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Fire Not Expected to Delay Mt. Vernon Mixer Project

(Akron/Tire Review) A fire on Monday destroyed the headquarters of Guinzy Construction, the company charged with installing a building to house the new mixer at Continental Tire North America’s (CTNA) tire plant in Mt. Vernon, Ill., according to the Morning Sentinel newspaper.

Nevertheless, the company will continue with its plans to erect the building, which will house a state-of-the-art tandem mixer. The building alone will cost  $5.3 million, according to Hank Eisenga, CTNA’s plant manager.

The newspaper report stated that the fire consumed the roof and office area of the building, but most important documents and heavy machinery were saved.

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