Bad Paint Ruined $40M USAF Job, Container Co. Says

Law360, New York (February 13, 2013, 8:34 PM EST) -- Shipping container manufacturer Sea Box Inc. on Tuesday accused paint maker The Valspar Corp. of sabotaging Sea Box’s $40 million contract with the U.S. Air Force and breaching a contract by hiding the fact that it sold defective paint used to coat more than 5,000 containers.  

According to Sea Box’s complaint, Valspar had provided oil-based paint to Sea Box prior to 2008, when Sea Box got an opportunity to bid on the contract for coated containers. For the Air Force contract, though, Valspar introduced a...
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