8 claims that J-M Manufacturing
, now trading as JM Eagle, and its former parent company.
The company, which makes plastic pipe, was bought by a New Jersey competitor, J-M Manufacturing, this year and now operates under the name JM Eagle.
About six months later, in January 2007, the company announced that it was being purchased by J-M Manufacturing.
J-M Manufacturing received approval from the bankruptcy court in late August.
J-M Manufacturing now has 13 manufacturing plants in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas.
The beller was delivered to J-M Manufacturing
, a unit of Formosa Plastics in Adel, Ga.
Eugene-based PW Eagle announced Friday that it is now part of J-M Manufacturing, a larger competitor with headquarters in New Jersey.
Two of those funds, Pirate Capital and Caxton Associates, pressured the company's management to "maximize shareholder value," which resulted in an announcement in January that the company was being sold to J-M Manufacturing, the country's largest maker of PVC.