Nip Impressions logo
Fri, Apr 28, 2017 07:58
Click here for Pulp & Paper Radio International
Subscription Central
Items just for you
New publication added! Advertising Arguments 2015 book
My Profile
Management Side
Technical Side
Explosion at mill injures one, causes $500,000 in damage

KAUKAUNA, Wisconsin -- An explosion on Saturday, 6 Sept 2014 at Expera Specialty Solutions' Kaukauna mill injured a worker and caused approximately $500,000 in damage, according to news reports.

Expera released a statement that said an automatic isolation valve malfunction allowed hot gas to connect with coal dust which caused the blast.

It reportedly took firefighters nearly an hour to extinguish the flames caused by the explosion. The injured employee was treated at the scene.

Expera Specialty Solutions was formed by the 2012 merger of Thilmany Papers and former Wausau Paper mills.

Printer-friendly format

Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: