Lawsuit targets former Harsco exec

Jul 03, 2014 | 11:37 AM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  Harsco, Edw. C. Levy Co., Clyde Kirkwood, lawsuit, trade secrets, unfair competition, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — Harsco Corp. is suing a former executive for allegedly passing company secrets to two competitors and diverting business opportunities.

The Camp Hill, Pa.-based mill service provider has accused Clyde Kirkwood of Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Dearborn, Mich.-based Edw. C. Levy Co. of violating the Pennsylvania Trade Secrets Act and unfair competition, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania.

Kirkwood resigned from Harsco June 3 after 23 years with the company, holding positions that included chief technology officer and vice president of commercial in its metals and minerals division. ....





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