Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Platinum Equity
Ownership Structure: 
privately held
Headquartered in: 
California
Major Industry: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Penalty total since 2000: 
$3,406,727
Number of records: 
27
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
consumer-protection-related offenses$2,700,0002
employment-related offenses$360,4572
safety-related offenses$336,27021
environment-related offenses$10,0002
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
consumer protection violation$2,700,0002
employment screening violation$355,0001
workplace safety or health violation$258,63818
aviation safety violation$77,6323
environmental violation$10,0002
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

CLIPPER WINDPOWER; DIVERSIFIED MACHINE; DIVERSIFIED MACHINE DBA DMI COLUMBUS; HAAS GROUP INTL; JOSEPH T RYERSON AND SON; JOSEPH T RYERSON AND SON DBA RYERSON TULL; JOSEPH T. RYERSON - SON, INC.; Jostens, Inc.; MULTICOLOR CORP; RYERSON; RYERSON METAL PROCESSING; Transworld Systems Inc.

Links: 

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Transworld Systems, Inc. consumer protection violation 2017 CFPB $2,500,000
Multi-Color Corporation employment screening violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $355,000
Transworld Systems Inc. consumer protection violation 2017 CT-BKG $200,000
HAAS GROUP INTERNATIONAL LLC aviation safety violation 2017 FAA $49,632
DIVERSIFIED MACHINE INC. DBA DMI COLUMBUS LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $49,000
JOSEPH T. RYERSON & SON, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $35,000
RYERSON INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $23,800
HAAS GROUP INTERNATIONAL aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $20,000
JOSEPH T. RYERSON & SON, INC. DBA RYERSON TULL workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $19,000
JOSEPH T. RYERSON & SON, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $17,500
RYERSON METAL PROCESSING workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $17,400
JOSEPH T. RYERSON & SON, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $15,573
JOSEPH T. RYERSON - SON, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $11,250
JOSEPH T. RYERSON & SON, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2020 OSHA $10,603
DIVERSIFIED MACHINE, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $10,000
HAAS GROUP INTERNATIONAL aviation safety violation 2016 FAA $8,000
RYERSON workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $7,250
JOSEPH T RYERSON & SON INC workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $7,070
RYERSON, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $7,000
JOSEPH T. RYERSON & SON, INC. DBA RYERSON TULL workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $6,125
RYERSON METALS workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $5,895
MULTI-COLOR CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $5,772
Jostens, Inc. Family and Medical Leave Act 2007 WHD $5,457
RYERSON, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $5,400
MULTI-COLOR CORPORATION environmental violation 2015 EPA $5,000
CLIPPER WINDPOWER, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $5,000
JOSTENS, INC. environmental violation 2000 EPA $5,000
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