Boss devastated after huge Daly Plastics fire in Horwich

The Daly Plastics site after the fire was extinguished

The Daly Plastics site after the fire was extinguished

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THE boss of the firm whose premises were severely damaged in a huge blaze said he has been left devastated by the incident.

Daly Plastics' premises on the Horwich Loco Works site were destroyed in a huge fire yesterday.

Simon Daly founded Daly Plastics with his brother Phillip in 2010 and said things were going so well that they were considering expansion.

Mr Daly, who employs seven people, will be working with fire investigation experts and insurance bosses to get his firm back on track.

Daly Plastics rents two units at the Loco Works.

It recycles existing plastic products into new ones and has 10 regular customers in Bury, Preston and other areas in the North West.

Mr Daly added: “We started the firm after some of us were made redundant from a firm in Leigh. My family have been in the plastics business since 1988 and it is our craft.

“We started this business with £15,000 and have built it up.

“It was only on Wednesday that we were looking at getting hold of a new extruder so we could expand.

“Our workers have been very loyal to us and we will try to do the right thing by them and our customers too. Now we will have to handle the insurance and it will be four to six weeks before we are back on our feet.”

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12:43pm Fri 28 Feb 14

Comment777 says...

A new extruder so we can expand...surely an in business joke...
A new extruder so we can expand...surely an in business joke... Comment777
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6:52pm Fri 28 Feb 14

keithyno.1 says...

Comment777 wrote:
A new extruder so we can expand...surely an in business joke...
Yeah, I bet the guy's really in a joking mood right now, Comment777, after seeing his business burnt down. What a complete kn*b you are!!
[quote][p][bold]Comment777[/bold] wrote: A new extruder so we can expand...surely an in business joke...[/p][/quote]Yeah, I bet the guy's really in a joking mood right now, Comment777, after seeing his business burnt down. What a complete kn*b you are!! keithyno.1
  • Score: 4

2:52pm Sat 1 Mar 14

Replytohatersandscum says...

ummm wanting to expand then theres a fire insurance job me thinks and even if it wasnt im going to presume this because thats what trolls on here do
ummm wanting to expand then theres a fire insurance job me thinks and even if it wasnt im going to presume this because thats what trolls on here do Replytohatersandscum
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