According to the CTK news agency’s Business News, the Czech company Oktopus purchased the assets of the bankrupt CZB (formerly Strojosvit – F. CZ) at an auction in late November. CZB were the only producer of tanning machines in the Czech Republic. The price paid for the assets was said to be US$1.18 million) which was actually higher than the starting price. The report is unconfirmed.