Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Corning Inc. and Corning International Kabushiki Kaisha
Current Parent Company: 
Corning
Penalty: 
$583,333
Year: 
2020
Date: 
July 15, 2020
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Corning agreed to pay $583,333 to the state of California in settlement of allegations it engaged in illegal bid rigging and antitrust violations to illegally inflate the prices of ceramic substrates used in catalytic converters. This was part of several multi-state allegations with separate settlements.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
glass & ceramic products
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Parent company note: 
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