Polyurethane Foam Cos. Hit With 6th Price-Fixing Suit
Law360, New York (August 23, 2010) -- Cambridge of California Inc. has slapped 11 defendants, including Hickory Springs Manufacturing Co. and Carpenter Co., with a putative class action claiming that a price-fixing conspiracy caused direct purchasers to pay too much for polyurethane foam, adding to a recent spate of cases over the alleged scheme.
Gardena, Calif.-based furniture maker Cambridge filed its complaint, signed by Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP's Daniel Brockett, on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...
Hickory Springs Named In Polyurethane Antitrust Suit
Law360, New York (August 17, 2010) -- A carpet seller has lodged a putative class action against Hickory Springs Manufacturing Co. and other polyurethane distributors, saying they fixed prices and agreed not to share customers in violation of the Sherman and Clayton acts.
Jamestown, N.Y.-based Piazza's Carpet & Tile Shop Inc. lodged a complaint Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, citing excerpts of allegedly anti-competitive meetings...