DANBORO, PA, December 13, 2018 – PennEngineering, a global leader in the fastening industry, today announced its Danboro, Pennsylvania facility is operational following a fire that occurred at the plant on December 12, 2018.
PennEngineering’s safety procedures and emergency response personnel were immediately deployed, and as a result, there were no injuries from the incident. The fire which began at 1:30pm EDT was contained at approximately 2:30pm.
The Company is working closely with the local fire department and regulatory agencies to identify the cause of the fire. Company officials and staff are working to form the necessary plans to minimize the impact on its customers and employees. Leonard Kiely, President of PennEngineering says, “We are very thankful our emergency procedures were effective, and there were no injuries. PennEngineering has a plan in place to rapidly leverage our global resources to maximize manufacturing and business continuity while we assess the impact to our Danboro operations.”
With PennEngineering’s global resources and commercial continuity plan, the company expects minimal delays in demand fulfillment.
PennEngineering has a rich history as a global leader in the fastening industry since our founding in 1942. PEM®, the company’s leading brand has been recognized as the premier product in the thin sheet fastening industry for over 75 years. Today, our expanding portfolio of fastener designs and technologies continues to keep pace with the challenges presented by an ever-evolving marketplace.
Our solutions and engineering expertise benefit from ongoing investment in research, new product development, and strategic locations around the world. PennEngineering is strongly supported by manufacturing and technical facilities in the United States, Europe, and Asia and a global network of authorized engineering representatives and distributors. All are well-equipped to deliver timely and reliable solutions wherever and whenever required.
Suzanne Lawton Global Vice President – Strategic Marketing