Door Skins Supplier Denied Quick Win In Antitrust Suit

Law360, Washington (February 9, 2018, 5:06 PM EST) -- A Virginia federal judge Friday shot down an Oregon-based door skins supplier’s bid to escape antitrust claims, saying there are factual disputes as to whether a 2012 merger enabled the company to engage in anti-competitive behavior to the detriment of a Texas doormaker.

Senior U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne rejected Jeld-Wen Inc.’s claim that doormaker Steves and Sons Inc. had failed to show that changes to the pricing and quality of Jeld-Wen’s molded door skins are the result of anti-competitive impacts from the supplier’s 2012...
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Case Title

Steves and Sons, Inc. v. Jeld-Wen, Inc.


Case Number

3:16-cv-00545

Court

Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

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Robert E. Payne

Date Filed

June 29, 2016

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