J B Chemicals Suspends Operation At API Plant In Gujarat Due To Fire Accident
2018-07-06 Shutdown/Strikes/Disturbances Chemicals & Petrochemicals Western India
J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited informs that one reactor has exploded/caught fire at the company's API manufacturing unit at Panoli, Gujarat in the course of the manufacturing process. This has damaged surrounding civil structure and equipment. The extent of damage/loss is not known at present. The buildings and plant and machinery at the said unit are fully covered by insurance. The company presently assessing the extent of loss/damage and steps to be taken to restore the normalcy. The immediate assessment reveals that the manufacturing activity at the said unit will be affected due to the incident. However, the exact impact will be known after the assessment is over.