Price fixing allegations rock TiO2

By Simon Moores
Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

DuPont, Huntsman, Kronos, Millennium & Cristal accused; Anti-trust class action filed over 2001 Finland meeting; Haley Paint Co. seeks three-fold damages

North American paint company, Haley Paint Co. is alleging that five titanium dioxide (TiO2) producers have conspired to fix pigment prices in a federal anti-trust class action in Baltimore, Maryland USA.

The accusations are levelled at four US companies: DuPont, Huntsman International LLC, Kronos Worldwide, Inc. and Millennium Inorganic Chemicals;...

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