On Oct. 17, Silberline (www.silberline.com) experienced a flash fire at its Tidewood, PA facility. The fire was extinguished quickly and all materials were contained in safe vessels inside the plant. There was no danger to the community.
The incident was contained within the Advanced Manufacturing area, and specifically limited to the company’s StarBrite vacuum metallized flake operation. No other portions of the facility were affected, and all Silberline products other than StarBrite continue to be manufactured and supplied without any interruption.
Four Silberline employees were present at the time of the incident and treated at nearby hospitals. Two were released later that night. Two were admitted and, at press time, were undergoing treatment for burn injuries. Silberline promptly initiated a thorough investigation into the incident.
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