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JM Eagle makes case for direct verdict, new trial


May 16, 2014 2:53 pm ET

Last year a jury found that J-M Manufacturing Co. had violated the False Claims Act by falsely representing that its pipe products met industry standards in order to receive government payments from dozens of public utilities between 1996 and 2006....

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China's pipe makers adopt voluntary code in face of safety worries


April 3, 2014 2:32 pm ET

China's plastics pipe trade association wants the industry to clean up its act and stop using recycled materials and the neurotoxin lead to manufacture drinking water pipe.

Watts settles lawsuit over plastic connector


April 3, 2014 11:25 am ET

Plumbing specialties major Watts Regulator Co. has settled a class action suit alleging design flaws in a plastic nut that connects a flexible hose from a home's water supply to a toilet.

Brief filed in latest JM Eagle legal case


March 31, 2014 11:54 am ET

Phillips & Cohen LLP, the law firm accused of defamation and trade libel by JM Eagle, has hired an outside legal team, which has filed a motion in a California state court seeking to strike the PVC pipe maker's lawsuit.

Toilet seat maker seeks buyer


March 10, 2014 8:54 pm ET

Sanderson Plumbing Products, Inc. is planning to unload its toilet seat business after more than 120 years.

Plastic pipe becoming more popular in Europe


January 28, 2014 10:45 am ET

Consulting group Ceresana Research said plastics pipe is becoming more popular, in comparison with other materials such as aluminum, concrete, cast iron, copper and steel, thanks to their low weight, resistance to corrosive effects and chemicals and ease in handling and installation.

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