Violation Tracker Individual Record
Three manufacturers of polyurethane foam used to create interior components for automobiles pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to fix prices to customers. Riverside Seat Co., Woodbridge Foam Fabricating Inc. and SW Foam LLC pleaded guilty to a one-count felony charge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn. According to the charge, the companies conspired with others to fix prices for polyurethane flexible slab stock automotive foam in the U.S. and elsewhere from at least as early as June 9, 2008 until at least April 20, 2009. The companies agreed to pay a total of $6,148,800 in criminal fines and to cooperate with the department's ongoing investigation.