Fire breaks out at Thomson Press paper warehouse

A fire broke out at one of the paper warehouses of Thomson Press located in Sector 58, Faridabad, in Haryana on 25 April at 5 pm. The facility was closed when the incident took place, and no injuries have been reported.

29 Apr 2020 | By Rahul Kumar

According to local fire brigade officials, who controlled the fire, it was caused due to a short circuit. 

Established in 1967, Thomson Press has four production units in Delhi-NCR. The largest and flagship unit of the press in Faridabad is spread in 200,000-sqft area. The fully integrated print production unit is equipped with RMGT sheetfed offset and Goss heatset web offset printing press. Thomson Press exports to more than 100 countries globally.

The company is ISO 9001:2015; ISO 14001:2015; FSC; PEFC; SA8000:2014; SMETA/SEDEX; and ISO 45001:2018 certified and has trained a lot of print professionals through its educational programmes.

Thomson Press is one of the best commercial and magazines printers in the country. It is also known for its Bible printing. Bibles printed at Thomson Press can be found in all continents.

According to a source close to PrintWeek, the fire would prove to be huge loss for Thomson Press, as the warehouse was filled with different types of papers in web rolls for long-run jobs and bible printing, and a large amount of glaze paper for magazine printing.