Fire at Siegburg plant - Press releases
Siegburg, 2022-12-08, 17:55 (Press release No. 4)
Emergency management declares fire extinguished
The emergency management has now officially declared the fire extinguished. The fire originated in an ink production building located on the factory premises. The cause is still unclear and is being further investigated.
Siegburg, 2022-12-08, 17:20 (Press release No. 3)
All-clear: Fire extinguished in Siegwerk – one injured person, all clear for the neighborhood
The fire in the Siegwerk plant has been extinguished in the interim. Among the emergency personell there is one injured person from the Siegwerk plant fire department team. The fire had started in an ink production building located on the plant premises. The cause is still unclear and is under further investigation.
In the meantime, measurements on the Siegburg plant site have shown that there was no health hazard at any time, only an odor nuisance. The all-clear can therefore be given for the neighborhood. Residents had been advised to avoid the area. Windows and doors may now be opened again.
Our thanks go to all emergency services for their support.
Siegburg, 2022-12-08, 17:08 (Press release No. 2)
All-clear: For reasons as yet unknown, a fire broke out in a production hall at the Siegburg site at around 2:45 pm. During the initial response, one firefighter was injured. The fire department was on the scene immediately and was able to prevent further spread. The fire has now been extinguished. Windows and doors can be opened again.
Siegburg, 2022-12-08, 15:40 (Press release No. 1)
Fire at Siegburg plant – Factory fire brigade in action
For reasons as yet unknown, a fire broke out in a production hall at the Siegburg site at around 2:45 pm. The plant fire department is working together with external crews. The plant management will keep you informed about further developments.
Siegwerk, a family company in its sixth generation, is one of the leading international manufacturers of printing inks and individual solutions for packaging, labels and catalogues. The company employs around 5,000 people worldwide in more than 30 national organizations with its headquarters in Siegburg near Cologne.
Dr. Daniel Drochner
Plant manager on duty
Tel.: +49 (0)2241 304-444
Press telephone: +49 (0)2241 304165
Dr. Bettina Horenburg
Manager Corporate Communications
Tel.: +49 (0)2241 304-732