Tech Antitrust

SAN FRANCISCO – Panasonic, Sanyo, Hitachi et al. fixed prices on “aluminum and tantalum electrolytic capacitors” for circuit boards for nearly a decade, Chip-Tech claims in Federal Court; click headline for defendants.
     Here are the defendants: Panasonic Corporation, a Japanese corporation; Panasonic Corporation Of North America; Sanyo Electric Group Ltd., a Japanese corporation; Sanyo Electronic Device (USA) Corporation; Taiyo Yuden Co. Ltd., a Japanese corporation; Taiyo Yuden (USA) Inc.; Nec Tokin Corporation, a Japanese corporation; Nec Tokin America Inc.; Kemet Corporation; Kemet Electronics Corporation; Nippon Chemi-Con Corporation, a Japanese corporation; Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd., a Japanese corporation; Nichicon Corporation, a Japanese corporation; Nichicon (America) Corporation; AVX Corporation; Rubycon Corporation, a Japanese corporation; Rubycon America Inc.; Elna Co. Ltd., a Japanese corporation; Elna America Inc.; Matsuo Electric Co. Ltd., a Japanese corporation; Toshin Kogyo Co. Ltd., a Japanese corporation; Vishay Intertechnology Inc.; Samsung Electro-Mechanics, a South Korean corporation; Samsung Electro Mechanics America Inc.; Rohm Co. Ltd., a Japanese corporation; Rohm Semiconductor USA LLC; United Chemi-Con Corporation; and Hitachi Chemical Company America Ltd.

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