cheyenne, WY 82009

Omnie Tool Company
123 Perimeter Park Rd Ste B
Knoxville, TN 37922

Parker Industrial Tool Co
1511 E 36th St
Chattanooga, TN 37407

Pinnacle Machine Tool Inc.
12036 Highway 231 431 N,
Hazel Green, AL 35750

Pitney Bowes
c/o Cain & Winer
21210 Erwin St
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Precision Coating Inc
2840 Wood Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37406

Precision Flame Hardening
6974 Georgetown Rd Nw
Guyton, GA 31312

Preferred Computers
2115 Chapman Rd Ste 124
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Protech Metal Finishing
120 Tellico Port Rd
Vonore, TN 37885

Rain Dance Property Solutions
3146 Broad St
Chattanooga, TN 37408

Reid Supply Co
2265 Black Creek Rd
Muskegon, MI 49444

Rick's Lock & Key
PO Box 21631
Chattanooga, TN 37424

Roger Layne
129 Walnut St Unit 313
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Rossville Universal Machine
215 North Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Royal Office Equipment
108 Lee Parkway Dr
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Sentry Alarm Systems
8 Thomas Owens Way
Monterey, CA 93940

Sharrock Machine
200 Workman Rd # C
Chattanooga, TN 37410

Silvey Sheet Metal
901 E 11th St
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Southbend Hebrew Day School
206 W 8th St
Mishawaka, IN 46544

Southern Coffee Service
PO Box 4348
Chattanooga, TN 37405

Southern Fluidpower, Inc.
PO Box 16849
Chattanooga, TN 37416

Southern Tool Steel
2726 Kanasita Drive
Hixson, TN 37343

Stoudt Electric
1215 Birmingham Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37409

Summit Capital
c/o Jerry Farinash
100 W MLK Blvd Suite 816
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Techni-Cast Corp.
11220 South Garfield Avenue
South Gate, CA 90280

Tennessee American Water
1101 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

The Bailey Company
1815 Allin Street
Chattanooga, TN 37406

The Steel Store
2340 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 37408

TJ Snow Company
PO Box 22847
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Uline Shipping Supply Specialists
2200 S. Lakeside Drive
Waukegan, IL 60085

United Enertech Corp
3005 S. Hickory Street
Chattanooga, TN 37407

United Way
630 Market Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

UPS
Corporate Headquarters
5901 Peachtree Dun Road NE
Suite A460
Atlanta, GA 30329-7147

Valley Mechanical, Inc.
608 Salem Road
Rossville, GA 30741

Wells Fargo
PO Box 10347
Des Moines, IA 50306-0347




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