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Rustins back in production within week of fire

Published: 19 January 2018 - Fiona Garcia
 

Woodcare and specialist paint manufacturer, Rustins’ facilities are already up and running, working to replenish the stock that was destroyed in huge blaze that devastated the warehouse and offices at its site in North London.

Nearly 100 firefighters and officers attended the major fire, which broke out on the evening of Monday, January 8 at Rustins on Waterloo Road, Staples Corner. The company confirmed that the blaze “destroyed the majority of our finished goods and our administrative offices”.

However, manufacturing facilities were not damaged and the factory was back in operation by Monday, January 15, working to replace the stock that was lost.

Rustins said this week: “Shortly after the fire we restored our IT systems and our administrative activities are back and functioning. We will take orders and despatch products as stocks are replenished.”

The company added that it is grateful for the response from the industry. “We are grateful for the messages of support from our customers, suppliers and others in the industry.  Thank you all for your continued support.”

Whilst several phone lines are still down, customers can still reach Rustins on its main number, 020 8450 4666 or email info@rustins.co.uk

 

 

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