Friday, October 01, 2010

Whirlpool unit fined in price-fix plan
Page 11A of Friday, October 1, 2010 issue of The Detroit News
Embraco pays $92M, cooperates in probe that slaps Panasonic
BY JACLYN TROP, The Detroit News
A subsidiary of Michigan-based Whirlpool and Panasonic Corp. have agreed to plead guilty and pay $141 million in fines for their involvement in an international conspiracy to fix the prices of household and commercial refrigerant compressors.