Board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Neuss plant down after fire

Mayr-Melnhof Neuss


A cable fire interrupted production at the Mayr-Melnhof plant in Neuss, Germany at the end of October.

The Neuss board plant in Germany of Austrian board producer Mayr-Melnhof is currently down. The company reported that production had to be stopped when a fire broke out at the site at the end of October.

According to Mayr-Melnhof, the fire lasted only a few minutes but affected a large number of cables. People were not injured. The board machine and other equipment remained undamaged.

Work on the board machine is still ongoing and should be completed within the next few days, said Mayr-Melnhof. Customers are currently being supplied from the warehouse or from other plants of the group. In Neuss, Mayr-Melnhof produces recycled board (GD) as well as offset liner and flexoliner.

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