The Swiss Competition Authority fines firms dealing with window and window doors a total of 7.6 million CHF for fixing the date and level of price increases (Window mounting cartel)

I. Summary The Swiss Competition Commission fines firms dealing with window and window doors a total of 7.6 million CHF for fixing the date and level of price increases. II. CaseA. Parties/market structure Leading procuders of mountings for windows and window doors Roto Frank AG, Germany [1] Siegenia-Aubi AG, Switzerland [2] (Subsidiary of Sigenia-Aubi, Germany) Winkhaus Fenstertechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Switzerland [3] (Branch of Winkhaus, Germany) Gretsch-Unitas AG, Switzerland [4] (Subsidiary of Gretsch-Unitas, Germany) Mayer & Co Beschläge GmbH, Austria [5] Some of the foreign producers distribute their products either via their subsidiary companies (i.e. distribution companies) or Swiss wholesalers, in particular the following: Large distributors of mountings

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Patrick Krauskopf, Katrin Emmenegger, The Swiss Competition Authority fines firms dealing with window and window doors a total of 7.6 million CHF for fixing the date and level of price increases (Window mounting cartel), 18 October 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin Commitment Decisions, Art. N° 34801

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