Scapa Group confirmed the unfortunate death of one of its employees on Wednesday, following a workplace accident at the company's Dunstable site on Tuesday evening.
The AIM-traded company, which is a global manufacturer and supplier of adhesive-based products for the Healthcare and Industrial markets, has launched an immediate investigation following the incident.

Heejae Chae, chief executive of Scapa Group, said: “It is with great sadness that I confirm a fatal accident at our Dunstable site. I and all my colleagues at Scapa offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.”

Scapa was founded in 1927 and has another UK location in Manchester as well as 11 other countries in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

As of 1620 BST, Scapa Group's shares were up 0.24% at 494.00p.