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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.

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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.

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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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