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Mudguard Manufacturer Eurofender Hit by Arsonist

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Last Saturday night, the Italian mudguard manufacturer Eurofender was arsonist. A part of the production facility has been damaged, but Eurofender expects to start up production by November 18 at the latest. On Saturday night some people gained access to the production hall by breaking

Mudguard Manufacturer Eurofender Hit by Arsonist

CURTAROLO, Italy – Last Saturday night, the Italian mudguard manufacturer Eurofender was arsonisted. A part of the production facility has been damaged, but Eurofender expects to start up production by November 18 at the latest.

On Saturday night some people gained access to the production hall by breaking an emergency exit after which they started a fire inside the building. Residents saw the smoke and flames and called the fire brigade who could prevent a spread of the fire.

Eurofender reports a considerable damage on the building. Fortunately the fire did not do much damage to the offices. The Extruder and Rivet machinery have both been damaged partially due to the high temperature inside the building but were not destroyed. All necessary replacement-parts for the Extruder have already been ordered. Currently the building is still under investigation but as soon as the police is ready the Extruder and Rivet will be cleaned and repaired.

Eurofender’s agent for the Benelux and Poland, Edwin Verduin, told Bike Europe: “to do everything we can to supply our customers as planned. Next week we can start checking if the products in stock were damaged by the fire.”

Eurofender was founded only 1.5 year ago by Alberto Silvestri. He is very experienced in the bicycle mudguard industry and it was expected that 2010 would be very profitable for Eurofender also thanks to some new patents and a good order forecast.

 

 

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