Copper Pipe Importers Find US Support

Law360, New York (November 6, 2009, 12:52 PM EST) -- Johnson Controls Inc. has given a boost to importers of seamless refined copper pipe from China and Mexico facing an anti-dumping investigation by the U.S. International Trade Commission, saying that domestic SRC tube makers don't currently offer an alternative to Chinese and Mexican sources.

In comments filed with the ITC on Oct. 26 and made available online Thursday, JCI, which makes car lighting systems, building heating and cooling systems, batteries, and other products, said that it currently chooses to buy Chinese SRC pipe because there are...
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