Saint-Gobain/Norton Industrial Ceramics Corporation, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of Saint-Gobain/Norton Industrial Ceramics Corporation
FTC Matter/File Number:

9510096

Docket Number:

C-3673

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Consent order preserves competition in the production and sale of certain refractory products and hot surface igniters. The order permits the acquisition of The Carborundum Company but requires divestiture of Carborundum's Monofrax fused cast refractories business in New York, its hot surface igniter business in Puerto Rico, and its silicon carbide refractories business in New Jersey to Commission approved acquirers.