Dow loses urethane pricefixing case

ERJ staff report (RPN)

Kansas City – Dow Chemical Co. has been ordered to more than $400m (Euro 303m) to plaintiffs in an antitrust case after a jury found the company guilty of conspiring to fix prices for urethane chemicals,reports Miles Moore of Rubber & Plastics News.

The jury at the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas on 20 February found that Dow had participated in the price-fixing conspiracy, causing the plaintiffs to pay inflated prices for urethane chemicals.

However, the jury also said there is…

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