Kurt Orban sues PCK, claims shipments of pipe defective

Sep 23, 2013 | 02:18 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  Kurt Orban Partners, Panyu Chu Kong Steel Pipe, PCK, American Petroleum Institute, API, API5LB, steel pipe, lawsuit Ward

NEW YORK — Kurt Orban Partners LLC filed a lawsuit against Panyu Chu Kong Steel Pipe Co. Ltd. (PCK), claiming the Chinese pipe maker knowingly delivered material that didn’t adhere to American Petroleum Institute (API) specifications and covered up the faults with an application of heavy lacquer.

"Defendant knew or reasonably should have known that the product it intended to ship to the plaintiff did not comply with the (API) 5LB standards and specifications and applied the heavy lacquer to cover up the defects of the product," lawyers from San Diego-based Solomon, Ward, Seidenwurm &....

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