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2014-04-04 20:20:29

LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Formosa Plastics Corp. USA will pay $22.5 million to settle its liability in a whistleblower lawsuit involving PVC pipe manufactured by a former subsidiary, JM Eagle, under the terms of a settlement agreement approved this week by a federal judge. The settlement by Formosa Plastics doesn't cover JM Eagle's liability. Meanwhile, the lawsuit against JM Eagle continues. The lawsuit alleges that JM Eagle "falsely represented to its customers . ....

2014-02-24 16:22:46

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JM Eagle, the world's largest maker of plastic pipe, has filed a libel suit against the Phillips & Cohen law firm for a false and defamatory press release the firm issued boasting of a jury verdict against the pipe maker. The November 15, 2013 press release falsely stated that a federal jury found JM Eagle (formerly J-M Manufacturing) had manufactured "faulty," "substandard," "weak," and "shoddy" pipe that it sold to public utilities,...

2014-01-13 20:21:54

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The goal of privately raising $1.3 million to fund on-body cameras for Los Angeles police officers has been reached thanks in part to a $100,000 donation from Walter Wang, president and CEO of Los Angeles-based JM Eagle, the world's largest plastic pipe manufacturer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/LA45709) The donation that put the campaign over the top was announced by Police Commission President Steve Soboroff who...

2013-11-14 20:25:13

Former Head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Said He Could Not See How "any allegations of poor quality products could be credible or have merit" LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JM Eagle, the world's largest maker of plastic pipe, said that it would immediately appeal today's jury verdict in a lawsuit brought by a former disgruntled employee, who alleged that the company made false claims in relation to its production of pipe he claimed to be substandard. "While we...

2013-03-04 16:21:02

Supporting World Water Day March 22, 2013 LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JM Eagle, the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe, is joining the effort to call attention to the limited availability of fresh drinking water and education around the world with a three week social media campaign starting March 4 and concluding March 22 on World Water Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111215/LA23895LOGO) To build awareness for World Water Day, the company...

2012-12-18 12:22:52

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JM Eagle, the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe, has announced that it will donate $1 million dollars to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, which was established by Governor Chris Christie to aid, comfort and rebuild New Jersey. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111215/LA23895LOGO) JM Eagle began operations in Livingston, N.J., in 1982 and relocated its headquarters office to Los Angeles, Calif., in 2007. JM Eagle...

2012-12-06 16:24:47

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JM Eagle the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe, has donated 10,000 blankets to Roads of Success (ROS) towards their work with Syrian refugees in Jordan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111215/LA23895LOGO) The blankets along with other donated items were gathered at a warehouse in Bell, Calif., provided by Help the Children. Local volunteers and JM Eagle employees sorted and loaded the items onto a 53-foot truck bound...

2012-09-05 14:25:33

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JM Eagle, the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe, has launched a new website, truthaboutpipes.com dedicated to educating engineers and municipal decision makers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111215/LA23895LOGO) The website features articles on topics important for our nation's infrastructure such as longevity and durability of material, ease of installation, financial costs, and environmental impact. "Truthaboutpipes.com...

2012-08-08 10:21:22

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JM Eagle, the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe, is proud to announce that its Kingman plant has received the 2012 Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) certification. The Kingman plant earned certification after it passed a comprehensive inspection and evaluation of its facility and safety program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111215/LA23895LOGO) "SHARP certification is a coveted distinction among small...

2012-06-07 10:21:25

LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JM Eagle, the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe, is expanding production of solid-wall high-density polyethylene at two of its plants to meet demand in northern U.S. and Canadian markets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111215/LA23895LOGO) Converting its Sunnyside, Wash., plant from PVC to PE production and boosting the number of PE lines at its Meadville, Pa., plant, the company aims to better serve the...