By Rebecca Robledo | 8.16.2012
Megadistributor PoolCorp and the manufacturers known in the industry as “The Big Three” are being accused of anti-competitive activity in a lawsuit that the plaintiffs are hoping will gain class action status.
The claim originally was filed solely against the Covington, La.-based distributor. But the plaintiffs amended their suit to include the manufacturers — Hayward Pool Products of Elizabeth, N.J., Pentair Aquatic Systems of Sanford, N.C., and Zodiac Pool Systems in Vista, Calif.
All are accused of