MONOPOLY: Nylon for Everybody

For seven years, the Justice Department's cartel-busting case against Wilmington's Du Pont and Britain's Imperial Chemical Industries has dragged through U.S. courts. In the interim both companies, charged with dividing up the world's chemical market and restricting production, have voluntarily taken steps to make the charges obsolete. Against the charge that I.C.I, does not compete with Du Pont in the U.S., the British company bought up Providence's Arnold Hoffman & Co., Inc., last year sold $8,200,000 worth of goods in the U.S. Du Pont, accused of monopolizing nylon, voluntarily turned over...

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