Fire destroys window/door pultruder’s plant

Pultruder Omniglass Ltd.’s manufacturing facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba was destroyed by fire in January of this year.

Omniglass Ltd.’s 60,000 ft2 (55,574m2) manufacturing facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba was destroyed by fire in January of this year. Omniglass, one of the first pultruders of commercial fiberglass window and door components in North America, was a subsidiary of Serious Energy (Sunnyvale, Calif.). The remaining assets of the plant, including tooling and machinery, have been auctioned and there are no plans to rebuild the facility, according to Robert Clarke, director of marketing at Serious Energy. 

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