Glass Canada

Window contractor alleges price fixing

April 13, 2011  By Glass Magazine

April 12, 2011 – Jeld-Wen, a Klamath Falls, Ore., window and door contractor, filed a complaint on March 28 in the U.S. District
Court for the District of Oregon Medford Division alleging that AGC
Flat Glass North America, Alpharetta, Guardian Industries, Pilkington North America and PPG
Industries “contracted, conspired or combined to fix,
raise, maintain or stabilize prices of, and allocate business for, flat
glass they sold in the United States during the claim period,” January
1, 2002, through at least December 31, 2006. Consequently, Jeld-Wen had
to pay "inflated prices" for  approximately $100 million in glass
products that it bought directly from the defendants during the claim
period, the complaint states. | Read more

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