Primetrade files suit vs. ex-workers, Carbones

Oct 19, 2012 | 01:52 PM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  Primetrade, pig iron, hot-briquetted iron, ferroalloys, Carbones, Markus Sabert, David Petry, Eduardo Tichauer Jurriaan Hovis

NEW YORK — Primetrade Inc. has filed a lawsuit against three of its former employees and competitor Carbones-IMR USA Inc. for allegedly engaging in unfair trade practices.

Carbones lured top employees from the Charlotte, N.C., importer and distributor of pig iron, hot-briquetted iron and ferroalloys by offering them higher pay packages, and damaged Primetrade’s business by illegally acquiring confidential company information, according to the lawsuit filed in North Carolina Superior Court.....

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