Amerimex Recycling prevails in suit against PPG Industries

May 24, 2013 | 03:50 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  Amerimex Recycling, PPG Industries, metal recycling, steel drums, breach of contract suit, Lisa Gordon

Pittsburgh — Amerimex Recycling LLC has won a breach-of-contract lawsuit against PPG Industries Inc., which it had accused of wrongly terminating a scrap metal contract.

The Lake Charles, La.-recycler, which filed the lawsuit in 2007, is entitled to $319,255.

"Nothing in its pleadings or reports to the court filed before trial suggested that PPG ever considered poor performance to be the cause behind termination of the Amerimex contract," Kathleen Kay, a magistrate judge in a U.S. District Court in Louisiana, noted in her opinion.....

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