Manufacturers of polyurethane foam were accused of colluding to fix prices of polyurethane foam and polyurethane products in the US and Europe. Polyurethane foam is used for cushioning and insulation in residential and commercial furnishing, bedding, flooring, automotive interiors, carpet underlay and in many industrial, packaging and technical applications. In the US, the direct purchasers accuse the defendants of conspiring from January 1, 1999 to July 31, 2010 to fix the price of polyurethane foam. In April 2013 Vitafoam and Vitafoam Products Canada agreed to pay over $10 million to claimants.
Persons and entities that directly purchased flexible polyurethane foam in the US from a defendant from January 1, 1999 through July 31, 2010. A settlement is anticipated for both direct and indirect purchasers.
- A-Z Sponge & Foam Products Ltd.
- Carpenter Company
- Carpenter Holdings & ER Carpenter LP
- Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company
- Flexible Foam Products Inc.
- Future Foam Inc.
- FXI-Foamex Innovations Inc.
- Leggett & Platt Inc.
- Mohawk Industries
- Otto Bock Polyurethane Technologies
- Plastomer Corporation
- Scottdel Inc.
- The Woodbridge Group
- Valle Foam Industries Inc.
- Vitafoam Inc.
- Vitafoam Products Canada Ltd.
|Carpenter Company, Holdings & ER Carpenter LP||$108,000,000|
|Leggett & Platt Inc||$40,000,000|
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