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Martek fire fallout

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Fire at supplier DSM's Belvidere, N.J. ARA manufacturing plant will cause an estimated $5 mil. to $10 mil. loss in sales this quarter, Martek estimates in a May 17 statement. The fire shut down ARA production, which could be discontinued at the facility for a period of weeks. The full impact on the firm's revenues "will be determined once the extent of equipment damage is further assessed." Separately, Martek announced the filing of a universal SEC-shelf registration statement May 21 for debt securities, stock and warrants with a value of up to $200 mil...

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