Explosion at Corbion Caravan Manufacturing Facility in Grandview, Mo.

Corbion Caravan's Grandview, Mo., manufacturing facility experienced an explosion in the early morning hours of Wednesday March 11, 2015. The Grandview fire crew and emergency personnel responded quickly to the fire alarm and were on the scene in minutes. Of the 15 employees working the night shift, three were taken to the hospital for evaluation. Two have been released. We will provide an update on the other employee as it becomes available.

The safety and well-being of our employees is our top priority. A full investigation is underway into the cause of the explosion.

Our Grandview manufacturing facility produces dry blend ingredients and emulsifiers for sale to the bakery and food industries.

For more information, please contact:

Cheri Tabel, Manager, Communications & Media
(913) 890-5541, cheri.tabel@corbion.com 

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