Posts Tagged ‘ court case ’

Pilkington Ordered to Share Documents in Insurance Payout Case

Apr 15th, 2022

In its ongoing case against Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (MSI), Pilkington North America, was ordered to share documents with the insurance company after experiencing a $60 to $100 million loss caused by a tornado striking its glass manufacturing facility in Ottawa, Ill., on February 28, 2017. In early 2021, Nippon Sheet Glass, parent company of Pilkington, […]

Not Guilty Verdict for Former Sapa Extrusions Employee

Mar 28th, 2019

Dennis Merkel, a former production manager for Sapa Extrusions* in Portland, Ore., was recently found not guilty of two charges of fraud against the U.S. government, in a scheme to falsify tensile test results of aluminum extrusions between 1996 and 2006. Merkel was charged in April 2018. “Depending on the particular customer that ordered aluminum extrusions from […]

Order for Jeld-Wen to Divest Towanda Plant Upheld

Dec 18th, 2018

After a lengthy legal battle between door manufacturers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves), December 15, Federal Judge Robert E. Payne issued a final judgment, ordering that Jeld-Wen divest its Towanda, Pa.-based manufacturing plant. A court appointed “special master” will oversee the divestiture and sale of the plant. On October 5, 2018, court deliberations […]

Court Orders Jeld-Wen to Divest Towanda Over Issues of Antitrust

Oct 10th, 2018

A court ruling brought a more than year-long legal battle between door manufacturers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) to a close October 5, following a trial-by-jury process finding that Jeld-Wen’s acquisition of Craftmaster International (CMI) violated antitrust provisions. A three-day evidentiary hearing followed and, according to a court-published document, the motion by Steves […]