Graco Escapes Antitrust Class Action Over Rival Buys

Graco wins dismissal with prejudice of complaint alleging antitrust violations and anticompetitive behavior in spray foam equipment market.

March 11, 2014

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Law360, Los Angeles (March 11, 2014, 8:49 PM ET) -- A Minneapolis federal judge on Tuesday tossed a putative antitrust class action against Graco Inc. and its distributors that accused the company of buying two rivals in the spray foam equipment market in a plot to rule the market and increase prices.

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Stephen P. Safranski


Co-Chair, Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group

Anne M. Lockner


Pronouns: she/her

Kellie Lerner


Co-Chair, Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group;
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Jeffrey S. Gleason


Co-Chair, Health Care Litigation Group

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