Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Settles Charges That Its 2010 Purchase of Star Pipe’s Cast Iron Soil Pipe Business Was Anticompetitive

Today, the Federal Trade Commission accepted for public comment a proposed consent order settling charges that Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company’s 2010 purchase of Star Pipe Products, Inc.’s cast iron soil pipe (CISP) business was anticompetitive.  To help restore competition in CISP markets in the United States, the proposed order prohibits Charlotte Pipe from enforcing […]