MIAMI, OKLA. (June 13, 10:15 a.m. ET) — Plastic fuel can molder Blitz USA Inc. will shut operations after unsuccessfully trying to reorganize under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection since Nov. 9, 2011, according to a newspaper report. The July 31 shutdown will affect 117 employees. Blitz has been facing a storm of lawsuits blaming its products for consumer injuries caused by fires. The firm spent some $30 million on product liability suits and owes $3.5 million in legal fees.
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