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Company: AFG Industries Inc.
Current Parent CompanyAGC Inc.
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Penalty: $19,800,000
Year: 2000
Date: February 16, 2000
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: AFG Industries (which later changed its name to AGC Flat Glass) agreed to pay nearly $20 million to settle litigation alleging it was part of a conspiracy to fix the prices of flat glass.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Western District of Pennsylvania
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:97mc550 MDL 1200
Case Name: In re: Flat Glass Antitrust Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: Japan
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: building materials
Specific Industry of Current Parent: glass products
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