MSI confirms an accidental fire at its Chinese PCB factory
Recently, a video that appeared to show smoke pouring out of a facility associated with the OEM MSI has been circulating online. It led to reports that the facility in question was located in Bao'an, China, and is engaged in the manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCBs) for the company.
Therefore, such an incident has the potential to affect the future supply of laptops, graphics cards, motherboards and other devices from this OEM. It subsequently released a statement confiming that an "accidental fire" did indeed break out at the factory on November 5, 2020. However, the stressed that emergency procedures were implemented "immediately" in response to it.
Furthermore, firefighters were also summoned to deal with the blaze. MSI also noted that it would "continue to strengthen the education and training of personnel" in the wake of the conflagration. It also denied that any injury to humans (or damage to technology) occurred as a result of the "accident", or that the normal operations of the factory had been impaired afterward.