Alsip MiniMill machine damaged due to fire
NEW YORK, March 12, 2019 (RISI) -A fire at Alsip MiniMill’s recycled corrugating medium machine in Alsip, IL, on Mar. 6 apparently damaged the unit’s rewinder machine, contacts said. Contacts were unclear if the fire was on the rewinder or near it. Still, as a result, recovered paper shipments into the mill ceased on Mar. 6, contacts said.
The rewinder was reported today to be down and mill leaders were said to be “hoping for Thursday” Mar. 14 to restart taking in recovered paper again, one contact that sells to the mill said on Mar. 12.
The 190,000 tons/yr Chicago-area mill started ...