Georgia-Pacific, Others Face New Drywall Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 5:04 PM EST) -- Drywall installer Sierra Drywall Systems Inc. launched its latest proposed class action against Georgia-Pacific LLC and eight other companies in Pennsylvania on Thursday, adding to a flurry of litigation accusing the companies of conspiring to jack up drywall prices.

Sierra Drywall, which in December filed against the companies in Illinois federal court, alleges the nine companies colluded to fix and raise prices for gypsum board — also called drywall or sheetrock — allegedly causing direct purchasers to pay inflated prices. Thursday's complaint adds to litigation filed...
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