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Metsä Tissue's Düren mill in Germany hit by fire, production on PM5 shut down until further notice

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Metsä Tissue's Düren mill in Germany hit by fire, production on PM5 shut down until further notice

January 13, 2020 - 00:50
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ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -A fire broke out late Friday evening 10 January 2020 at PM5 at Metsä Tissue’s Düren mill in Germany. The fire was caused by a short cut at a cable tray at the bottom floor.

The mill’s personnel extinguished the fire before the fire department arrived at the mill. The fire caused no injuries.

Production at the PM5 has been shut down until further notice.

Metsä Tissue

With its high-quality tissue and greaseproof papers, Metsä Tissue makes life more comfortable for consumers, customers and end-users every day. Metsä Tissue is a leading tissue paper products supplier to households and professionals in Europe and the world’s leading supplier of greaseproof papers. Our main brands are Lambi, Serla, Mola, Tento, Katrin and SAGA. With production units in five countries, we employ a total of about 2,800 people. Our sales in 2018 were EUR 1 billion. Metsä Tissue is part of Metsä Group.