Fire at Recticel’s Czech plant may impact automotive suppliers globally

A “serious fire” at Recticel International’s Most, Czech Republic, plant has forced the company to halt production of a urethane auto interior skin product used by global automotive suppliers.

Brussels-based Recticel declared force majeure following the 22 Jan fire at one of its production halls in Most.

In a 23 Jan news release, the company said it is currently “unable to assess the damage of the plant, and production has been stopped completely. As far as can be ascertained at this stage, no one has been hurt.”

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