Electronics Production | June 01, 2005

Schweizer plant in Schramberg on fire

A Schweizer Electronic PCB plant in Schramberg Sulgen was this morning on fire.
A major fire broke out and started in a chemical storage and a waste water treatment unit on this morning. Damages estimated to more than ten million euros have been caused. The production has now been shut down for now but will hopefully be restarted again soon, when is though not decided. The new HDI plant built in 2002 has according to the company no damages but the main building built in 1979 is severe damaged by the fire. The company reports that it's factories are "sufficiently insured" for this kind of damages.

Read more and see some pictures on the news (in German).


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